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There are a number of housing options for your stay. You can live on campus in a residence hall or an apartment, if available, or you can live off campus in an apartment or room. You could also choose to participate in a homestay program.

Please note that the UW International & English Language Programs office does not make housing arrangements. We recommend that you reserve housing as soon as possible before your arrival.

On-Campus Housing

Living on campus in a residence hall or apartment puts you at the center of university life, within easy walking distance of your classes and other campus locations.

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Off-Campus Apartments & Shared Housing

When you rent an apartment or room in a nearby neighborhood, you can prepare your own meals and have control over when you move in and out.

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By staying with an American family, you can practice your English daily and learn more about local customs and culture. 

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Short-Term Housing

If you arrive early and need a place to stay for a few days, consider one of these nearby hotels or an Airbnb.

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