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Housing Information

    • Summer Institute 2011 Music

Housing is available on-site for students taking 2017 Summer Music Studies courses at Ursinus College and Villanova University. Dates, rates and additional housing related information is listed below by site.

For directions to these sites visit our Locations page.

Ursinus College
Week I: June 26 - June 3 & Week II: July 10 - July 14, 2017

*Priority date to guarantee housing at Ursinus College is Thursday, April 20, 2017.  

Ursinus housing has central air and private shared bathrooms in the hallways. Rooms are equipped for comfortable residence hall living. The College provides a bed, mattress, desk, chair, bureau and closet space or bureau/wardrobe combination unit for each student. Window shades are provided for each room. You can bring your own linens or order from the Linen Rental link (*below - more details coming soon!).

There is a lounge and a small kitchen where you can prepare meals. Or if you would prefer, lunch will be served daily in Wismer Dining Hall, and local restaurants offer a lot of variety for breakfast and dinner.

To reserve your accomodations please complete the Ursinus Housing Form and return to . If you have any questions please call the Continuing Studies office at 215-717-6006.

Week I Session:
Move - In: *Keys will be distributed to registered guests at the CASE Office on 5th Avenue

  • Sunday, June 25 at the CASE Office in Sprankle Hall on 5th Avenue from 5 pm to 6 pm
  • Monday, June 26 at the Kaleidoscope Building from 7:30 am to 8:30 am

Week II Session: 
Move - In: *Keys will be distributed to registered guests at the CASE Office on 5th Avenue

  • Sunday, July 9 at the CASE Office in Sprankle Hall on 5th Avenue from 5 pm to 6 pm
  • Monday, July 10 at the Kaleidoscope Building from 7:30 am to 8:30 am

Those who ordered linens online will pay Ursinus events for their linen package upon receipt. 

Dorm pricing

Week 1: June 26 - June 30, 2017

  • $300 per week (5 nights) single occupancy / $200 per week (5 nights) double occupancy 

Week II: July 10 - July 14, 2017 

  • $300 per week (5 nights) single occupancy / $200 per week (5 nights) double occupancy 

Packing List

  • For cooking:  cookware, utensils, paper plates and cups, can/bottle opener, water bottle, ziploc bags, Tupperware containers, bag clips
  • Sleep: extra-long twin sheet sets - 80 inches long(unless you are renting) , pillows, an extra blanket/quilt, alarm clock,
  • Wash: bath towels and washcloths (unless you are renting), shower tote/caddy, soap holder, toothbrush holder, first-aid kit, hair dryer, razors, bathrobe, flip flops
  • Extras: mp3 player, DVD player, charger for phone, power cords

Linen Rental (optional)

Students can register themselves for optional linen rental at an additional cost. You can view the linen rental form from Ursinus College here

Pre-order is required and payment is due at check-in. Linens will be supplied in the dorm room upon arrival. Students can pay for linens when they pick up their dorm keys. 

Campus ID’s

Ursinus will supply non-photo ID’s for dorm students-only

Campus Parking

Housing + Commuter students can download parking voucher for dashboard in car - link coming soon.

Dining (Wismer Dining Hall)

There is a  small kitchen available to prepare meals.  Lunch will also be available (11:30am-1pm). Students pay out of pocket at Wismer Dining Hall. Cash and credit card at will be accepted. Students will NOT be able to purchase breakfast or dinner at the Ursinus campus dining hall. 

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Villanova University
Weeks I - IV: June 26 - July 28, 2017

Accommodations are available at Villanova University in the West Campus Apartments located adjacent to St. Mary's Hall. Each apartment has two bedrooms that sleep a total of four people.  Double Rates ($60) are charged per night per person for a shared bedroom.  You may guarantee a single bedroom within an apartment by paying the single rate ($86).  Apartments are air-conditioned and include a shared kitchen, living room and 1.5 baths.  Housing reservations are made directly through Villanova University and is done separately from course registration. 

To reserve your accomodations please complete the Villanova Housing Form online.

Bedrooms are furnished with beds, linens, towels, a desk, and chairs. Please bring a lamp, blanket, clock, and all personal items.  Note that no pets are permitted in the residence halls.

Check - In

  • Sunday arrivals:  Housing check-in will be held on Sunday evenings from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 
  • Monday arrivals:  You may pick up your key at sign-in.  If you plan to visit your room before your course begins, please arrive no later than 7:15 am.

Dorm pricing

  • $87/night – Single room
  • $63/night  – Double occupancy room

Packing List

Items Supplied to You:

  • sheets
  • pillows and pillowcases
  • blanket
  • two bath towels
  • washcloth
  • toilet paper
  • internet cable
  • garbage bags
  • a lamp

Items to Bring:

  • Pots and pans if you wish to cook
  • utensils
  • alarm clock
  • small book light for bedrooms
  • extra towels or pillows
  • soap, shampoo
  • any other personal items

Campus ID’s

All residents will be issued a card which will allow access to the dorm building, Klekotka Hall, as well as Villanova’s library and on-campus fitness center. 

Campus Parking

Students will recieve a PDF of their parking pass to print prior to the start of their class. More information is available on the Villanova Student Life page

Dining (St. Mary's Hall)
Breakfast and lunch will be available in St. Mary’s Hall at the Second Storey Café on an a la carte basis. Expect to spend around $5 for breakfast and $6 or $7 for lunch.

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