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Quick facts

Location: CSU-LA

Dates available: 18 Jun – 06 Aug

Ages: 12 – 18 (18 yr olds accepted as part of a group with a leader – junior programme)

Accommodation: Dorm rooms with triple or double rooms.

Apartment rooms with triple or double rooms.

Emergency Number: +1 212 497 8343

Ranked number one in the United States for the upward mobility of our students, Cal State LA prides itself as the premier comprehensive public university in California.

Since its beginning, Cal State LA has had more than 245,000 alumni, many of whom are prominent leaders in their fields today. The LAFC (Los Angeles Football Club), the newest Major League Soccer team in Los Angeles, trains a 30 second walk from the campus’s housing facilities.

Located in the heart of Los Angeles, Cal State LA has easy access to all that LA has to offer.


  • Standard dorm rooms with triple or double rooms.
  • Dormitories have a bathroom ratio of 1:6
  • Apartment bathrooms are cleaned by students.
  • Each room is furnished with a chest of drawers, closet space, and a desk of drawers, per person.
  • Laundry available in the residence (at a small fee). High-speed internet throughout.
  • Communal lounges on each floor of the residence building
  • Deposit of $100 required upon arrival, replacement of lost room key $100
  • Students are responsible to keep their rooms clean and tidy.
  • Common areas are cleaned daily and linen changed weekly.
  • Towels provided.
  • Meals are served in on-site canteen, with bagged lunches for excursions.
  • Study rooms & game room located nearby.
  • Convenience store, basketball court, volleyball court, and swimming pool located nearby.


  • Apartment rooms with triple or double rooms.
  • Both room types have a shared bathroom ratio of 1:4/5
  • Dorm bathrooms are cleaned daily.

Dining & facilities


We serve cooked and continental options which might include pancakes, eggs, juice and coffee



Has several course options that accommodate for all types of dietary restrictions.

Packed lunches are provided at weekends.


Evening Meal

Buffet style with a salad bar, including options to accommodate all dietary restrictions.



  • Supermarket
  • Cash machine (ATM)
  • Basketball court
  • Volleyball court
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor areas for games and activities
  • Outdoor areas for games & activities

  • Games room


  • Taught by friendly and professional English teachers
  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level
  • Maximum 17 students per class
  • When possible, students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Standard classrooms
  • Classrooms are located in the residence building
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included, as well as an end of course report and certificate



Students will be welcomed upon arrival at Parking Lot 5, then walked to the housing office at CSU-LA South Village Residential Hall.

There, they will register, get their room key, and check in to their rooms.


On the first evening there will be a welcome activity which is designed to ensure students have the opportunity to meet staff and other students and get to know more about the campus, its facilities and useful information which will help them during their stay.


Activities are organised on evenings and afternoons with full-day excursions on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. On Sundays students can choose between an optional — not prepaid — excursion or on-site activities. These may include:

  • Sports such as American football, soccer, volleyball, and basketball
  • Drama and performance activities such as scavenger hunts and talent shows
  • Evening activities such as karaoke, escape room, arts and crafts, and casino night

Excursions and Trips

Downtown LA: Students get to explore the most interesting sites such as LA Cathedral, Olvera Street, and the Getty Centre.

Hollywood: Students get to stargaze on the famous Hollywood Boulevard with

Beach Day: No visit to California is complete without a trip to the beach! Beach days include trips to the Getty Villa, Malibu Pier, and Santa Monica.

California Science Centre and Disney Concert Hall: Students get to learn the wonders of science through interactive exhibitions and visit the magnificent concert hall of Walt Disney, with a stop in the historic district of Little Tokyo.

San Clemente: Take the train along the stunning Pacific coastline to this quaint beachside city. Students will have the chance to shop and dine with unique Southern California home-town vibes.

Disneyland: The first and still one of the most visited theme parks in the world

Universal Studios: Full of action-packed adventure of rides, shows and real movie studio

Six Flags Magic Mountain: This 260-acre theme park features world-class roller coasters and over 100 rides

3 Week Sample Programmes


Each 14-night stay includes 3 full-day excursions to exciting places around Los Angeles such as Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Downtown LA and Malibu, visiting places of interest in each location. Transport for trips may be by private coach or public transport. Students may have lessons either in the morning or in the afternoon in week 1, alternating weekly after that.

This programme is for illustrative purposes and activities and visits may change.