Housing & Dining Programs


All applicants must be 18 years of age or older by expected check-in date.

Priority consideration will be given to individuals who apply online and pay the $200 deposit with a credit card. Please be sure to provide a valid email address since the only verification of your application will be sent by email.

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.

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.  

American University has a strong commitment to the promotion of civility and the expectation that students and guests will act responsibly. Housing and Dining Programs supports and encourages the development of residential environments that compliment 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 and 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

After Applying:

Once we receive your application, we will send you an email confirming the receipt of your application and detailing the tentative cost of your housing. Room assignment notices for summer will be sent via e-mail starting in early April. These notices will include your balance due, which you must pay online prior to, or at the time of, your arrival.