Student Life

Student life at Valencia goes well beyond the classroom. From student clubs and organizations to year-round events, there’s always something happening at Valencia, providing plenty of opportunities to meet other students, make friends and get involved on campus.

Campus Safety

Valencia College makes every effort to ensure that our campuses are safe and crime-free. We have campus security personnel on duty 24 hours a day, as well as many other safety measures.

Cultural Experiences

Whether you are looking to connect with people from your own country or explore different cultures, there are many cultural experiences to take advantage of throughout Valencia and the Orlando community.


After you're accepted to Valencia College, one of the most important things you'll need to do is find a place to live. There are a number of options when it comes to deciding where you'll live when studying here—from on-campus housing and apartments to homestays and hotels. You'll also want to consider factors such as location, transportation and budget. Check out the various housing options below to see which one best fits what you're looking for.

Information for Current Students

Valencia international students can access information on health insurance, maintaining visa status—including employment and travel guidelines—and contact information for advisors within the ISS office.

Student Clubs and Organizations

Joining a student club or organization is a great way to meet people and make new friends. There are dozens of student groups throughout Valencia’s campuses, many with an international perspective.


Even if you live close enough to campus to walk or ride your bike, you will likely need to rely on other modes of
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Connect with Valencia and Other Students

Connect with other students, ask questions and see what’s happening at Valencia.

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Life in Orlando

With world-famous theme parks, year-round warm weather, cutting-edge medical facilities and a diverse population, Orlando is more than a top travel destination—it’s also a great place to live and study.

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