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Summer Housing

Spending the Summer On Campus

Summer Housing 2021

Summer Housing will be available for DU undergraduate students that will be involved in summer courses, have other DU obligations on campus (internship, jobs, athletic team, etc.) or DU is the permanent address. Students should apply via the Housing Portal and the application is available now. Housing will assign students a space in Summit or Ridgeline. 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 2021 aligns with the Academic Calendar for the standard 9-week summer session. Those dates are:

Friday, June 11 – Friday, June 17, 2021: Spring to Summer Transition (applicable to any student moving into their summer assignment prior to June 18th)

Friday, June 18 - Saturday, August 21, 2021: Summer 2021

Sunday, August 22 – Tuesday, September 7. 2021:: Summer to Fall Transition (only applicable to   students residing on campus for Fall 2021)

Student summer placements will be sent to your DU email address prior to June 11th. If you do not receive an email with your summer housing assignment and have a completed application, please contact housing ( Once you are assigned a summer placement, keys will be available for pick up and check in starting Tuesday, June 15th and Wednesday, June 16th 8:30AM-4:30PM at the DFRV Front Desk, located in DFRV P112. Any requested check-in times outside of this timeframe, will need to be coordinated with DU Housing. If your summer space is not yet available on June 15th, Housing will reach out with a new check in date/time.

* The move-out date for Summer Housing is Saturday, August 21, 2021. If you will be living on campus for Fall 2021, you are eligible to move into your Fall space early on August, 21 2021

*Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel you housing for summer, you must email to request and confirm your cancellation. Refer to the summer housing contract for specific cancellation procedures. 

All placements for Summer 2021 will be made in Summit and Ridgeline Apartments. All students will be assigned a furnished 1- or 2-bedroom apartment. The furnished 2-bedroom apartments are only located in Ridgeline. If you want to request a roommate, please email


Summer 2021 Rate for Ridgeline and Summit

Furnished 1 bedroom and bathroom (single occupancy) 

Funished 2 bedroom and bathroom (single occupancy room) with in a 2 bedroom apartment.  (Ridgeline only) $2,368.00

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. 


Spring to Summer Transition:

Students currently living on campus will remain in their space until their summer space is available. Students can begin moving on Tuesday, June 15th unless Housing reaches out with a new date/time. The flat rate for Spring to Summer Transition is $236.00. This charge will be added to your student account for the nights you will reside on campus between Friday June 11th and Friday June 17th.  This charge is applicable for any student moving to their summer assignment prior to June 18th.

Summer to Fall Transition: 

Students with assignments for the Fall 2021 quarter, may move into their Fall Booking early and pay the flat Summer to Fall Transition Rate of $650.00 for a 1-bedroom apartment and $600.00 for a 2-bedroom apartment. The Summer to 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 must transition into their Fall assignment by the last day of the summer housing contact of Saturday August 21,2021.

Students without a Fall 2021 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 during early August.