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Housing Information

Irvine Valley College does not offer dormitories or on-campus housing.  However, students will find a wide variety of off-campus apartments located near the college as well as nearby communities.  Additionally, there are companies that provide host family/homestay placement services in the local area.  Please review the information below for more information regarding your housing options!


If you are interested in learning about the American culture and improving your language skills, then a homestay experience is for you. Homestay families are local families who open their home to international students.  If you are interested in a homestay experience, you may contact one of the homestay agencies listed below.

FLS Housing Services

FLS Housing Services has been placing students in homestays across the US for over 30 years.  FLS Housing Services has a local coordinator that will work with you to ensure that you have a safe and friendly home.  Homestay options include long term and temporary placements.  Airport pick-up is also available for an additional fee.  For more information, please contact FLS Housing Services at:

FLS Housing Services

StudentLink International

StudentLink International places international students in local families throughout California.  StudentLink also offers airport pick-up for students arriving in the US.  For more information, please contact StudentLink International at:

StudentLink International
Phone:  (424) 250-0775
Fax:  (815) 327-1811

Worldwide International Student Exchange (WISE)

WISE places international students with local families, giving students the opportunity to learn about American culture while developing lasting friendships. WISE families are carefully screened and look forward to sharing a cultural exchange with the students who stay with them. For further information, please contact WISE at:

Susan Antonovits Irvine Homestay Coordinator 
Phone:  (949) 206-0496 Fax: (949) 855-8971


Information regarding apartments in the Irvine area can be obtained from the following organizations.  Please contact them for specific information about location, costs and availability of apartments.

University Town Center (UTC)

UTC offers a choice of 7 communities in the Irvine area (close to UC Irvine).  Prices, accommodations and amenities vary by location.  Students may also search for a roommate using this company.  For more information, please contact:

University Town Center
1100 Stanford Court 
Irvine, CA 92612 
Phone:  (866) 414-7745

Heritage Point Apartments

Heritage Point Apartments offers discounts to IVC International Students and can assist in finding a roommate. For more information, please contact:

Heritage Point Luxury Apartment Homes
4 Austin 
Irvine, CA 92604 
Phone:  (877) 899-4214

Kapi Residences

Kapi Residences focuses on international student housing.  Kapi Residences provides fully furnished apartments that are within close distance from IVC.  Placement includes up to 2 students per bedroom through shared housing; private room can be arranged.  Utilities and monthly cleaning service are also included in the rental rates.  The application process is easy!  For more information, please contact:

Kapi Residences
4199 Campus Drive, Suite 550
Irvine, CA  92612
Phone:  949-565-6593 or (949) 565-5693

** NOTE: Irvine Valley College is not affiliated with any of the housing placement services that are posted on this website. We do not review or recommend specific service providers, but present them on this page for students to review and evaluate. Irvine Valley College does not take responsibility and is released from all liability for any problems that may arise from a housing placement. Students are encouraged to carefully review all placements prior to signing any agreements.


Christina Delgado
International Student Program Director

Maria Lopez
International Student Program Specialist

David Chang
International Student Program Technician

Julia Rozova
International Student Program Technician

T: 949-451-5414
O: Student Services Center, Room SSC 140 


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