More information

For more information on what to expect living on campus, visit the Department of Community Living's website.

Housing and Meals


Ziv is one of the many residence halls.


Brandeis University has a number of residence halls across campus. Most international exchange students share a room or living space with one or more American or full-time undergraduate students. All rooms include: a bed, dresser, and desk. Residence halls also have common areas, shared kitchens, laundry facilities, and more.  

All residence halls and academic buildings have access to free wireless Internet access. Students should be aware that sheets, blankets, pillows, towels, etc. are not provided in the residence halls.

Read more about housing here.

Meal Plans

Meals plans give exchange students access to dining halls featuring “all-you-care-to-eat” buffet options. Below is an example of the type of food you might find in one of these dining halls:

  • Delicious, hot, home-style entrées
  • Freshly baked pizza and pasta
  • Deli choices served on freshly baked breads
  • New creations by our chef just for you
  • Ice cream and freshly baked desserts
  • Homemade soups

Read more about dining facilities here.