Institute for Academic and Professional Studies Housing Options

Move-in July 9th or 10th.  Move-out August 6th or 7th

*linen packages are optional, but if not arranged through the housing provider, students are responsible for bringing or buying their own. 

University Dorms (available for the July IAPS only!)

Each student will have a private bedroom in a shared apartment with a kitchen.  There will be 2 or 3 people in each apartment.

Room Linens* Total (for 28 nights)
$55 per night $110 $1, 650

Students should register and pay online. Register HERE.


Chestnut Square

Typically suites for 3-4 people. Shared bathroom with one other person and shared kitchen/common spaces for 3-4 people.

To apply, email: Staci Erling,   Note that you are a student in the UPenn ELP one-month summer program.

Floorplan Room Linens* Total
Private - 2022 $1,250 $250 $1, 500
Shared* - 2022 $   950 $250 $1, 200

*There is a 5-foot privacy wall between bed spaces.


Mason on Chestnut

Pod-style suites. Each student has a private bedroom. Kitchen and bathrooms are shared.

To apply, email Sam Belaid, Note that you are a student in the UPenn ELP one-month summer program.

Application fee (per student) Room Linens* Total
$99 $1,050 $75 $1,228


Homestay Matching Service

StudentRoomStay - Fill out the form on this page to start your application. At the bottom of the page, choose the box for Host Family Matching Service.

Application/matching fee is $300.

Guaranteed placement within 30 days.

Weekly rates $275-$340.  Rates vary depending on meal plan choice.


OPTIONS APPEARING ON THIS SITE ARE NOT ENDORSED OR GUARANTEED BY THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS OR THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA.  YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR CHOICE OF LANDLORD AND RENTAL UNIT. The listings are provided as a convenience to English Language Program students.  Before signing a lease you are responsible to learn about the property, about your landlord and about the landlord’s property manager. You are also responsible for understanding your rights and responsibilities as a tenant. The University and ELP are not responsible for any problems that may occur with your rental unit or any disputes that may arise between you and your landlord. All prospective tenants are encouraged to exercise common sense and good judgment when evaluating prospective rental units and landlords.