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Maison Française (French House)

[Area Photo]Living in la Maison Française can be both a rewarding and exciting experience for all the residents. Residents come from many different backgrounds, but all share an ability and a willingness to commit to communicating in French at all times in the common rooms of la Maison. Basic ingredients for a rewarding year at la Maison Française include a positive attitude about speaking French and a desire to work together towards the benefit of the community.

The French House is located in the Barringer Mansion on Jefferson Park Avenue. Residents include 27 undergraduate students, one or two graduate students from France, as well as an undergraduate or graduate student who serves as resident language advisor.

To learn more, please visit the Maison Française website. Note: Living in a language house requires participation in a meal plan. Please contact the language department or Dining Services for more information.

Bus Routes: Green Route, U-Loop

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Each bedroom is furnished with the following items:
  • 1 or 2 extra-long twin beds [80" x 36"]
  • 1 or 2 desks with carrels and chairs
  • 1 or 2 dressers
  • Built-in closet or wardrobe
  • Wastebasket
  • Window blinds (must be left in place)
  • Carpeted floors
  • Wireless connection to the University's computer network
  • Air conditioning
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