Now Accepting Housing Applications for Spring and Summer 2013
International House Philadelphia is a multicultural residential center, and a source of distinctive international programming. A warm friendly living environment, each year IHP is home to more than 1,000 students, scholars and professional trainees from as many as 95 countries, including the U.S., who attend area colleges, universities and medical institutions.
Here, you will make friends from around the world and become part of a unique community where all cultures are celebrated and shared.
EIGHT GREAT REASONS TO LIVE AT INTERNATIONAL HOUSE PHILADELPHIA
International House is conveniently located in University City, adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. Temple University and other Philadelphia area academic institutions are easily accessible by public transportation. The museums, theaters, shopping and major corporate offices of Center City Philadelphia are only minutes away.
2. Security + Convenience
Our 24 – hour security staff ensures a safe environment for residents and guests. On-site amenities include computer center, study room, coin-operated laundry, coffee shop, secure indoor bike room and plenty of areas for community socializing.
3. Flexible Housing Agreements
With 379 rooms and apartments, we can accommodate residents for periods from a few weeks to several years (housing agreements renewed annually). Occasionally, we can also house overnight guests.
4. Social + Cultural Life
Enjoy coffee hours, dance and holiday parties, excursions around the Philadelphia region and weekend trips to nearby cities and attractions. Our residents have free access to our student center, TV room, music practice rooms, ping pong table, a pool table and other recreational activities. In addition, residents receive free tickets to International House’s acclaimed film and music programs, sneak peek movie screenings and many cultural events.
5. Orientation + Support
Resident Advisors and staff greet you when you arrive, answer your questions and introduce you to International House and Philadelphia. They will help you adjust to life in the United States and provide support whenever you need it.
6. Wireless Internet Access + On-site Computer Center
Wireless internet access makes connecting to the world fast and easy. Our fully wired computer center features PCs with the latest software.
7. Privacy + Quiet
Everyone needs privacy and quiet for studying, sleeping and personal activities. Single rooms provide that privacy, but because they are located within a suite, they also offer the friendly support of community living. Additional quiet space can be found in our 24-hour study center.
8. Opportunities for Personal Development
Residents have the chance to plan, lead and participate in various programs including lectures, cultural performances, leadership training programs, and roundtable discussions on various world events. It’s a great opportunity to share your perspective on the world and learn about someone else’s.
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