IAIA - Institute of American Indian Arts

IAIA Housing Information

There are two options for housing at IAIA, the CLE Residence Center and our family housing apartments.  Each area is accessible to students with disabilities.

CLE Residence Center

Located adjacent to the CLE Conference Center, the CLE Residence Center is the heart of the campus, providing students a convenient, comfortable and safe place to live and flourish during their educational journey at IAIA. The Residence Center is a two-story, traditional style dormitory. Each of 77 rooms accommodates two students and has a private bath. Each floor has a kitchen and a large common area for watching television, playing games, relaxing, and holding meetings or study groups. A laundry room is also available on each floor.

How to Apply

All students applying for housing in the CLE Residence Center must submit a completed housing contract and $100.00 housing deposit. The rooms are available on a first come, first served basis.  

You may send a check or money order to:
IAIA Center for Student Life
83 Avan Nu Po Road
Santa Fe, NM  87508

Download the three (3) housing application forms below:


For Summer Session Housing:
Download the Summer Residence Center Application and Contract

Family Housing Apartments

There are 24 family housing apartments, each with two bedrooms, a living room with a kitchenette and bathroom. Apartments may be rented furnished or unfurnished.

How to Apply

Students applying  for family housing must submit a completed family housing application and $250 one time, non-refundable Administrative Fee.  The apartments are available on a first come, first serve basis.  

Download the Family Housing Application and Contract
2013-2014 Family Housing Application (download file icon, 669.0 KiB)

Or to receive the application packet by mail, contact:
Carol Reed, Housing Director
83 Avan Nu Po Road
Santa Fe, NM  87508


Off Campus Housing

Students wishing to live off campus may use the following Apartment Listings for Santa Fe information for assistance. The IAIA does not endorse any of the apartments listed, but it is supplied for help in beginning your search.
In addition, the following information may be helpful:

Local Newspaper:

The Santa Fe New Mexican
Classifieds can be found on-line at: www.santafenewmexican.com
Visit the classifieds, then the type of housing you are seeking.

Apartment listing websites:

These websites will provide more detailed information about some of the apartments listed in the Apartment Listings for Santa Fe as well as other apartment listings.

For affordable housing information, contact the Santa Fe County Public Housing Authority at:
52 Camino Jacobo
Santa Fe, NM 87507

Or go to their website www.co.santa-fe.nm.us. Visit the Housing Authority, then Public Housing Program to download a copy of the Housing Assistance Application.