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Housing Policy


Hamilton College maintains a strict housing policy.  Housing options are selected in order to ensure the safety of students studying abroad and give students optimum learning experience and cultural integration.  Students must choose from the housing options vetted by the program provider.  Independent housing is not permitted.  Hamilton has posed specific limitations on housing for some study abroad programs.  These are noted below.  Please be aware of these specific housing stipulations as well as the general policy which prohibits independent housing.

DIS-Hamilton Housing Policy: Hamilton College housing policy for DIS-Copenhagen and DIS-Stockholm is developed in consultation with DIS.  The DIS-Hamilton policy restricts housing options for Hamilton College students participating in the DIS – Copenhagen program to the following:   (1) homestay families, (2) Living Learning Communities, (3) Kollegium, and (4) Folkehøjskole.  The policy also restricts housing options for Hamilton College students participating in the DIS – Stockholm program to the following:   (1) homestay families, (2) Living Learning Communities, (3) Studentboende, and (4) Residential Community.  DIS housing options benefit from services and direct support of DIS staff.  Hamilton students are not allowed to secure independent apartments and must sign and submit the DIS-Hamilton Housing Agreement at the time of application.

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