I wish to apply for residence in the Chinese House
What Chinese courses have you taken in college?
What Chinese courses will you be taking during
your semester of residency in the Chinese House?
Have you participated in a study abroad program in China, or are you planning to participate in a study abroad program in China?
Have you been to China? When, for what purpose, and for how long?
My major (or prospective major) is:
I am presently a:
Please state briefly your reasons for wanting
to live in the Chinese House, and what you expect to gain from this
How could you contribute to the Macalester community by living in the Chinese House?
I agree to participate in the common meal as outlined below.
I agree to make a conscientious effort to speak
Chinese at all times while in the Chinese House and to comply with
the other goals of the Suite.
Responsibilities/Expectations of the Chinese House Residents
Criteria used in the selection of residents:
Applications for residency in the Chinese House are screened by the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures.
WHY LIVE IN THE CHINESE HOUSE?
1. Living in the Chinese House will give you an
opportunity to work on your spoken Chinese. It will provide you
with an everyday spoken vocabulary and an opportunity to develop
2. You will become better acquainted with Chinese
culture and with a world view which may be different from your
3. This living situation will provide an intensive
preparation for study in China or a helpful
reentry after study abroad.
It is a privilege to live in the Chinese House
and its residents must be willing to endorse its goals. They must
speak Chinese, participate in the communal meal, agree to live
cooperatively and respect the rights of the other residents, and
participate in the programs of the Chinese House.
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