The Shea House provides approximately 75 students with a unique opportunity to live in an environment of total language immersion. Located on Jefferson Park Avenue, Shea House serves as the cultural and linguistic center at UVA for Russian and for seven Asian and Middle Eastern languages: Arabic, Chinese, Hindi and Urdu, Japanese, Korean, and Persian.
Each year there are a number of cultural events put on at the Shea House in collaboration with faculty from the language departments. Whether joking with friends, sharing meals, or discussing films or politics, students living at the Shea House will have the opportunity to deepen their experience of these vital languages and cultures.
Shea House requires a separate application as part of the Returning Student Housing Application. More information is available from the Shea House website. Note: Living in a language house requires participation in a meal plan. Please contact the language department or Dining Services for more information.
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Each bedroom is furnished with the following items:
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