INTERNS

Our Intern Housing application is now open! The application will be available until July 1, 2014 as space allows.

To apply, please follow the instructions below.

Note that deposit payments are not being accepted at this time.  We are still accepting applications.  You will be notified when the deposit window is open.

Current GMU Students
If you are a current GMU student with a Mason email ID and password, please access the application here:
Non-GMU students
If you are a returning intern or have applied for intern housing before, please access the application here:
If you have never applied to live in Intern housing, please access the application here:

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.

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 dining.gmu.edu.
  • 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 recreation.gmu.edu.
  • 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
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.
Rates

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.

Timeline

March

  • 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

  • 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.

May

  • Residence hall assignments will be provided to interns who meet the priority deadline.
Policies
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

CONTACT US!
Housing & Residence Life
George Mason University
4400 University Drive
MS 3F6
Fairfax, Virginia
22030-4444

703.993.2720 (phone)
703.993.2744 (fax)
housing@gmu.edu