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Housing & Dining Programs

Intern Accommodations & Services

Our residence halls are among the best equipped in the metropolitan area. All rooms are air-conditioned. All floors also include laundry facilities, kitchenettes, lounge spaces, and semi-private men's and women's bathroom and shower facilities. Additionally, our entire campus, including the residence halls, has wireless internet connectivity for your convenience.

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 2016 intern housing is available now until August 13, 2016. Interns who are interested in applying for summer housing should click on the "Apply Now" button located on the left-hand menu.

Room Type

Pricing & Amenities

Dates Available

Cassell Hall
(Single Occupancy)
  • Single occupancy rooms are $375.00 per week per person (6-week minimum stay required).
  • Each room comes with two twin-size beds, two desks, and two built-in wardrobes. Bed sheets, pillow, pillowcase, a blanket, and a bath towel will be provided.
  • Bathroom and living room is shared with one or two other interns. Kitchen and laundry facilities are shared with all interns on the floor.
  • Refrigerators are not provided but available for rent.
June 12-August 13, 2016
Nebraska Apartments
  • Single occupancy rooms are $400.00 per week, per person (8-week minimum stay required. Maximum stay is 13 weeks).
  • Nebraska features shared apartment-style residences with two, three, or four bedrooms.
  • Interns will have their own private room. Each room comes with a double size bed, desk, dresser, and closet space. Bed sheets, pillow, pillowcase, a blanket, and a bath towel will be provided.
  • Bathroom, shower, and kitchen facilities are shared with one or three other interns within the apartment. Each floor will have a shared laundry facility.
May 22-August 13, 2016

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.

Amenities and Services

Summer Housing at American University includes many amenities that everyone needs! The residence halls feature cable television hookup, wired and wireless high-speed internet, air-conditioned rooms, carpeted floors, and semi-private bathrooms. You will also have access to laundry facilities on each floor, and a common space for cooking and hanging out. On campus, you have access to the Jacob’s Fitness Center, shuttle service to the metro, and an on-campus convenience store.

Mail Service

Mail Services continues 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 building desk in May.