Whether you are a Global Science and Engineering (GSEP) scholar, an international student, or simply want to live in a dynamic community with students from around the world, your first step in making the International House learning community your new home is to follow this easy application process:

Please note that space is limited and assignments are made based on the date of application.

Admission Process

1. Submit the International House application

Read carefully, complete, and submit the International House Application and Personal Statement online.

2. Submit a residence hall contact application

Apply to live on campus with the Office of Housing and Residence life online at

3. Applications decision

If not admitted, you will receive a letter indicating so soon after.

4. Letter of acceptance

If admitted, the applicant will receive an acceptance letter to the International House. The letter will be sent electronically to the current e-mail address on file. The acceptance letter confirms that a space has been reserved for you based on the term you applied. 

5. Housing and Residence Life is notified

After acceptance to the International House, the Office of Housing and Residence Life will receive notification from the Center of International Education regarding your acceptance and eligibility to be assigned to a space at the International House at Northern Arizona University in Campus Heights.

6. Room assignments

Reapplication students will be able to select their own room through the reapplication process. New students to NAU will be assigned by International House and Housing and Residence Life staff.

7. Deadline

There is no current deadline, applications are accepted on a rolling basis until space is filled in the International House for the fall semester.


Reapplication Process

1. Returning International House students

If you are a returning I-House student, complete the I-House Returners Form to request to return to live in the International House for another year.

2. New International House applicants who already live on campus

Follow the steps above in the Admissions Process. If accepted, you will be contacted through e-mail and will be informed of the date to choose your room online through the Housing and Residence Life reapplication process.