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Housing & Dining Programs

Rates & Payment


2015 Washington Semester Program rates are as follows:

  • Double Occupancy room: $40.86/night

Washington, D.C. has a 14.5% hotel tax levied on all room charges. Guests are required to pay this additional fee. This tax is not included on the above rates.

NOTE: Washington Semester Program students cannot apply for housing until they have been enrolled and registered in the program.

Please note that singles are limited, and all single requests that we cannot honor automatically default to your second choice of accommodations.

Weeks stayed are calculated in seven (7)-night increments, based on a Sunday afternoon check-in (after 3 p.m.) and a Saturday morning (by 11:59 a.m.) checkout. Early arrivals and late departures will not be pro-rated.

Payment Information

All Charges Billed to Student Accounts: For AU Students and Washington Semester Students, all summer housing charges are billed to your student account. Summer housing balances will be charged to student accounts after May 15; however, deposits are billed immediately after receipt of application and license agreement. No cash, check or credit card transactions will be accepted for AU summer students or Washington Semester Students.

Deposit: A non-refundable $200 deposit is required to reserve a space in a residence hall. As previously mentioned, your deposit will be billed immediately after we receive your application and license agreement. The $200 deposit is applied to your total housing balance due.

Cancellations: All housing cancellations must be made in writing or by e-mail to Phone cancellations will not be honored. Reminder: If you cancel your summer housing, the $200 deposit charge will remain on your student account.

Extensions, Early Checkouts, and No-Shows: All extensions must be requested in writing at Extensions will be granted on a space available basis, and you may be required to move to a different room and/or hall to accommodate the extension.