International House

International House

Modern, spacious, air-conditioned residence halls

  • double occupancy
  • American roommates when possible
  • computer and telephone access in all rooms
  • computer labs in all residence halls
  • each room has desk, chair, dresser, closet, and bed

Am I Welcomed?

With a name like International House, students might think it is a place exclusively designed for foreign students. However, that is not the case. The I-House is a way to ensure spaces for foreign students on the campus, but it is also a place for American students to live and be educated on a variety of cultures they have never experienced before. So, if you are an American and you are wondering if there is a place for you in this exceptional dorm, the answer is: Yes! Of course.

The International House is not a boundary between the foreign and the American students, but rather a meeting place where cultural exchanges and incredible friendships flourish.

Better your university experience by mixing yourself with a myriad of nationalities, learning from their lifestyles and educating them on American culture. Choose the International House to gain the greatest experience on campus.

Is Living in the I-House Different?

Your experience at UNCW will definitely change if you choose International House as your dorm. Everyday life will turn from a normal, bland experience to one full of exciting and diverse encounters.

You are guaranteed to have a better experience because you will have the opportunity to see the world in the eyes of others’ from around the world.

These new perspectives will help you to grow and mature as a student and a person. You will share experiences with cultures you are unfamiliar with. You will even learn what friendship, tolerance and diversity means. After your experience in the I-House, you will be able to discuss and navigate globalization and cultural differences prevalent in our world today.

Is the I-House A Better Place To Live?

In terms of amenities, the I-House is as luxurious as it comes. It offers larger spaces and it is well equipped. The I-House’s rooms are larger than those other Residence Halls, and we all know that when you are sharing a room with another person, every inch counts. The bathrooms have a larger quantity of showers and toilets, which is convenient no matter what time of day it is.

Finally, the I-House as part of the Tri-House area is located near Wagoner (the principle dining hall), the Recreation Center and Chancellor’s Walk (the main walkway on campus). Everything about living in the International House makes your life easier.

What Can I Expect Living at the I-House?

The International House hallways are constantly decorated by the resident assistants and students, creating a warm and welcoming feeling as soon as you arrive. The I-House has a multitude of socializing opportunities for each student who lives there. Parties, get-togethers, Tri-House area programs and other social activities are common experiences and guarantees that you will make new friends!

The I-House also provides you with a great way to get studying done. The dorm has a separate study room.  Also, mandatory quiet hours at night will provide you with a stress-free environment. Without a doubt, the experiences shared while living in the International House cannot be matched by any other dorm on campus. Make the I-House your primary housing option today. Apply now.

Many of our international students reside here and space is normally available for American students who are interested in learning more about different cultures through day to day interactions.


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