ELIGIBILITY:

For Study Abroad students:
  • SUMC-sponsored housing. All options available.
For Freshman students:
  • Semesters one and two: Host family OR Residence.
  • Successive semesters: SUMC-sponsored housing. All options available.

HOUSING OPTIONS:

HOUSING TYPE SHARED APARTMENT RESIDENCE HALL HOMESTAY
DESCRIPTION Four Suffolk students live together, with a shared bathroom, living area and small kitchen. The apartment building is full of non-student occupants (elderly, families with children, single people of all ages). Students are responsible for their own cooking and cleaning A more “typical” college dorm experience. Roommates are from Suffolk. Other residents are primarily Spanish university students  Living with a family is the best way to experience Spanish culture and language 
ROOM TYPE 4 students per apartment. Double and single rooms. Distribution decided amongst flat mates  Double rooms with bathroom and shower. Equipped with mini fridge and sink. Weekly cleaning of common areas  Double or single rooms. Shared bathroom with other family members 
MEAL PLAN  Debit card provided to cover two meals per day, Monday – Friday. Weekends not included Full Board: 3 meals per day, 7 days a week  Half Board: 2 meals per day (usually breakfast and dinner), 7 days a week 
GUEST POLICY 

Overnight guests are not allowed 

Overnight guests are not allowed  Overnight guests are not allowed 
CURFEW No curfew  No curfew  No curfew 
LOCATION  15-minute-walk from campus  10-minute-walk from campus  Locations vary. Usually less than 20 minutes door to door 
LAUNDRY SERVICE Self-service. Washing machine provided. No dryer Self-service. Coin-op washer and dryer in the basement  Laundry services included 
CLEANING SERVICE Weekly cleaning of common areas provided Twice weekly cleaning of common areas provided Cleaning services included 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION  Debit card can be used for food or supplies. Students are responsible for all meals. Towels, bed linen, pillows, and blankets are included 24-hour gym, study spaces and common areas on site. Towels, bed linen, pillows, and blankets are included  Dietary preferences and allergies are more easily attended to. Towels, bed linen, pillows, and blankets are included