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Summer Housing

Spending the Summer On Campus

Summer Housing 2020

Summer Housing will be available for students with an active DU ID number and registration status. Students should apply via the Housing Portal beginning April 20, 2020 and the first round of assignments will be done by May 15, 2020. Please know students will not be placed if the application is not completed in full.

Summer Housing Time-Frame Options

The contract period for Summer Housing 2020 aligns with the Academic Calendar for the standard 9-week summer session. Those dates are:

Friday, June 19 - Friday, August 21, 2020

Keys are available for pick up and check in from 10am - 3pm Monday-Friday at the Vista Apartment Leasing Office: 1920 S University Blvd, Denver, CO 80210. Any requested check-in times outside of this timeframe, will need to be coordinated with DU Housing prior to June 5th, and is not guaranteed.

* The move-out date for 9- and 10-week Summer Housing is Friday, August 21, 2020. If you are moving out before that date, you must notify at least 3 business days prior to your check-out. Here are more details on the check-out process. 

*Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel you housing for summer, you must email prior to June 5, 2020. If you cancel after your check-in date, you will be charged the Contract Breakage Fee of $1,000.

Priority for Summer Housing

Priority for summer housing will take the following criteria into consideration:

  • Students interested in staying the entire summer (June 19-August 23).
  • Summer course registration or internship based on DU's campus
    • Summer courses: Registration will be confirmed by our staff by May 8
    • Internships: You must submit documentation from the person supervising your internship by May 8, 2020. Late submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis, however, assignments will not be made until all information has been verified.
  • Undergraduate student status and class standing.

Non-DU affiliates may seek long term summer housing via Conference and Events Services.


All placements for Summer 2020 will be made in Vista Apartments.

All students will be given a furnished 1-bedroom (single occupancy) and bathroom in a 2, 3, or 4-bedroom apartment. If you want to request a roommate, please email prior to May 8, 2020.


Summer 2020 Rate for Vista Apartments

Furnished bedroom and bathroom (single occupancy) within a 2-, 3-, or 4-bedroom apartment $3,305.00

**Rates are for full summer. If students move out prior to the end of the summer quarter, they will be prorated based upon their completed check out date. All checkouts must be scheduled ahead of time to be processed.*****

***Please note that not all buildings will be available during the summer. 

Summer to Fall Transitions

Students with assignments for the Fall 2020 quarter, may remain on campus and pay the flat Fall Transition Rate of $650.00. The Fall Transition Rate cannot be reduced to a fewer number of days, regardless of whether or not the student will be present for each day during the Fall transition period.

Students transitioning to their Fall assignment will be provided information by August 5, 2020 regarding the transition process.

Students without a Fall 2020 housing assignment, or not participating in Summer-to-Fall Transitions must move out on August 21, 2020. Instructions will be emailed about the move out process by August 5, 2020.