Intern Housing Program

In 2020, the Summer Intern Housing Program at Villanova University will run from Sunday, May 24 until Friday, July 31, 2020, for up to 10 weeks of available housing (172 housing spots available in 2020).

Online registration update as of 3/23/20: Please see the previous update and the University's COVID-19 website below - we do not have any additional updates at this time. The University is closed, classes will be taught online for the rest of the spring semester, and staff are working remotely for the foreseeable future. We are continuing with summer preparations at this time, but are awaiting further updates and guidance from University administration.

Online registration update as of 3/11/20: We do not have any new information to provide at this time, unfortunately. Please see the previous update below. As we are also beginning to receive questions related to COVID-19, please visit the University's COVID-19 website dedicated to regular updates, currently with particular focus on the spring academic semester and the University's response through April 14th. As additional information is released, it will be posted there.

Online registration update as of 3/9/20: Villanova Conference Services is still awaiting final approval of our new online registration provider, and we appreciate your continued patience. Following IT and Legal reviews, we are now in the contracting phase. As soon as new information becomes available, it will be posted here.

Online registration update as of 2/28/20: Villanova Conference Services is still awaiting final approval of our new online registration provider from the University's IT and legal departments, and we are unfortunately not able to open online registration until approval has been granted. We are truly sorry for the delay this year - we understand your need and desire to make arrangements for summer housing and regret the extended wait. As soon as updates become available, they will be posted here. Once we receive approval and know the date when online registration can go live, we will first post this date here and will then open up the form a day later so that you can plan accordingly and can be available to sign up. Thank you for your patience!

living room

Sample Living Room
(complimentary Wi-Fi and Cable TV service - BYO TV)


Sample Kitchen (all utilities included; no cookware provided; see Apartment Information below for details)


Sample Bedroom (linen NOT included; only one intern assigned per bedroom, 2nd twin bed to function as couch, storage or to create one king-size bed)

A well-established short-term housing program for approximately 170 students from other colleges and universities coming to the Philadelphia area for internships related to their degree programs in Summer 2020.

(Please note that current Villanova students (undergraduate or graduate) or individuals enrolled in Villanova summer programs are not eligible for the Intern Housing Program through the Office of Conference Services and must contact the Office of Residence Life with all summer housing questions.)

Be sure to read through the information on this page carefully before proceeding to registration. Housing is available from Sunday, May 24 through Friday, July 31, 2020 (no extensions possible). Thank you for your interest!


West Campus Apartment Living
from Sunday, May 24, 2020 through Friday, July 31, 2020.

Modern, three-story (with elevator), air-conditioned, furnished apartment buildings offer guests the convenience of easy access to major highways and a train station accessing Center City Philadelphia. The apartments are located next to a campus deli-convenience store, tennis, outdoor basketball and beach volleyball courts and a train station. Please view the complete brochure and our campus map for more information.

Apartment Information: The apartments include two bedrooms (2 standard or extra long twin-size beds per bedroom; intern may use one as a couch or push the twin beds together to form one larger bed), 1.5 bathrooms (one tub/shower combo w/ toilet and one toilet), two vanity sinks, a living/dining area and a full kitchen (no cookware/dishes/utensils). Wireless internet access is free to all guests. Cable TV access is free (living room only), but BYOTV and coaxial cable (TV must be equipped with QAM digital tuner and coax cable input). For additional details, please see our Apartment Accommodations Overview.  Additional photos are available in the "Accommodations" section of our website.  Interns are assigned one per bedroom (two per apartment) and can request an apartment roommate or one will be assigned (same-sex assignments only within apartments; buildings are co-ed). Interns will share the living area, kitchen and bathrooms. The Office of Conference Services reserves the right to make all housing assignments according to availability of space. Apartment roommate information will be communicated via e-mail in mid-May.

Interns must provide their own bed linen, blanket, pillow and towels and are each and together accountable for the condition of their apartment. Interns are to maintain clean, safe and orderly living conditions. The online registration form that is to be completed and submitted constitutes the Occupancy Agreement, and it requires interns to read, agree to and abide by the University's Terms and Conditions of Occupancy, Student Handbook, University Alcohol Policy and University Drug Policy. A valid credit card number (Visa, Mastercard, Discover or Amex only) is also required to function as a security deposit and will be charged in instances described on the Payment Information page of the online registration form.

Check-In and Check-Out Dates: Interns may move in on Sunday, May 24, 2020 or later and MUST vacate their apartment no later than Friday, July 31, 2020 by 8:00pm. NO extensions of stay past Friday, July 31, 2020 at 8:00pm can be given (as all buildings have to be vacated, cleaned and turned back over to the University at that time to prepare for students moving back in the next morning for the academic year). Detailed information on check-in procedures, times and locations will be included in and attached to your online registration confirmation e-mail which should be printed for your reference. Additional information will be provided via e-mail during the summer to all Intern Housing residents. 

Housing prior to Sun, May 24 / after Fri, July 31: Unfortunately, Villanova University has no housing options whatsoever outside of the dates of the Intern Housing Program, Sun, May 24 to Fri, July 31, 2020. Please see our Resource List for Local Housing Extensions for possible options for housing before or after your stay at Villanova if your internship is longer than 10 weeks or does not match the dates of our Intern Housing Program.

Rent and Payment Information: Rent is $185.00 per person, per week (Sunday - Saturday, any part of a week constitutes a full week), along with a one-time, non-refundable $55.00 registration fee. Full payment for the full term of stay desired must be made by credit card when submitting the online registration form, in advance of move-in, for all interns whose employers do not contract with Villanova to cover their housing costs (rent). The one-time, non-refundable $55.00 registration fee is payable by all interns, at the time of registration.

Cancellation Policy: For a refund of your housing payment minus one week's rent ($185.00) and the non-refundable registration fee, any total cancellation must be received in writing via e-mail ( by May 1, 2020.  For cancellations after May 1, a higher charge of multiple week's rent will apply, determined on a case-by-case basis.

Refund Policy for Date Changes: Any changes to dates of your internship that would result in a later arrival or earlier departure than your originally reserved dates must be communicated in writing via e-mail ( by June 1, 2020. Any possible refund due to date changes in not guaranteed and will be decided on a case-by-case basis. Be sure to discuss your internship and housing dates with your employer as soon as possible to avoid any such situation.

Smoking: Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside of all campus residential buildings. Interns will reside in housing reserved for campus summer conferences, meetings and guest groups who may conduct some of their activities in or around the apartment complex. Courtesy is expected at all times.

Parking: A complimentary parking permit will be issued to each intern at the time of check-in, for parking in the West Campus apartment lot for the duration of stay.

Check-Out Information: Check-Out Procedures will be included in your check-in packet upon arrival to Villanova. You will complete an Apartment Condition Card at the beginning of your stay, and a final apartment inspection walk-through by a Conference Services staff member is mandatory before check-out.  Further information will be provided via e-mail during the summer. You will be responsible for taking any necessary actions as indicated by Conference Services staff following their walk-through prior to your departure.

With any questions prior to arrival on campus, please contact the Assistant Director, Conference Reservations via e-mail or phone (610-519-7790). During your stay, please contact the Conference Service Desk staff at 610-519-5554. We recommend that you print this page for your reference. We look forward to welcoming you to Villanova!