Stay at Mason in Summer 2015! 

Summer Intern housing is available at Mason's Fairfax Campus for any college student with an internship in the DC or Northern Virginia from Monday, May 25 through Saturday, August 1. 

Benefits of Staying at Mason - Interns will enjoy accommodations in one of our recently constructed residence halls, conveniently located in Fairfax, VA, less than 20 miles away from DC, Vienna, Alexandria, Reston, Dulles, and other popular internship locations.

Accommodation Options

Interns will be housed in Liberty Square, an apartment-style residence hall, which houses 2 or 4 guests per apartment all in single bedrooms. Suitemate preferences should be indicated on the intern's application, however we cannot guarantee that preferences will be available.

Please note: all bedrooms are within a shared apartment. All guests in an apartment will share the bathroom facilities, kitchen, and living room spaces.

Available Dates

Housing is available from Sunday, May 24, 2015 until Sunday, August 2, 2015. All check-ins and check-outs occur on Sundays. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate any early arrivals or late departures. If your plans require you to check out prior to Sunday, you may do so, but you will not receive a refund of unused nights. A four-week minimum stay is required.


Amenities and Options
Interns will enjoy:
  • Air-conditioned accommodations
  • Apartment-style living, with a full kitchen
  • Bath with shower, shared by up to 4 roommates
  • Furnished bedroom and living room
  • 24-Hour Staff Available at our Desk
  • Free Shuttle from GMU to Vienna Metro stop
  • Campus Cable Service (Interns must provide a TV and proper cords)
  • Wireless Internet (Wired connectivity available, interns provide Ethernet cord)
  • Access to laundry facilities within residence hall

Optional Amenities:

  • Dining Options: Dining Services provides a variety of on-campus options for summer guests. For specific hours and locations, visit
  • Fitness Facilities: Mason has state of the art fitness facilities, available for summer interns. The Aquatic and Fitness Center (AFC) and the Recreation Athletic Complex (RAC) will both be open this summer. Passes can be purchased for a flat-rate for the duration of the summer. To purchase a pass, you must visit the gym facilities in person after arrival to campus. Fitness center summer hours of operation vary. For more information, visit
  • Mail: Interns that wish to receive mail or packages while residing on campus during the summer may elect to reserve a mailbox with UPS. More information can be found here: Summer Intern Mail pdf

Parking options for summer 2015 will be released closer to the start of May, please check back for further details.


For summer 2015, our rates will be:

  • $266.00 per week, per person for a single bedroom within an apartment ($38.00 per night) and

Note: OHRL requires a four-week minimum stay. A non-refundable deposit of $275.00, which is applied towards the total bill, is required to reserve a space for the summer.

Once a room assignment is made, the total balance due will be provided to the intern. All balances must be paid in full prior to arrival. We recommend that balances be paid at least seven (7) days in advance to ensure a smooth arrival to campus.

We do not provide payment plans for intern housing.



  • Submit an application online.
  • The intern application will be available Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 10am.
  • Once an application is submitted, interns will be prompted to pay a $275.00 deposit to secure a spot in intern housing.
  • Deposits are non-refundable and will be applied towards the total cost of the stay.
  • Application preferences will be given priority based on submission date and receipt of deposit.
  • April 29 at noon is the priority deadline for housing application. All applications received by this point will receive an assignment in early May.
  • After April 29, applications can be submitted and assignments will be made on a rolling basis.


  • Residence hall assignments will be provided to interns who meet the priority deadline.
Our residential policies apply to all guests, including interns from all universities and colleges. These policies are part of the agreement that each intern signs when completing an application.

Policies for Summer Interns pdf