Where Should I Live?

Once you decide where to live, PLEASE REMEMBER to fill out our Housing Request Form located on the Applications Forms page.

 

 

On Campus Residence Halls (UA Conditionally Admitted Students Only) Cost: Price varies upon residence hall availability Detailed information about campus residence halls is available at housing.uark.edu Prices on the Housing website are based upon an academic year (August-May). SILC students must submit a SILC Housing Application to jbowie@uark.edu if they want to live in a residence hall. All students living in a residence hall must purchase a meal plan for the University of Arkansas dining centers (i.e. cafeterias). Meal plan:$1,327.00 per semester and up  Advantages:  • Easy access to campus facilities,   computers, gyms, libraries,   Spring International classrooms,   UA transit stops, and shopping • Kitchens and free laundry room  on site • Free cable TV access and cable   internet services • Chance to live in an intergrated   American & International   community  Considerations: The University of Arkansas requires freshman students to live in campus residence halls. This option is restricted to Freshmen students with conditional admission to the university.  • Shared room (limited single rooms   available at a higher cost) • Learning to get along with a   roommate is sometimes a   challenge • Community bathrooms on each   floor. Bathrooms are cleaned   daily. Georgetown Square (Off Campus) Cost (2 Residents per Apartment): Approximately $1,100.00 per 9-week term per person and $250 security deposit to be returned if apartment is in good condition upon departure. Cost (3-4 Residents per Apartment): Approximately $900.00 per 9-week term per person and $250 security deposit to be returned if apartment is in good condition upon departure.  For those who do not want to cook, food is available at various places on and off campus.  Advantages:  • Easy access to campus facilities,   computers, gyms, libraries, Spring   International classrooms, UA   transit stops, and shopping • Opportunities to interact with other   international students from many   other countries • Kitchens in the apartments and   laundry facilities on the site • Shopping, groceries and restaurants   are nearby. • Free cable TV and cable internet   services • Telephone Service    Considerations: LIMITED AVAILABILITY For Graduate and Upper Classmen  • A 9-week contract is required for   the term • Limited personal attention • Two to four people per 2-bedroom   apartment • Learning to get along with an   apartment mate is sometimes a   challenge • Need to clean your own bathroom,   kitchen and bedroom  Noble Oaks (Off Campus) Cost (2 Residents per 1 Bedroom Apartment): Approximately $900.00 per 9-week term per person and $200 security deposit to be returned if apartment is in good condition upon departure. Cost (Single or Family Occupancy): Approximately $1800.00 per 9-week term per person and $200 security deposit to be returned if apartment is in good condition upon departure.  For those who do not want to cook, food is available at various places on and off campus.  Advantages:  • Easy access to campus facilities,   computers, gyms, libraries, Spring   International classrooms, UA   transit stops, and shopping • Opportunities to interact with other   international students from many   other countries • Kitchen, washing machine and   dryer in the apartment • Bed linens, towels, cookware,   microwave are provided • Shopping, groceries and   restaurants are nearby. • Free cable TV and cable internet   services • Telephone Service  Considerations: For Graduate and Upper Classmen VERY LIMITED AVAILABILITY  • A 9-week contract is required for   the term • Limited personal attention • One-bedroom apartment   (double occupancy) • Learning to get along with an   apartment mate is sometimes a   challenge • Need to clean your own bathroom,   kitchen and bedroom Off Campus Apartments Cost (Unfurnished):  • 1 bedroom: $350 and up, plus   additional deposit • 2 bedroom: $400 and up, plus   additional deposit Cost (Furnished):  • 1 bedroom: $400 and up, plus   additional deposit • 2 bedroom: $450 and up, plus   additional deposit  Advantages:  • Freedom to do as you please • Can choose location • Save money, if you are willing   to share a bedroom • Choose your own roommate • Prepare own food  Considerations:  • Expensive - You will have to pay   deposits and monthly bills for   telephone, gas, TV cable, internet,   etc. • Most apartments require a three   to six month lease • You must provide sheets, towels,   pillows, dishes, pots, pans, TV,   phone, food, etc. VERY COSTLY   for short stays • Need to clean your own apartment Homestay with an American Family Cost: $500 per month Living with an American family(Breakfast and dinner included)  Advantages:  • An opportunity to see how   Americans live • A good chance for you to improve   your English • Two meals a day are provided • Transportation to and from school   is provided  Considerations: For Graduate and Upper Classmen VERY LIMITED AVAILABILITY  • Living with strangers • You may not enjoy the local foods   or cooking style • Cultural differences may arise   between you and your host • May live a 15-20 minute drive from   the university • You will be part of the family. You   must spend time with your family   and respect their rules. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring International Language Center

UPTW

1 University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR  72701

USA

 

phone:  +1-479-575-7600

fax:      +1-479-575-7673

email:    silc@uark.edu

 

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Spring International Language Center (SILC) at the University of Arkansas is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) and the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET) and continues to uphold the highest standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. The United States Department of Education recognizes both CEA and ACCET.  SILC is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.