Home Stay with an American Family :
Students receive room, breakfast and dinner on school days, all weekend meals, and laundry facilities.
- The opportunity to practice English every day
- The chance to learn about American culture first-hand
- The comfort of a new family away from home
Georgetown Square Apartments :
SILC has several apartments in a complex that are available for graduate students. The charges for the apartment include all utilities and kitchen supplies and vary by the number of roommates.
- Easy access to SILC and other campus computer/language labs, the gym, and the library on the Blue Bus; access to shopping areas on the Red Bus; access to other UA transit routes
- More opportunity to interact with students from many other countries
- Kitchen in your apartment and laundry facilities on site
- Bed linens, towels, cookware, microwave, refrigerator & TV included
- All utilities paid, including electricity, water & cable TV & Internet
- Lease is only 9 weeks instead of 6 months. Students don’t have to find their own apartment.
- 9-week contract & deposit required
- Student must be independent & responsible
- Learning to get along with an apartment mate is sometimes a challenge
- 2-4 people per 2-bedroom apartment
Campus Residence Halls :
Undergraduate students can live choose to live in the on-campus residence halls and purchase a meal plan to eat meals at the campus dining center. The approximate cost per term for room and board is $1,800.
- Easy access to campus computer/language labs, the gym, and the library; access to shopping areas on the Red Bus; access to other UA transit routes
- More opportunity to interact with students from many other countries as well as Americans interested in international topics
- Hall coordinators arrange special social events and learning activities
- All utilities paid, including electricity, water, & cable TV & Internet
- Students should remain in the residence hall for the academic school year unless returning home or transferring to another university.
- Students must purchase a meal plan
Non-SILC Apartment Housing :
Students interested in living in apartments can be provided with a current list of available apartments within bus distance of the school. If a student has limited English ability, he or she should consult with the Spring before signing a lease, connecting utilities, such as phone, electricity, and gas, and purchasing/renting furniture. The Spring may also be able to put the student in touch with an experienced student who can help with the apartment search.