Welcome to housing at I-House!
For opportunities to make friends from the U.S. and around the world while living in a safe and supportive environment, apply to live at International House, home to 70 U.S. and international SJSU students
- Perspective on coming to the U.S. and Living in I-House
- An International Student's Road to Success Through SJSU
- Analyse du Centre International de l'Université d'Etat de San José (PDF)
- A Second Family When I Needed One Most
- A Story to Tell, by an alumnus
- See videos on I-House in Newsletters and Media
Home to U.S. and international students
Apply Now for housing!!
I-House is home to U.S. and international students. Residents come each semester from approximately 25 countries on 5 continents, study in a wide variety of majors across the university, and range in age from 18-early 30's.
Applications for housing at the I-House are reviewed beginning in March for Fall semester and beginning in October for Spring semester. Apply now.
Please e-mail housing applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks to the generosity of the Bordoni/Simpkins family, residents of I-House were awarded thousands of dollars in scholarship assistance in 2022-2023. Applications will re-open in fall 2023.
I-House Leadership Work Opportunities
Residents holding positions as Head Resident and Resident Advisors receive full room and board as compensation for their leadership. Network Administrator & Alternate RAs receive partial compensation.
I-House Residence Costs
We offer a one semester housing contract at the I-House with flexible payment plans and opportunities to work at I-House, which meets the on-campus work requirement for international students. Review the current information on Costs . View photos of bedrooms at I-House.
Admitted Spartan Day Webinar Recording
View the SJSU Wellness Center webpage for details regarding vaccination information. Please note that ALL residents of on-campus housing including the I-House must be fully vaccinated prior to move-in.
Thank you to Marketshare, Inc: Marketing for HomeBuilders for supporting I-House!
Fred Wilhelm, Marketshare, Inc owner, and San Jose Rotary Club member made a generous donation to I-House by installing the SJSU International House lettering that graces the front of our beautiful building.
Events & Activities
Check out special I-House events including Lawn Games, Internationally-Inspired Pancake Breakfast, & International Quiz.
Residents learn about each other's cultures through Cross-cultural workshops
Check out Newsletters and Media to see the creative work of our residents.