Summer Housing

Thank you for your interest!

Summer 2017 housing application is now open.

Expected dates for Summer 2017: May 28 – Aug 27

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 (May 22 - Aug 27, 2017). Even if you are not staying for the entire period, you have to pay the whole rent.

2017 Rent:

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

Security deposit:

  • $500
  • 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 $400 security deposit to confirm acceptance of the spot.

Questions?

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