Short-term visitors:

If you are coming for a short-term visit to ICSI and would like us to make a reservation at any of the following hotels, please send an email to Please tell us whom you will be visiting and the purpose of your visit, the dates of your stay, and your hotel preference, if any.

In addition, the following options are available:

Long-term visitors:

ICSI has very good contacts with Berkeley landlords who offer furnished rental units. If you are coming to ICSI as a long-term visitor and would like assistance finding housing, please complete this questionnaire and return it to In order to fill out the form, you will need to first save it to your local computer. We will also help you search the Cal Rentals site for furnished houses and apartments.

In addition, the following options are available:

The Berkeley International Office has a very useful guide for international students and scholars available here. We recommend reading the sections about Berkeley neighborhoods and finding housing before you begin your housing search.

For more information about Berkeley rental laws, tenant's rights, and frequently asked questions, check the Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board website.