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Intern Accommodations and Services

Summer Intern Housing Eligibility

Individuals not able to pay online must call our office at the number below to discuss other possible arrangements. Unfortunately, due to heavy volume, we can neither fax applications to you nor accept faxed applications.

American University's DC Intern Housing Program is available for any student visiting the Washington, DC area for an academic internship, educational program, or scholarly research


If you are a current American University student interested in summer housing, please visit our Summer Student Housing webpage.

Proof of internship, educational program, or scholarly research may be requested before or at any time during your stay. Failure to provide appropriate documentation may result in loss of housing and removal from the American University campus.

All interns agree to abide by all American University policies.

AU has a strong commitment to the promotion of civility and the expectation that students and guests will act responsibly. Housing & Dining Programs supports and encourages the development of residential environments that complement these goals. Community standards have been established in the residence halls with a combination of the Student Conduct Code, specifically the Residence Hall Regulations, and the Housing License Agreement. In addition, Housing & Dining Programs collaborates with Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution Services to ensure that residents and guests live in an environment that enables them to achieve personal satisfaction and contribute to their community.

Student Conduct Code

Residence Hall Posting Policy

Residence Hall Collections Policy

Residence Hall Distribution Policy

Residence Hall Tabling Policy

Intern Accommodations

To apply for intern housing, click here and select "Summer Intern Application".

American University is situated in an ideal location in the nation's capital. Located in one of northwest Washington, DC's most beautiful residential areas, AU is just minutes by bus, cab, Metro (subway), or car from the city's most famous sites. The American University free shuttle service connects the university to Washington's Metro Red Line at the Tenleytown-AU station, which is located just three-quarters of a mile from our campus.

Summer 2017 intern housing is available from May 1, 2017- August 12, 2017. The online application will be open to new applications from February to June 30, 2017. Interns who are interested in applying for summer housing should click on the "Apply Now" button located on the menu above.

Room Type


Dates Available

(6 week minimum)
East Campus Suites
  • Two twin sized beds per suite with private bathroom.
  • Linens, pillow, towel, and blanket are provided.
  • Shared kitchen, TV lounges, and laundry rooms on each floor.
  • Wi-Fi & cable ready (must bring your own TV).
  • All rooms are air conditioned.
  • Refrigerator is not provided, but can be rented via MyFridgeRental.
May 1-August 12, 2017
Nebraska Apartments
  • Private rooms with sized bed in shared apartment.
  • Linens, pillow, towel, and blanket are provided.
  • Shared full kitchen and bathroom in each apartment.
  • Laundry rooms are available on each floor.
  • Wi-Fi & cable ready (must bring your own TV).
  • All rooms/apartments are air conditioned.
May 28-August 12, 2017

Additional Intern Amenities

  • Campus wide wireless internet access
  • Complimentary access to the fitness center
  • Complimentary shuttle service to the Tenleytown-AU metro station
  • On-camups convenience store
  • Zipcar conveniently located on campus

Roommate Policy

We make every effort to accommodate all roommate requests, but cannot guarantee requested assignments. Roommate pairs are strongly encouraged to submit their applications as early as possible and at the same time to ensure pairing.

Check-in and Check-out Procedures

Check-in is available at 3:00pm on your date of arrival. Check-out is at 12:00pm on your date of departure. Your room and mail key will be available for pickup from the front desk in Nebraska Hall or Federal Hall.

Mail & Packages

While an American University resident, your mailing address will be:

  • Intern Name
  • Hall Name, Room Number - SUMMER 2017
  • 4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW
  • Washington, DC 20016

Mail services continue during the summer months for both AU students and visiting interns. Detailed information on summer mail services will be available to all on campus residents at your residence hall front desk in May.

Rates & Payment Information

  • Rates do not include the 14.5% D.C. Hotel Tax
  • A six- week minimum stay is required
  • Charges will not be prorated for late arrivals and early departures
Date Payment Received

Nebraska Hall Apartments

East Campus Suites

Before March 15


Single- $395.00/wk
Double- $345.00/wk

March 16-April 15


Single- $405.00/wk
Double- $355.00/wk

April 16 or later


Single- $415.00/wk
Double - $365.00/wk

Payment Information

Only credit card payments made through the online application will be accepted. Full payment is required at the time of application. Your application can only be confirmed once payment is received.

Cancellations: Any cancellation after your apartment has been confirmed must be received in writing to no later than ten (10) business days prior to the requested check-in date.