Housing is available convenient to the campus at one of the many hotels close by. Check tripadvisor.com for rates, availability and reviews on Austin hotels.
Off campus, there are a wide variety of food options nearby to suit every taste and budget, from award-winning barbecue and burgers to sushi, award-winning vegetarian restaurants, Austin’s well-known, eclectic trailer food parks and everything in between. Austin Restaurants on Yelp is a great source of information on local restaurants, providing recent reviews, phone numbers and maps. Austin is home to Whole Foods Market’s world-headquarters grocery market and restaurant with an outdoor playscape and indoor and outdoor seating as well as Central Market with live music and great, fresh food options.