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Housing & Dining



  • The Axis offers you an incredibly convenient location, flexible leasing terms and a vast array of amenities and services at reasonable prices. 
  • Homestay allows students to experience American culture in the warmth and comfort of an American home while having frequent, relaxed opportunities to practice English conversation. 
  • Visit the Office of Off-Campus Living website for more housing options and for detailed information about the rental process. 

Dining Options

ELP students have a variety of dining options available to them. Some students eat on campus in dining halls that feature a variety of foods and a constantly changing menu. For more information, see the Penn Dining website.

Most students buy their meals at restaurants and at the many food trucks that are located all over campus or cook meals in their rooms or apartments. There is a large supermarket near campus. Philadelphia also has many ethnic grocery stores that carry imported food items.

Please note that while the ELP makes every effort to ensure that housing is available to students, students are responsible for securing their own housing.