The San Francisco State University International
Learning Community is one of several on-campus Residential Learning
Communities which offer living/learning programs to SF State residents.
The International Learning Community is designed to accommodate
140 domestic and international students who wish to live and study together.
The international perspective, developed in the International
Learning Community can enhance students' ability to learn better
and be prepared to understand their role in today's society.
The international leaning community is located in building C on
the Village at Centennial Square.
It is a 10-minute walk to the center of campus and a short distance
from the Residential Dining hall, City Eats. The International Learning
Community houses undergraduate and graduate students in two or three
bedroom apartments. It offers shared and private bedrooms in each
Although residents of the International Learning Community are not
asked to sign up for the same classes, students automatically have
roommates to study with, help get to classes in the morning, and
collaborate on assignments. Residential Life staff members provide
study sessions to assist in academic success and fun activities
to give students a mental break from hitting the books. It's a great
way to learn and to meet people.
The International Learning Community is for
students who wish to learn more about the world. Students from outside
the United States, students who wish to study abroad or major in
international studies are encouraged to apply.
The International Learning Community is designed
to assist students acclimate to the university through academic,
college based, social and residential connections.
Studies have shown students who participate
in Learning Community programs have better potential for success
academically, are more knowledgeable about their college department
and campus and finally, have the opportunity for more social interactions.
Really, it's because it is fun!
To apply for the International Learning Community,
students use the application form, available online. Future residents
are assigned to the International Learning Community, based on availability,
first come first served, based on application date.
There are only 140 spaces available, it is recommended to apply early!