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Living at the Frequency in the Summer

The Frequency Apartments Outdoor Area

We are excited that you chose to live with us this summer in our downtown Washington apartments. Summer at the Frequency provides students a luxury stay in a quiet neighborhood, surrounded by shops and events. Get ready for an exciting summer in Washington, DC.

About The Building

The Frequency offers key apartment amenities such as stainless steel appliances, designer lighting, and spacious closets. Each unit is furnished and ready for students to move-in.

Each resident of the Frequency is provided a bed frame, standard twin mattress, dresser set and night stand. Each apartment will also receive at least one desk(free-standing or built-in) and one desk chair to share.

  • 24/7 staffed front desk
  • Secure main entrance and student apartments
  • Mail & package delivery
  • Private & group study spaces
  • Rooftop patio
  • A gym featuring treadmills, stationary bikes, and weights
  • Indoor bike storage
  • On-site parking at an additional cost
  • Dry-cleaning services at an additional cost
  • Kitchen with stainless steel appliances
    • Convection microwave-oven and glass stove top
    • Dishwasher
  • Closet storage
  • Washer/dryer unit
  • Full bathroom
  • Digital thermostat

These floor plans are representative and may vary in a specific unit.  Unit measurements listed on floor plans are an average for this unit type and the measurements for the full apartment.


Virtual Tours

Our virtual tours are representative of a given room type. Each space varies based on room sizes and dimensions. Each virtual tour includes some decorative items and a MicroFridge to show what the room looks like when occupied, but these items are not included in rooms.  

Click below to view virtual tours of the Frequency:



The Frequency Apartments has WiFi connections within each unit. In each apartment, there is a sticker on the WiFi router, located in the living room of 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units, and in the living space of studio units. This sticker contains the login information for each unit's WiFi access point. For WiFi access in community spaces, please see signs on the wall for connection instructions.


No meal plans will be offered during the summer. Summer residents can utilize the East Campus C-Store and can also add Eagle Bucks to their AU OneCard to use with local vendors, including GrubHub. For additional information please contact AU Dining.

Getting Around

The Frequency is located on the AU campus shuttle line, minutes from the Tenleytown-AU Metro Station and Whole Foods, and is in close proximity to Tenleytown restaurants and businesses.

For the AU Shuttle, please check the schedule (and download the app) on the shuttle page. The "blue route" runs between main campus and the Tenleytown Metro station (on the DC Metro red line).


16 parking spaces are available at the Frequency for the 2021 Summer B rate of $258.71 Parking can be requested by emailing Parking spaces will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis and must be able to make a 5 foot 5in. clearance for the parking garage.

Frequency parking permits also do not provide parking privileges on the AU campus. Please contact AU Parking & Commuter Services for parking on the AU campus property.

Maintenance Requests

Frequency residents should submit maintenance requests through email to

Please include your name, apartment number and specific details about the maintenance issue.