The Residential Life program is the heartbeat of the school. In addition to the things you would expect (like working closely with the Director of Safety and Security, assigning rooms and managing the dorm parents) Director of Residential Life Gene Phillips schedules hundreds of weekday and weekend activities making sure students live a life balanced through academic support, activities, and service.
U.S. News & World Report has once again named Austin as the number 1 best place to live. Students take advantage of the music, culture, technology, higher education, and outdoor activities that the city is known for.
International Student Services
The staff (7 people!) in our International Office is known as one of the best. They take a personal interest in each student and engage them in activities on and off campus. The International Program office communicates directly with parents, assists in all academic matters, directs a host family program (dinner and weekend visits), and plans numerous trips and other social activities on and off campus.