International Culinary Center’s campuses in New York and California offer student housing options that are a quick commute to school. Secure, modern and reasonably priced, they are ideal for career students seeking short-term accommodations.
Student Housing in California
International Culinary Center has partnered with Avalon Campbell, a nearby apartment community, to offer students safe, affordable and beautiful living arrangements in close proximity to campus.
• Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with microwave and dishwasher
• Full-sized washer and dryer
• Private patio or balcony
• Private on-site storage
• Cable TV, Wi-Fi and utilities included in costs
• Wired for alarm service
• 24-hour maintenance
• Junior Olympic-sized swimming pool and hot tub
• State-of-the-art fitness center
• Access to nearby public transportation
• Short walk from downtown district restaurants, shops and Los Gatos Trail
Room availability is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis, so we encourage you to discuss your needs with us as soon as possible, including recommendations for alternative housing. For more information and pricing, contact housingCA@intlculcenter.com or call 866.318.2433.
Student Housing in New York
Located on Manhattan’s historic Lower East Side, Ludlow Residence was built by The School of Visual Arts in 2009. Its 259 single and 47 double rooms together house more than 350 students from 4 different schools.
• Modern accommodations
• 24-hour security
• Free laundry facilities
• Free Wi-Fi and cable TV access
• Community room with TV and DVD player
• Foosball and pool tables
• Communal kitchen
• Outdoor terrace with a grill
• Vending machines
• Key card access into rooms and the building
• River and city views
• Furnished rooms
• Mini-refrigerator and microwave
• Mail area
• Live-in student and professional staff
• Central air conditioning and heating
• 15-minute walking distance from ICC
• Located a block from subway and bus transportation
• Immediate access to Lower East Side restaurants, galleries, nightlife and shopping
Room availability is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis, so we encourage you to discuss your needs with us as soon as possible, including recommendations for alternative housing. For more information and pricing, contact Amanda Cann in Student Affairs by email or call 646.254.7511.
NYC Housing FAQs
Can I view the building before moving into student housing?
Tours are available Monday-Friday from 12-2pm.
When can I move into housing?
Generally, students are scheduled to move in the day before orientation.
When do I need to pay for housing?
Payment for housing is required on or before your move-in date. You are encouraged to complete your contract and payment requirements at least 15 days prior to your move-in date to avoid confusion. In general, if you are paying cash for housing, payments are made in three-month installments (though your contract is for the whole housing term). An alternate payment schedule can be set up with the Bursar, if necessary, following receipt of your housing contract.
How are roommates paired together?
Students are paired together in an apartment based upon availability. Female students are paired with females, and male students are paired with other males.
Is parking available?
There is a public parking garage located across the street from 101 Ludlow.
Who Can Apply
Students who are enrolled in Professional Culinary Arts, Professional Pastry Arts, Cake Techniques & Design, Art of International Bread Baking. or Intensive Sommelier Training and who live outside of the five boroughs of New York City are eligible to apply for student housing.
Students enrolling in shorter programs at International Culinary Center can request the ICC’s guide to alternative housing.
The Housing Application Process
To apply for housing, complete the online application form and submit the non-refundable $100 housing application fee to reserve your space. You’ll be notified of your assignment about 30 days before the start of your class. If you have a question about the application, contact Amanda Cann in Student Affairs by email or call 646.254.7511.
To apply for housing, click here.
Students enrolled in non-career programs can refer to this guide for a range of housing options, from a bed-and-breakfast to a short-term lease.
Please note that there are hundreds of housing options in the New York City metro area, and ICC is not responsible for the conditions or the prices of the establishments listed. Anyone seeking alternative housing is advised to exercise common-sense caution when exploring housing options online and otherwise.
To protect yourself:
• Consider using reputable companies as agents. Though this usually involves a fee, it is often a good investment if you cannot travel to New York City.
• If you‘re unable to visit the property before you commit, ask someone you know to view the property for you.
• Never send money based solely on email communications.
• Wire money only via bank-to-bank transfer. Do not use money transfer services, such as Western Union or Moneygram, and never send money to a location outside of the U.S.
• Get a signed rental agreement and a copy of the landlord’s ID.
Sublets & Corporate Housing
New York Habitat
The Bridge Apartments
351 East 60th Street 212.754.9388
Turtle Bay Suites
224 East 48th Street
Hostels & Short-Term Options
250 W 77th Street
De Hirsch Residence
1395 Lexington Avenue
7 East 27th Street
Hostelling International New York
YMCA Guest Rooms
Locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens
Affordable New York City
Bed and Breakfast Network of New York
46 W. 17th Street 212.645.8989
City Lights Bed and Breakfast
Soho Bed and Breakfast
Single-Sex Residences and Hotels for Women
The Markle Residence
123 West 13th Street
St. Mary’s Residence
225 East 72nd Street
419 West 34th Street
Single-Sex Residences for Men
Kolping Haus 1
65 East 88th Street