The John Van Vleet Global Engagement House

The John Van Vleet Global Engagement House (GE house) offers a great environment for academically focused students, as well as, professionals who are interested in apartment living in a quiet neighborhood away from campus. The GE house was donated to the school by Dr. Hugh and Mair Lewis, and was named in honor of Dr. John F. Van Vleet, professor emeritus and former Associate Dean for academic affairs.

Housing Information

The house is located at 115 1/2 South 31st Street, Lafayette, IN 47904 (it’s the right side of the duplex, two DVM students live on the left side).


  • Wireless Internet
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator and Freezer
  • Coffee maker
  • Washer/Dryer in unit
  • Gas stove/oven (pots and pans provided)
  • Utilities included
  • On citybus route
  • Bicycle accessible
  • Privacy



Catch the #7 bus (every 30 minutes) at the NW corner of Earl Avenue & Ferry Street (4.5 blocks north of the house).

At the downtown bus depot, transfer to either the #1B or #4B bus and take to the State St. & Marsteller St. stop. Walk South to Harrison Street and arrive at Lynn Hall. It will take at least 45 minutes to travel from the GE House to Lynn Hall.

Learn more about CityBus


We also have four (4) bicycles you can use to get to Lynn Hall.

Mobile/Smart Phone Apps

  • Lift
  • Uber

Payment for Rental Property

Contact our office by emailing for instructions to pay for rental property. All payments must be via check or money order. If you would like to pay in cash, you will need to pay a $5.00 fee for the Global Engagement office to obtain a money order on your behalf.


  • Guests from a partner university submit $75/week
  • Guests from a non-partner university submit $150/week

Book Your Stay

If you would like to book a bed in one of our rooms at the John Van Vleet Global Engagement House please click here.


living room
bedroom 1
bedroom 2