Our Intern Housing application is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications. 

Summer Intern housing is available at Mason's Fairfax Campus for any college student with an internship in the DC or Northern Virginia from Memorial Day through the first Saturday in August.

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.

Non-GMU Students Extended Stay:

You may not extend your stay in intern housing past August 2nd and must depart by 12pm on your specified move out date. There are no exceptions.

 If you would like to extend your stay at George Mason University Summer Intern Housing, you must email your request to prior to your specified check out date.  If approved, payment for the additional stay must be received at least 3 business days before your original specified check out date.

Current GMU Students Extended Stay:

 GMU Interns who have Fall 2014 housing assignments may request to stay in your summer space until you are able to move into your fall space. If approved, you will check-in to your fall space on 8/14/2014. Under no circumstances can students or their belongings remain in a summer space past 8/14/2014. When the summer to fall transition form is available, we will email application instructions to the GMU interns with fall assignments.

 The cost of Extended Stay Housing is $24.50 per night. The Extended Stay application will be available in mid-July and the deadline is late July. If you are not approved for Extended Stay you must completely move-out and check-out of your summer assignment by 12pm on August 2nd.

 Additional early move in information can be found here:


Accommodation Options

Interns will be housed in Rogers hall, an apartment-style residence hall, which house 4 guests in a combination of single and double bedrooms. Roommate and 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. While single bedrooms are available, space is limited in single bedrooms.

Available Dates

Housing is available from May 23, 2014* until August 2, 2014. All check in and check outs occur on Saturdays. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate any early arrivals or late departures. If your plans require you to check out prior to Saturday, you may do so, but will not receive a refund of unused nights. A four-week minimum stay is required.

*Interns who apply to stay the entire summer (Friday, May 23 - Saturday, August 2) will be permitted to check in beginning on Friday, May 23. Interns who do not plan to stay until August 2 will be permitted to check in beginning on Saturday, May 24.


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 fee of $75.00 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 Passes will be available for purchase beginning on May 5, 2014. Passes can be purchased directly through Parking Services. Passes that have been pre-purchased will be available for pick-up at check-in on your arrival date.
Parking Services has designated LOT I (adjacent to Whitetop/Rogers buildings) for summer interns. Passes are available a flat-rate fee of $100.00, and are valid for the duration of the summer. Parking Services will not pro-rate any passes.
  • If you are a Mason Student and have a permit, you can keep your current permit. You can also switch your permit to a Summer Intern Lot I permit by visiting the Parking Services Office.
  • If you are a Mason Student and don’t currently have a permit, log on at using your Mason Username and password. From there you can purchase a Summer Intern Lot I permit.
  • If you not a Mason student and we have had to create an account for you use this link Your username is the email you provided to Housing on your application when you signed up.
  • Any special characters that may have been used in the name are not part of your username (for example: would have a username of johndoe or would become ranynesofcastamere).
  • Your password will be a generic password that our IT department will email to you.

For summer 2014, our rates will be:

  • $266.00 per week, per person for a single bedroom within an apartment ($38.00 per night) and
  • $210.00 per week, per person for a double bedroom within an apartment ($30.00 per night) 

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.
  • 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