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International House at Maxcy College

Students who want to live in a diverse community to learn about world cultures and languages, and who want to promote better international understanding join this community.

At a Glance

  • Made up of students interested in international cultures
  • Students live in Maxcy
  • Immerse yourself in global experiences without leaving your room


Community Site

Learn more about what it means to be a part of the International House.

What Makes This Community Different

Students in this community have access to opportunities that will improve their experience at Carolina and prepare them for their careers after graduation.

  • Live with, take classes with and learn from students from all over the world.
  • Participate in unique global opportunities like programs with visiting scholars, cooking demonstrations, language classes and more.
  • Become a global citizen and gain a deeper understanding of our increasingly connected world.


Take Classes With Your Peers

Maxcy students can take courses together, called linked courses, that cover a shared interest or fulfill a major requirement.

Linked Courses

  • UNIV 101

Why First-Year Interest Groups?

Research shows students who take courses within their learning community are more likely to take ownership of their academic career and be more engaged with their community.


Community Types

These are themed, building-wide learning communities staffed by a faculty member who is an expert in the theme. Students get in-depth experience with their community topic, and gain a greater understanding of how to apply that experience outside the classroom and after they graduate.

These are academically focused communities where students live near each other and take major classes together. This helps students connect with others who have similar interests, gives them an opportunity to form relationships outside the classroom and gives them access to academic support when they need it.


Applying to Join This Community

Incoming Students: Submit your housing application, available on the housing portal via on December 15, 2022, and follow instructions to apply for a living and learning community.

Continuing Students: Information about sign-up for Fall 2022 is now available.


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