Housing

Where will you live in Tallahassee?

CIES does not provide housing, but we are glad to help students make living arrangements once they arrive. We also mail information about housing to you so that you can select the housing that is best for you. Many dormitories and apartments are available either on or nearby the FSU campus. Most apartments require a 6 to 12 month lease. See below for links to housing resources.

 

HOTEL INFORMATION

You should reserve a hotel room before your arrival in Tallahassee. Please see this helpful list of Hotels near CIES and Florida State University.

 

ON CAMPUS

University housing at FSU is extremely limited and is typically not available to CIES students. Please contact CIES at cies@admin.fsu.edu if you would like to request special consideration for on-campus housing.

 

PRIVATE DORMITORIES

There are several private companies that offer comparable dormitory-style housing to Tallahassee students. Various amenities are available.

 

HOMESTAY

Staying with a local host family can be a great way to experience American culture and to practice speaking English outside of the classroom every day. CIES students can be placed to live with a host family in Tallahassee through the American Homestay Network. To learn more about this opportunity and apply for a homestay in Tallahassee, please visit: www.homestaynetwork.com/. If you have any questions, you can contact florida@homestaynetwork.com .

 

APARTMENT LISTINGS

If you prefer to live outside of an organized student hall, there are many other rental options in Tallahassee. The following web sites can help you get you started on your search to find housing to accommodate you and possibly your family.

apartmentfinder.com Apartment Finder
apartments.com Apartment Finder
collegerentals.com A comprehensive listing of apartments close to FSU and CIES
studenthousingsolutions.com Apartment Finder
trulia.com Rental Property Finder

 

Most apartments in Tallahassee require a 12 month lease agreement. Below is a list of apartment complexes that may offer short-term leases; you can also lease a unit for 12 months or longer depending on your individual needs. Please keep in mind that this information is subject to change at any given time, therefore, it's a good idea to always contact the apartment complex that you are interested in.

 

Most apartments do not include utilities, such as electricity, water, or trash service. The City of Tallahassee provides utility services. Visit www.talgov.com/you for all information regarding utilities.

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