Where will I live?

As a CIW student, you'll live in the Cornell Wolpe Center, located in the heart of Dupont Circle, at 2148 O Street NW, Washington, DC 20037.

The building includes a computer lab, student lounge, laundry facilities on every floor, and an equipment room for sporting equipment, vacuum cleaners, and other supplies.

The Wolpe Center's residential units consist of

  • Two-person studio apartments
  • Three-person one-bedroom apartments

To secure an apartment for the semester, you'll complete a housing request form and a housing contract during the enrollment process.

May I choose my roommate?

Yes, you may indicate your choice of roommate(s) when you complete your housing request form.

What's in the apartment?

Your apartment will be supplied with

  • Basic furniture (dressers, beds, desks, chairs)
  • Wireless internet
  • Heating/air conditioning units
  • A private bathroom
  • A renovated kitchen with a refrigerator and stove/oven

What to bring

We suggest you pack

  • Casual, business casual, and business professional clothing
  • Bed linens (twin XL)
  • Towels
  • A shower curtain, toilet paper, and other bathroom supplies
  • Pots, pans, dishes, utensils, a dish rack, and other kitchen supplies
  • A microwave if you wish

  • A trash can