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Summer Intern Housing

Summer Intern Housing at Carnegie Mellon University is available to students fulfilling internships with local Pittsburgh businesses. Situated in the heart of Oakland, CMU's campus is near dozens of restaurants and cafés, parks, cultural and shopping districts, as well as a short commute to downtown. One of the most livable cities, Pittsburgh is home to over 86,000 students from 10 colleges and universities. Among mid-sized metros, the American Institute of Economic Research ranks it No. 3 for students.

In order to qualify for Summer Intern Housing,

  • Students must be 18 years or older to stay in Summer Intern Housing. 
  • Students must provide evidence of their internship, such as a letter of acknowledgment from the company as well as the name and contact information of their corporate internship supervisor. 

Carnegie Mellon University’s Summer Intern Housing accommodations will officially begin on Saturday, May 25, 2024, and end at non on Saturday, August 10, 2024. 

The nightly rates are as follows:

Double occupancy in a double room (2 people per room) $46.02 (per person/per night)
Single occupancy in a single room (1 person per room) $54.60 (per person/per night)
Single occupancy in a double room (1 person per room) $62.08 (per person/per night)


Please note: the entire cost of your length of stay must be paid in full at time of registration.


Housing Amenities:

Summer Intern Housing residents will be staying in the Fairfax Apartments. Residents will have a shared kitchen and bathroom as a part of the apartment-style living, as well as access to community spaces within the building that include lounges, study rooms, shared community kitchen and a back patio. Residents will have a roommate if they choose to stay in a double room. The Conference and Event Services Team will room interns in similar programs together when applicable. The many amenities available include a 24-hour secured, air-conditioned, and fully furnished apartment (bed linens, pillows, towels, cooking and cleaning supplies are not provided), free Wi-Fi, and on-site laundry. 


A complimentary guest internet account will be available upon check-in.


Parking is available on campus as part of the Intern Housing Program. The cost is $550.00 for the entire summer. A hangtag will be given to those who signed up for parking and must be displayed at all times while parked on campus. If you wish to purchase a parking permit, please select it in the options during the registration process.

***Conference and Event Services is NOT responsible for any CMU issued parking tickets or violations while parking on campus.

***Parking is NOT refundable. 

For questions regarding Summer Intern Housing, please contact the Conference & Event Services office by telephone at 412-268-1125 or by email at