Whether you are an international student, a Global Science and Engineering Program student, a Global Business Program 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 apply.

Admissions Process

1. Submit the International House application

Read carefully, complete, and submit the International House Application and Personal Statement online. If you currently live in the I-House, please complete the I-House Returners Form to request to return to live in the International House for another year. Students who currently live on-campus participate in the Priority Admissions Process and if accepted to the International House are able to select their room at the I-House room selection day on Saturday, March 26th.

2. Submit a residence hall contact application

Apply to live on campus with the Office of Housing and Residence life online through the NAU Housing Portal.

3. Notification letter

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. If not admitted or placed on the waiting list, you will also receive an e-mail indicating so. On-campus applicants participating in the Priority Admissions Process will be notified of their status on March 18th. Students who apply outside of the Priority Admissions Process will be notified of their status for the fall semester on May 3rd.

4. 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.

5. Room assignments

Students who are new to NAU, or who applied after the Priority Admissions Process, will be assigned a room by International House and Housing and Residence Life staff.

6. Deadline

The deadline for on-campus students to participate in the Priority Admissions Process is March 11th. After that, applications submitted by May 1st will be reviewed for I-House admissions. Applications submitted after May 1st will be eligible for the I-House waiting list for the fall semester.