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Franco-Hispano House

houseThe Spanish House and the French House have merged to form the Franco-Hispano House, located on campus at 6 Bull Street. It is managed by the Office of Residence Life and Housing; regular fees for historic houses apply. The house is furnished and has internet access and cable television. There are four double rooms plus a single room for a Resident Assistant. The house has two bathrooms, a living room and laundry facilities on the ground floor, a full kitchen, a front porch, and a large courtyard in the back with picnic tables.

The primary purpose of the Franco-Hispano House is the study and understanding of the Spanish and French languages and cultures. This housing option is for women and men.

Applicants in Spanish are required to have completed Spanish 202 or have a minimum proficiency equivalent. Residents must declare a major or minor in Spanish and speak Spanish at all times in the house. In addition, Spanish students living in the Franco-Hispano House are responsible for hosting 2-3 cultural events per semester.

Ideal French residents will have completed French 201 or higher, are pursuing a French major or minor, and have lived or studied abroad or are planning to study abroad in a Francophone country. Native French speakers are also encouraged to apply. Residents studying French must agree to use French with the other French speakers in the house and agree to host at least one cultural event per semester in collaboration with the French Club.

Franco-Hispano House is a residential living and learning community located in a historic house on campus that offers great opportunities to students. There is a Resident Assistant responsible for overall resident safety. The house has additional faculty oversight and support from the Hispanic Studies department and the French, Francophone and Italian Studies department. Residents program events together and separately, offering inter-house exchanges and the chance to meet new friends just down the street. And these houses are located only one block from the center of campus! For information on cost and amenities, see Campus Housing, Historic Houses.

Applications for French-speaking residents

Applications for Spanish-speaking residents

For more information for Spanish-speaking residents, please contact:
Prof. Mary Ann Blitt
Bell 200-G
blittma@cofc.edu 
843.953.0248

For more information for French-speaking residents, please contact:
Prof. Kathy Kaufmann
JCL 411
kaufmannk@cofc.edu
843-953-6738


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