Summer Housing

Thank you for your interest!

Summer 2017 housing application (below) is now open.

Housing period for Summer 2017: May 28 – Aug 27

Important Note: We are a student run co-op house, not the official MIT summer housing office, which is under the MIT Division of Student Life.

Perks:

  • Air conditioned rooms and common areas.
  • Fully furnished rooms.
  • Professional cleaning in public areas
  • Utilities and Internet (Wi-Fi and Ethernet).
  • Free laundry.
  • Fully equipped commercial kitchen, fridge, freezer, espresso machine, waffle-maker.
  • Optional meal plan, or cook for yourself.

Eligibility:

Our summer housing has fewer restrictions. You don't have to be an undergrad – or even an MIT student! We've had students from Cornell, BU, CMU, Harvard, RISD and even Bilkent University in Turkey!

  • Fill out the application by the specified deadline.
  • We prioritize earlier applications. As with every year, there are more applicants than spots. Therefore, if you want to secure a spot, please don't wait till the deadline to submit the application.
  • Late applications will still be considered, but with a lower priority.

Fees:

The following fees are for the entire summer housing period. Even if you are not staying for the entire period, you have to pay the whole rent.

2016 Rent (per person):

  • Double: $2250
  • Triple: $2050
  • Quad: $1850

Security deposit:

  • $500 per person
  • Paid when you decide to accept the spot.
  • Returned at the end of the summer.

Transportation:

  • Directions:
    • 30-second walk from Hubway bike-sharing station.
    • 2-minute walk from Kenmore Station (Green Lines B, C, D and Bus Terminus).
    • 20-minute walk / 6 minute bike to MIT campus.
  • Shuttles: 2-minute walk from the house
    • MIT Boston Daytime (before 6pm, Silber Way stop)
    • MIT Saferide Boston East (after 6pm, Silber Way stop)
    • BU Shuttle (Silber Way stop)
    • Harvard M-2 Shuttle (Kenmore stop)
  • Tons of restaurants at Kenmore Square.
  • 10-minute walk to Star Market (Shaw's).
  • 12-minute walk to Target.
  • 10-minute walk to Regal Cinema.

Application Procedures:

  1. Fill out the Application Form! We prioritize earlier applications. As with every year, there are more applicants than spots. Therefore, if you want to secure a spot, please don't wait till the deadline to submit the application.
  2. Priority Deadline: April 9, 2017
  3. Final Deadline: April 22, 2017
  4. Applications submitted after the final deadline will still be considered, but with a lower priority.
  5. Send us a photo of yourself to sh-summer-request AT mit DOT edu.
  6. Since we process on a rolling basis, we may get back to you earlier than April 22.
  7. We will notify you the results by late April the latest.
  8. You must pay the security deposit to confirm acceptance of the spot.

Questions?

Email us at sh-summer-request AT mit DOT edu !