Summer Institute - Registration & Info
All international students and scholars are required to maintain adequate health insurance while
attending a program of study at the University of Washington.
Institute registrants continuing to a degree program in the University of Washington
School of Law will be required to separately purchase UW Student Health Insurance
for the year. More information
Since coverage under the UW mandatory student health insurance does not begin until the start of the formal academic year in late September, it is strongly recommended that students purchase other short-term coverage for the gap period.
On the ISS webpage, several option are linked under Other Insurance Plans.
regarding hotels near the UW campus
Special rates are available for Summer
Institute participants, depending on availability (many hotels sell out early during
If you would like to live with a host family, you will need to make arrangements
directly with the host family provider. Several host family providers are available.
Some of these providers can also assist you with dormitories or apartment arrangements:
- Abode Homestays
12730 3rd Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98177, USA
Telephone: (206) 527-8654; Fax: (206) 524-7780
- Intercultural Homestays
PO Box 27184, Seattle, WA 98125, USA
Telephone: (206) 367-5332; Fax: (206) 367-5320
- USA International, Inc.
9614 NE 201, Bothell, WA 98011, USA
Telephone: (425) 483-5974; Fax: (425) 485-1891
- Seattle Homestay
PO.Box 25615, Federal Way, WA 98093-2615, USA
Telephone: (253) 835-4337; Fax: (253) 835-4341