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International Students Support Services

DeVry Services for International Students

Student life is a big part of the DeVry University experience. If you're wondering about help with homework, where you will live, or how you will play, the following information should help. If you still have questions, your international advisor can provide you with more information on all these areas, including housing, tutoring, and campus activities.

Academic Support/Tutoring

 

Academic advising is provided during specified hours. Please check with your individual location for details.

 

Housing Assistance

 

DeVry University's Student Housing Office offers several housing options:

 

  • Private apartments: The Housing Office maintains a current list of apartments in the school's vicinity. A security deposit, equal to the first month's rent, is generally required in advance to secure these apartments. A rental or credit history may also be required. Leasing terms are established between apartment complexes/owners and students.
  • Student plan housing: Students must submit a reservation fee and form to the campus to reserve a furnished, shared apartment. All subsequent housing fees are paid to DeVry. Student plan housing provides convenient, affordable housing during early terms.
  • Private rooms: The Housing Office maintains a current list of private rooms in private residences. Accommodations vary. Leasing terms are established between property owners and students.
  • DeVry housing: DeVry's Fremont campus offers on-campus housing at the new Taylor Hall. Educational programs, activities, and services at Taylor Hall are designed to complement student learning and personal growth beyond the classroom.

Additional information, including approximate housing costs, is available in the housing information packet or from the campus Student Housing Office. Students who need help locating housing or who have problems related to living arrangements should contact the Student Housing Office.

 

Student Activities

 

DeVry University offers a wide range of activities and clubs, including many professional organizations, in which students can participate. Most activities are planned by the student government or activity organization at each campus. In addition, several curriculum-related organizations, such as computer and electronics clubs, are offered, as are student-produced newspapers and special interest groups in such areas as chess, martial arts, and photography. A variety of intramural sports and field trip activities are also available.

 

Locations with Enhanced International Student Services

 

DeVry University's International Division offers an array of specialized support services with multilingual advisors specifically trained to address your unique student needs. The following DeVry University locations have enhanced student services for international students:

 

United States

Fremont, CA
One of the largest cities in the San Francisco Bay area, Fremont has experienced major growth as a high-tech center, yet it still maintains its small-town charm and exceptional quality of life. As a DeVry University Fremont student you can earn a highly respected undergraduate or graduate degree in a technology or business field while you enjoy some of the country's most remarkable natural beauty. Whether you prefer the beach, the mountains, the forest, or the desert, you'll find it all as a student at DeVry University Fremont.

 

Sherman Oaks, CA
In the San Fernando Valley region of the City of Los Angeles, bounded by the famous neighborhoods of Bel Air, Beverly Hills, and Studio City, DeVry University Sherman Oaks offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a comfortable, high-end learning environment. As a student at DeVry University Sherman Oaks you'll have the flexibility and convenience of being able to take classes at any of our five Los Angeles area locations as you enjoy all of the entertainment, cultural, and recreational opportunities the region has to offer.

 

Miramar, FL
Easily accessible to Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties, DeVry University Miramar offers undergraduate and graduate career-oriented degree programs that give you the technical knowledge and hands-on experience you need to take advantage of career opportunities throughout the world. As a DeVry University Miramar student you'll be living in one of the most beautiful areas of the Sunshine State, just steps away from some of the country's best beaches, recreational areas, and outdoor attractions.

 

Decatur, GA
A vibrant economy, a diverse population, a temperate climate, and a rich heritage of Southern hospitality make Metropolitan Atlanta one of the most desirable areas in the U.S. As a student at DeVry University Decatur, with its wide selection of both undergraduate and graduate degree programs, you'll receive a quality career education and highly respected credentials while you enjoy the warmth and friendliness of the South and the conveniences, culture, and opportunities of a big city.

 

Chicago, IL
Located in the heart of America's Midwest, with a bustling economy, rich culture, vibrant nightlife, awe-inspiring skyline, and lakefront setting, DeVry University Chicago offers undergraduate degree programs in today's fastest-growing career fields. As a DeVry University Chicago student, you'll enjoy unmatched flexibility and the extra convenience of being able to take courses at any of DeVry's 11 Chicago-area locations. A multicultural city, Chicago and the surrounding suburbs boast a large number of ethnic communities, allowing you to regularly enjoy a taste of home.

 

Seattle, WA
Nestled between the Cascade and Olympic Mountain ranges along Puget Sound, Seattle is a vibrant and sophisticated city with distinct multicultural neighborhoods and easy access to some of the most scenic parks in the U.S. Situated in the heart of this gorgeous setting and thriving core of culture, economy and, entertainment, DeVry University Seattle offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs that prepare you for the fastest-growing career fields around the world.