Housing and Meals

A representative from International Affairs will contact exchange students with information about on-campus accommodation after the student has been admitted. Exchange students are required to live on campus and purchase a meal plan. No exceptions. Students must submit a $225 housing deposit to complete the housing application.

Residence Halls

UIW's Residence Life and Housing creates a safe and inclusive community, provides supportive services, and cultivates holistic growth through the UIW Mission. We would like your stay in the campus residence halls to complement your total educational experience. There are a number of campus housing options available. Interested in seeing what your future home may look like? Visit our online video tours of our halls! Learn more about the amenities, style, and an inside look of your part of the Nest! View online video tours of each hall.


We encourage our exchange student population to live in Intercultural House (I-House), the newest Living and Learning Community at UIW. Sponsored in conjunction with International Student and Scholar Services and Residence Life and Housing Operations, I-House develops a global community for students around the globe.

I-House's community is located in the Township Apartments with room for 14 international/exchange students per year. Students living in I-House are required to take  GOVT 1391 Human Rights with Dr. Dittloff together and attend required globally-focused programming. Programming.

I-House applications close July 1, 2021 for the 2021-22 school year. Interested students will need to complete a Housing application with Residence Life and the I-House application (after being accepted to UIW's Incoming Exchange program). Follow I-House on Instagram: @uiwihouse.

Meal Plans

All exchange students are required to purchase a meal plan (Plans: Platinum, Gold, Bronze, Silver and Bronze). Meal plan options will be dependent on the building of residence. Our Campus Dining Services can accommodate your special dietary requirements (gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, etc.). For more information, please visit Sodexo’s UIW website.

  • Platinum: $2,500 per semester (17 meals per week plus $550 DD per semester)
  • Gold: $2,400 per semester (16 meals per week plus $500 DD per semester)
  • Silver: $2,250 per semester (12 meals per week plus $650 DD per semester)
  • Bronze: $2,050 per semester (8 meals per week plus $825 DD per semester)

Board meals can only be utilized at the Student Engagement Center (SEC) cafeteria. Dining Dollars (DD) may be utilized at all on-campus locations.

View 2020-2021 Housing and Meal Plan Rates

Housing Application Tutorial

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