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Options for international students who are studying at UCLA ExtensionOptions for international students who are studying at UCLA Extension
Students may choose between dormitory-style or apartment accommodations. Meal plans are available. Students have access to computer labs, fitness centers, and swimming pools.
Here you can see more information about summer housing on campus at UCLA: Housing on Campus - University of California Los Angeles
Please be aware that UCLA Extension does not manage, endorse, nor make specific recommendations regarding the housing facilities listed within our housing section. This information is provided simply to assist students. The providers listed are not the only housing options available.
Further, all housing contracts and arrangements are between students and housing providers and are not the responsibility of UCLA Extension. You are responsible for arranging your own accommodations directly with the housing provider of your choice.
We suggest you make arrangements for housing and confirm your arrangements well in advance of your arrival.
Here there are some options
Residences Halls (off-campus):
Westwood Hall (Room + 19 meals per week)Westwood Hall provides year-round dormitory-style accommodation. Westwood Hall is located on the east border of the UCLA Campus, directly across the street from the beautiful Mathias Botanical Garden. The residence has two buildings house, with a maximum occupancy of around 70 students. Living at Westwood Hall means you will not only have the opportunity to explore the greater Los Angeles area, but also to explore the cultural diversity that an international dormitory has to offer. The rooms are fully furnished, include utilities, Wi-Fi internet connection and 19 meals per week which are prepared in house by their own chef, with snacks available between meals. Bathrooms are shared, and coin operated laundry facilities are located within both buildings.
Dormshare Westwood (Hostel-Residence)DormShare Westwood is a hostel that also is used by student as a dormitory-style residence. Students can be provided with a private room or a shared space with a bed, television, and phone charger. A shared kitchen is also available, and all guests use a shared bathroom with several showers. This is a great place to meet people from all over the world. It is located right next to the W hotel Beverly Hills, and just one block from UCLA.
The University Cooperative Housing Association (CO-OP) (room + 19 meals per week)*Only for Certificate programs and postgraduate programs. Students from English Programs cannot live here
The Co-op provides year-round dormitory-style accommodations. The Co-op is located within walking distance to UCLA Extension classes. 19 meals are included in the housing fees. Students have access to a computer lab, library, and recreation rooms. Availability is very limited and there is a long waiting list. No maid service. Less privacy but more chances to meet and make friends. You must supply your own pillow, bed sheets, and towels.
Furnished apartments provide year-round furnished accommodations. Full kitchens are available for students to prepare their own meals. Students may have access to parking, laundry facilities, and a pool. Students have the option of a shared or private apartment.
Zuma HousingZuma Housing manages furnished apartments for domestic and international students. Zuma offers a variety of housing solutions for different budgets and demands. Most popular room options are the shared bedroom and the private bedroom options, which both include shared common areas. Zuma can also arrange a private studio or one bedroom apartments upon request
Solutions in LASolutions in LA has different accommodation options in Los Angeles. Its apartments are all inclusive and all utilities (electricity, gas, internet, cable television) are all paid for. Solutions in LA’s apartments will come ready with a desk, library and closets for each student. In addition to these amenities, cable television, internet and air conditioning are included. Solutions in LA currently offer the following housing options: Studio apartment, 1 bedroom with 1 occupant, 1 bedroom with roommate (total 2 occupants), 2 bedrooms with at least 1 roommate (2 occupants per bedroom), 2 bedrooms with 1 occupant per bedroom.
Student.comStudent.com is a leading marketplace for international student housing, helping students find their perfect home abroad.
Universal Student Housing Apartments (USH)USH apartments provide year round furnished accommodations. USH apartments are located within walking distance to ALC classes. The apartments are in a secure building with 24 hour emergency support. Students have access to a rooftop pool, sauna, and jacuzzi. No maid service. Good for mature students. Students are responsible for their own dishes and laundry. Two students per bathroom. Private rooms and apartments available.
Oakwood Corporate HousingOakwood provides year round furnished accommodations. Palazzo Westwood property is located within walking distance to ALC classes. Marina del Rey property is located 30 minutes from ALC classes and UCLA by bus. The apartments have a maid service option available. Students have access to swimming pools and fitness centers in both properties. Maid service and house-wares provided at an additional charge. Good for mature students. Students are responsible for their own dishes and laundry. Student must find their own roommate(s).
Westwood Village ApartmentsWestwood Village Apartments provide year round furnished accommodations. Westwood Village Apartments are located within walking distance to ALC classes. The apartments have a maid service option available. Students have access to a fitness center, sauna, and rooftop pool. Maid service and housewares provided at an additional charge. Good for mature students. Students are responsible for their own dishes and laundry. Student must find their own roommate(s).
433 MidvaleFurnished apartment accommodations - available year-round. 10-minute walk to American Language Center classes. Apartments are in a secure building with 24-hour emergency support. Students have access to high-speed internet access, gated parking, and laundry facilities. Students must sign a minimum, one-year contract (half-year may be available depending on availability)
Homestays: (living with an American family):
Homestays provide year-round accommodations. Students live and interact with a family in the Los Angeles area. Meal plans are available. Students have the options of a shared or private room.
Universal Student Housing Homestays (USH)USH homestays are available year round. Students live and interact with a family in the Los Angeles area. 1 or 2 meals per day are available. Host families are located 10-to-30 minutes by bus from ALC classes and UCLA. 10-to-30-minute bus ride to ALC classes. You must live by the family's rules. Some hosts provide private bathrooms and showers.
Student International Housing, Inc.Student International Housing homestays are available year round. Students live and interact with a family in the Los Angeles area. 1 or 2 meals per day are available. Host families are located 10 to 30 minutes by bus from ALC classes and UCLA. 10 to 30 minutes bus ride to ALC classes. You must live by the family's rules. Some hosts provide private bathrooms and showers. Website: www.studentinternationalhousing.com
Other housing options:
The UCLA Community Housing OfficeThe UCLA Community Housing Office provides an off campus apartment database.
The Daily BruinLook for the housing ads on the UCLA Newspaper
AIRBNBAirbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to book short-term accommodations around the world.
CraigslistCraigslist is one of the most popular sites between students in order to look and offer housing.
WestsiderentalsGood alternative for long-term housing (1 year)
UCLA Extension has four options for international students
Intensive English Language Programs at the American Language Center of the University of California Los Angeles
More than 50 Certificate Programs for international students.
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