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Visiting International University Students (non-matriculated)


You can choose to live on or off-campus during your time at UCI. Each option offers different benefits, so select the one that works best for you.

On-Campus Housing

Experience all that UCI has to offer by living in on-campus dorms in the Arroyo Vista housing community. These are conveniently located within walking distance to the center of campus and classrooms.

  • Group-style housing/co-ed building with same gender bedrooms and bathrooms
  • Fully-furnished bedroom, including bed linens and towels
  • Air conditioning NOT included
  • Free wired internet in your bedroom
  • Cable TV and DVD player provided in common living room
  • Large, fully-equipped common kitchen
  • Steps away from the Anteater Recreation Center, UCI's state-of-the-art athletic facility
  • Community Center with pool table, table tennis, foosball, large screen TV, outdoor basketball and volleyball courts, game equipment, and computer lab
  • 10-15 minute walk to campus classrooms
  • Live-in Resident Advisor
  • Live on campus with other international and matriculated UCI students
  • Cost varies by length of stay: $1,049 - $2,098
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Off-Campus Apartment Housing - Limited Space Available

Many UCI students in their junior and senior years choose to live off campus. For an authentic upper class student experience, you can opt to live in off-campus apartment housing, which provides you with greater independence and responsibility. Kapi Residences' apartments are located in one of the biggest off-campus communities with a large population of friendly and welcoming UCI students.

  • Apartment housing shared by 4 students of the same gender
  • Located in a safe and convenient location
    • 3.2 km from the UCI campus
    • Adjacent to UCI shuttle and public bus routes
    • Near grocery stores, shopping plazas, banks, bike trails, and parks
    • Bicycle rental available for use
  • Fully-furnished two-bedroom, two-bath apartments with fully-equipped kitchens
  • Air conditioning included as well as all utilities (electricity, gas, water, etc.)
  • Free Wifi and Apple TV (Netflix, Hulu, Fox, and other streaming services)
  • Includes bedding set, towels, and twice-a-month house cleaning
  • Swimming pools, hot tub, fitness center, basketball, tennis and badminton courts
  • Flexible arrival and departure dates – arrive before the program begins or stay after it ends
  • On-site resident advisor and field manager
  • Diverse and eco-friendly communities with a large UCI student population
  • Cost varies by length of stay: $950 – 1,980
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