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International Programs English Language and Culture Program

Life at Linfield

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Halls of residence are conveniently located on campus.
Each room has a variety of amenities including high-speed Internet access.
International students can develop friendships with American hall mates.
Each hall of residence has a Resident Advisor (RA) to help answer your questions

Linfield provides food in Dillin Hall a central dining hall where three hot meals are served on weekdays and two hot meals are served on weekends.


Snacks are available during the day and into the night at the coffee shop Starbucks, and snack bar Catty Shack.


Comfortable and spacious, Nicholson Library is a great place to escape for quiet study.  Students can also reserve study rooms, individually or as a group.

"About the social life here, I love our small community. In one side, I get to know a lot of people as I see them again and again. And after a short of time, I became friends with some really nice guys around me."

Dung L., Vietnam

Becoming a Part of the Linfield Community

Students at Silver Falls

Over 2400 students study at Linfield College, including international students from 24 countries.  The International Programs Office (IPO) schedules trips to introduce you to the natural beauty of the region and to cities in the Pacific Northwest.  The Associated Students of Linfield College (ASLC) also organizes evening and weekend events you can enjoy.


host family

You may request a Friendship Family that will welcome you into their home for evening, weekend, or special holiday events. Email Shannon Dunn at for more information.

See the calendar of important dates for international students  calendar of events.

"I have made a lot of new friends from all over the world. It's an exciting experience!"

-Quote from an ELCP student