On-Campus Housing

Foreign Language Student Residence

The Foreign Language Student Residence (FLSR), located in the northeastern corner of campus, provides single students with a unique language immersion experience in conjunction with pursuing a regular class schedule. Residents in each apartment study and speak the same target language and Language Facilitators model correct language usage and help students to progress rapidly to higher levels of proficiency and develop increased cultural understanding and appreciation.

Program Eligibility

Full-time BYU students are eligible to apply to the FLSR program. So as to maximize one's language learning at the FLSR, completion of the following prerequisites is recommended: 102 for Hebrew, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Russian, Italian, and German; 201 for Chinese; and 202 for Japanese and Korean. Should you wish to discuss program eligibility further, please contact the respective Language Coordinator.


Merit and needs-based scholarships ranging from $250-$500 are available for Fall 2014. For application details, please contact the FLSR Program Secretary at flsr-dept@byu.edu.

House Meals

Each language house includes all apartments that speak the same target language. Residents in each house eat dinner together Monday-Thursday from 6:00-7:00 p.m., or as agreed upon by individual language houses. The cost of these meals is included in the complex fee. If desired, residents of the FLSR may also choose any one of BYU's meal plans.

Language Immersion

In addition to living in the language house and speaking the target language, residents enroll in a language course taught on campus or an independent academic internship course carried out in the target language and offered through the respective language department.

FLSR Amenities

The FLSR has large common rooms that easily accommodate social activities. Large lawn areas and sport courts also are available for recreation. All residents are provided a bed, closet, desk, chair, and dresser. Each apartment comes with a refrigerator, microwave, stove, oven, dishwasher, ironing board, couch, table, chairs, television, and DVD player. Laundry facilities are located conveniently within the complex.

Rental payments include all utilities, wireless internet access, and Residence Life activities.

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Shared Room

All rooms in the FLSR are shared rooms with two people in each room. Each apartment contains three shared rooms.

Floor Plan


Spring 2014 - $437
  • Complex Fee - $170

  • Summer 2014 - $451
  • Complex Fee - $170

  • Fall/Winter 2014-15 - $2,840
  • Complex Fee - $680

  • Languages Offered*

    • Portuguese
    • French
    • German
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Arabic
    • Hebrew
    • Chinese
    • Korean
    *Contingent on student demand