The Spanish House

Perkins House is located at 122 Hillcrest Road behind the tennis courts and next to the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs.

There are 10 singles that house nine students plus a teaching assistant. Students pledge to speak only Spanish in the house and to host a number of activities and gatherings. Both of these are required of those choosing to apply. Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors are welcome to apply for the 2024-2025 academic year using this form. Students will be notified by mid-March if a room is available to them.

Students in the Spanish House.
At the Spanish House, students prepare the dough for making churros, a popular dessert shared by several former or present-day Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries—from Spain and Portugal to Cuba, Chile, Brazil, and the Philippines.

The Portuguese House

The Portuguese House has room for two students and a teaching assistant.  Residents pledge to speak only Portuguese in the house. The Portuguese House hosts numerous activities throughout the year, including screenings, cafezinhos, presentations, dinners, and parties. Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors are welcome to apply for the 2024-2025 academic year using this form. Students will be notified by mid-March if a room is available to them.

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Students in the Portuguese House.
Those taking Portuguese frequently gather together at the house to watch movies and sports events, play games, cook, and share a delicious spread of home-cooked Brazilian and Portuguese dishes.