Classification Definitions

Housing Agreement Classification Definitions

Graduate

An individual currently enrolled full‐time at the graduate level either at the University of Chicago. Or, an individual who has documentation to demonstrate they have been accepted into a program and will begin their studies at the time they are requesting residency.

Graduate PhD

An individual admitted to a PhD program either at the University of Chicago. Or, an individual who has documentation to demonstrate they have been accepted into a program and will begin their full‐time studies at the time they are requesting residency.

Intern/Trainee (Summer Only)

An individual who has accepted an internship or training level position with an University of Chicago sponsor. This classification also includes those individuals in the medical profession assigned at the University of Chicago Medicine.

Non-degrees

An individual who is taking a course or courses for credit at the University of Chicago that will not seek or obtain a degree from the University during his or her time of residence.

Post Doctoral

An individual who has completed his or her doctoral studies and is considered a fellow, research associate, or research assistant professor at the University of Chicago.

Student-at-Large

An individual who will be enrolled full‐time and is registered for non‐credit classes at the University of Chicago.

Undergraduate/non-College Houses

An individual who formally registers for classes at the bachelor level at the University of Chicago or an approved academic/educational institution who doesn't live in one of the four College Houses within International House and is enrolled full-time.

College House

A University of Chicago College student who is enrolled full‐time and lives in one of the College Houses located within International House.

Visiting Scholar (Summer Only)

An individual who has received an appointment through the University of Chicago to provide instruction or conduct research.

Please note that guest rooms are no longer available in the International House, nor are University employees eligible for housing in International House