Housing - Chicago IL

at Dominican University

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Tel: 1 (773) 277-3799
E-mail: chi@ELS.edu

  • Private, fully-furnished double occupancy apartments just 3k from the ELS center
  • Off campus apartments centrally located in downtown area
  • Local homestays in safe, historic neighborhoods
  • On campus dormitories in the same building as the ELS center
  • Large public transportation network
  • The residence has clean and wonderful facilities such as fitness center and rooftop patio area

*Contact ELS for Married Couple rate/availability. Both the husband and wife must study at ELS.


Location: Homestays in the area
Room Type: Singles
Meals: 14 meals per week (breakfast and dinner).
Min Age: 18
Key/Damage: None

Our homestays are located in historic Chicago neighborhoods within 30 minutes from the center (the maximum is 45 minutes). Located on the outskirts of Chicago, homestays provide a safe, quiet place to live and experience American life and culture. Our homestays are connected by an extensive public transportation network of buses, trains, and two subway lines to provide easy access to the campus and the city.

Student Residence* (off campus)


Chicago Student Residence
479 N. Harlem Ave Oak Park
Chicago, IL 60301

Room Type: Double occupancy - minimum booking 4 weeks
Meals: Meals not included
Min Age:


*Students aged 16 and 17 may be accepted upon approval by the Center Director, and depending on availability.

Description: ELS’s Chicago Student Residence is an apartment-style accommodation offering double occupancy rooms, in a variety of apartments close to shops, movie theater, bookstore, and a variety of restaurants. The residence is located within 30 minutes’ walking distance, or 15 minutes by public transportation from the ELS center.
Reserved by: Reserve through ELS Central Admissions at the time of the application.
 *Housing availability and confirmations are contingent on university and/or provider approval and are subject to change.
Entrance to the residence building

Entrance to Building

Shared kitchen area to prepare and enjoy meals

Kitchen 2

Shared living area

Living area

Each apartment has a shared bathroom


Fitness center


Rooftop Patio Area

Rooftop Deck