Summer Intern Housing

Summer Intern Housing Program


Summer Intern Housing Program has been cancelled for Summer 2020.

University Residences at Purdue University is offering affordable, comfortable and convenient housing for all summer interns working for both Purdue and local companies in the Greater Lafayette area. Interns will be housed in Hawkins Residence Hall, conveniently located on the academic campus near many academic buildings, the Purdue Memorial Union, and Chauncey Hill shops and restaurants. All rooms in Hawkins Hall are air-conditioned, fully furnished and include Wi-Fi, cable television hookup and parking. Summer internship housing is available from May 24-August 8, 2020, with a minimum stay of one week.


Hawkins Hall is an upper class housing community, within walking distance to numerous shops and restaurants, as well as situated on the academic campus close to all main campus buildings. Interns will have access to an exercise and workout facility, 24 hour laundry facility, large lounge areas, large main floor kitchenette and a 13 th floor lounge with a spectacular panoramic view of Purdue’s campus.


Each intern must meet the following requirements:

  • 18+ Years of Age
  • Enrolled in Higher Education
  • Degree Seeking Program
  • Enrolled in Internship at Purdue University or Greater Lafayette Area
  • Must abide by the  guidelines  of behavior for University Residences 
  • Must abide by the 2020 Intern Housing Agreement

Housing & Pricing

All residents will be assigned to a single room with access to community bathroom on the floor.

  • Housing Pricing: $200.00/week
  • Dining Pricing: Dining Dollars Only ($50.00/week)
  • Dining Dollars are required to live in summer intern housing. Housing and Dining will be charged on a weekly basis (Sunday-Saturday), and no weeks will be prorated for cost.

Applying and Reserving Your Space

During the application process the following documents will need to be to be uploaded:

  • Proof of internship
  • Proof of enrollment in degree seeking program
  • Signed 2020 Intern Housing Agreement

A $75.00 non-refundable application fee is required and will automatically be charged through the application process.

Payment Options

Participants have the following options for payment:

Purdue Departmental Account Transfer Option

  • If your department with whom you are interning is paying for your housing and dining, a departmental account transfer form will need to be completed. This form will be made available during the registration process. Please have the departmental account transfer document completed and signed by a departmental authority.
    • The $75.00 application fee will be assessed through the departmental billing and account transfer, therefore not needing to be paid by the intern to reserve a space.

Self-Pay Option

  • Pay full amount of your stay with major credit card at time of online registration.
  • Registration is not complete until full payment has been received.

Late Stays/Early Arrivals-Residents of University Residences

If you are a Purdue University student who is currently living in University Residences and/or will be living in University Residences in the fall, you may submit a late stay request and/or early arrival request. These requests can be made to accommodate you during the gap time frame in between the end of the spring contract and the beginning of the summer term, as well as the gap of time in between the end of the summer term and beginning of the fall 2020 housing contract.

If you are planning to stay late until your internship contract begins, you will be responsible for paying $22/night. If you are planning to depart later than your internship contract, you will be responsible for paying $32/night. Both of these options will be assessed through your MyPurdue account.

Spring 2020 late stay requests will need to be coordinated with the hall clerk of your current residence hall. Fall 2020 early arrival requests must be coordinated with the hall clerk of your future residence hall.