At the IEC Bear Creek Apartments, two students share a two-bedroom, one-bathroom, furnished apartment. Each student has a private bedroom. The living room, kitchen, and bathroom are shared. Utilities are included in the rental fee.

Amenities include community events and activities, social and study lounges, a recreation center, laundry facilities, free wi-fi, and a dining facility next door. The CU Buff Bus provides shuttle service to and from campus on a regular schedule.

Student Meal Plans

Meals are not included. Students cook their own meals in the shared kitchen. If you don’t want to cook, there are several Student Meal Plans offered that will meet your dining needs. Please contact for more information on student meal plans.


The price to live in IEC Bear Creek Apartments is $2706 for an 8-week session (double occupancy). There is also a one-time $300 administrative fee that is non-refundable. Please note that the administrative fee is not a deposit.

Optional Linen Package

Students may purchase a linen package through the IEC for $110. The package includes:

  • One pillow
  • One pillowcase
  • One mattress pad
  • Bed sheets
  • One blanket
  • One bath towel
  • One hand towel
  • One washcloth

How to Apply

The application process for IEC Bear Creek Apartments is through the IEC, not CU Boulder’s Housing and Dining Service. You will receive information about housing once you have applied for your program.


You may email if you have questions or for more information.