ELS New Haven is located on the campus of the University of New Haven in West Haven, Connecticut. The campus is 10 minutes from the West Haven beaches and boardwalk, 15 minutes from New Haven, and an easy drive to New York City and Boston. Historic New Haven features restaurants, shopping, museums, theaters, and nightlife.
Students have access to many facilities at the University of New Haven
UNH offers a new and modern fitness center with weight rooms, indoor jogging track, and indoor courts for soccer, basketball, volleyball, hockey and racquetball. Students may also sign up for free group fitness classes or join rec sports teams. This is a great way to have fun and meet Americans.
Many students enjoy the dining hall, a 2 minute walk from the Center
Students who take advantage of the homestay program will practice English and experience American culture outside of the classroom. ELS/New Haven host families are located within West Haven, New Haven, and the surrounding community. Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Center. Many homestays are located along the bus route, although there are a few within walking distance. No placement will be more than one-hour travel from the Center. ELS/New Haven has a great homestay program because the hosts are friendly people and look forward to this cultural exchange. Homestay students often comment that they enjoy weekend activities with their hosts and feel part of the family.
Cost per Session
14 meals per week.
Student Residence (Off Campus)
Modern and clean double occupancy shared suites available at the New Haven Village Suites. Rooms are well-equipped with two beds, two dressers, two closets, desks, lamps, cable TV, wireless Internet, a full kitchen, bathroom and a sofa. Linens and cookware are included. Free hot breakfast is available daily and dinner is included Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings. Rooms are cleaned for students once a week. A free shuttle service brings students to and from the Center (8 mins) and downtown (10 mins). Students will feel comfortable and at home with an onsite gym, business center and patio with grill available for use. Free parking is available and laundry machines are on site for a small fee.