There are 45 residential suites containing both single and double rooms. Student housing will occupy floors 3–10. Emerson students will choose their room online through the Office of Housing and Residence Life. Gender-neutral housing is available. Each suite will house single and/or double rooms and be occupied by 4–6 students. The suitemates will share a bathroom.
The majority of rooms are single rooms.
There is wireless Internet and IP TV. There are no landlines.
The beds same as Emerson Boston beds.
Each student must pack a pillow, a blanket and/or comforter and sheets, pillowcases, towels, etc.
Students who plan to cook on the common kitchen will need to purchase pots, pans, silverware, glassware, etc.
Each suite is temperature controlled by energy efficient radiant louvres on the outside of the building, which operate on ambient temperature and light.
Each room comes equipped with a bed, mattress, dresser and/or wardrobe, desk, and chair.
No toaster ovens, coffee makers, panini grills, nothing that creates fire, etc.
RAs will review rules and regulations on move-in day.
ON-CAMPUS HOUSING REQUIREMENT
On-campus housing is mandatory for undergraduate students, optional for graduate students and students over age 24. However, if your home is within Los Angeles County and you are interested in living at home with a parent or legal guardian, you can petition to live off-campus by completing a Los Angeles Housing Petition Form. Please contact David_Griffin@emerson.edu for this form.
Students will have the opportunity to choose their preferred type of room and/or room mate during the Housing Selection process. Gender neutral housing is available. Housing choices for ELA students will be done online through the Residence Life link that ELA students will provided with at the mandatory information sessions for accepted studeidednts.
Fall and spring students receive $1800 in board bucks as part of their housing cost. Please view our cost page for more detail.
HOUSING AND GUEST POLICIES
An ELA student handbook outlining these policies will be provided to students on arrival to Los Angeles. Violations of the Student Code of Conduct are strictly forbidden and will result in disciplinary action and possible dismissal from the Los Angeles program.
ELA is a smoke-free zone. Smoking is permitted outside, at street level, 20 feet away from the building.
MANDATORY INFORMATION SESSIONS
All accepted ELA program students are required to attend an information session. Information sessions are held in October for Spring students and in March for Fall term students. ELA Program staff will brief students about what to expect and answer questions about the program. An email announcing the dates and times of the information session will be sent to each accepted ELA student at least one month in advance.
Qualified students from Emerson’s Boston campus can apply to participate in the LA internship program for ONE semester: fall, spring or summer. There is space for a limited number of students. Most apply the first semester of their junior year. Applications are accepted 1 year in advance of study.