International Summer Institute

Housing and Dining

Apartment Style Housing

Students will be housed in the new air-conditioned dormitories on Washburn's campus. The dormitories feature four-person apartment style suites with two students sharing a bedroom with private bathrooms, a living room and kitchen. There are also a limited number of single rooms available.  These rooms are fully equipped with internet hookups. Students can obtain long distance phone service at their own expense. The entire campus has wireless internet and each room is fully furnished. Students also have the option of using the computer labs on campus (free of charge).  The Village has lounges, reading rooms, laundry facilities, study rooms and a recreation area. There will be a Residential Assistant available 24 hours a day in the dormitories and room for the Program Assistant if they would like to stay in the Village.

village courtyardThe Washburn Village is four apartment buildings joined in the middle by a beautiful courtyard.

village commons
The Village Commons is a location for students to study or get together to hang out.

village patio
The Patio, located off of the Commons, is another commodity provided to Village residents, with an industrial-sized grill available for use.

laundry facilities
Laundry facilities are located in the Village Commons.

Food Service

Students will have 14 meals per week served on campus: lunch and dinner on the week days and on the weekends by Chartwells Food Service – an excellent organization serving delicious food to some of the most prestigious universities in the United States. Meals will be provided when the cafeteria is closed from one of over 126 great restaurants in Topeka.

dining hall
Washburn Dining Hall.

catered dinner meal
Catered meals each day on the weekends.

local restaurant
Students visit local restaurants, cafes, and delicatessens such as the Burger Stand and Coyote Canyon Steak House.

graduation dinner
Formal Graduation Dinner with host families, friends, and instructors.

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