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  

  Home to U.S. and international students

Internationally-Inspired Pancake Breakfast with President Cynthia Teniente-Matson, Spring 2023

PCB Photo with President Teniente-Matson spring 2023

Lawn Games

Lawn Games 4/18/23

Join us April 18th from 11-2 on Tower Lawn to relax on the lawn, or to play a variety of games.  All SJSU students are welcome.

Prospective Residents

Apply Now for housing!!

Capitola group at wharf 4/24/22
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 ihouse@sjsu.edu


Are you a matriculated degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student? Apply now to live at I-House AND Apply now for the I-House scholarship In fall 2022, thanks to the generosity of the Bordoni/Simpkins family, residents of I-House were awarded thousands of dollars in scholarship assistance.  

Apply to I-House_Scholarships Available Flyer

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. 


Admitted Spartan Day spring 2022

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 

Vaccination Requirements

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. 

I-House facade Best for Viewing 

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.