How it works

We're glad you've chosen to live with us during summer break! You are eligible for summer housing if you fit the requirements listed below.

Step 1: Review requirements

Summer housing is available to you if you meet one of the following requirements:

  • If you are registered for a minimum of one summer academic credit.
  • If you are participating in a university-sponsored activity.
  • If you are participating in a research laboratory, athletic training/competition or on-campus internship.
  • If you are a May 2023 graduate. You must move out of the residence halls by July 1, 2023.

Step 2: Submit your online application

If you would like to stay during the summer, you will need to fill out an application located in the housing portal. This must be filled out by April 24. 

Step 3: Select a meal plan

You are required to have a meal plan when you live in the residence halls. You can select from the following options below.

  • 200 Meal Block: $1,650
  • 150 Meal Block: $1,323
  • 100 Meal Block: $948
  • 50 Meal Block: $505

 Summer meals will be served out of Burge Market Place, June 3 – August 4, 2023. Students with a summer meal plan will have dining options at the Iowa Memorial Union from May 15 – June 2, 2023.

Burge Market Place Hours:

Breakfast         7:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Lunch               11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Dinner              4:45 – 6:15 p.m.

Breakfast         Not served on Sunday

Lunch               11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Dinner              4:45 – 6:15 p.m.

Step 4: Review expectations

You'll want to review the terms and conditions for the 2022-2023 contract. All students are bound to these during the summer, regardless of the occupancy period.

You will also need to agree to the additional terms and conditions below:

  • All furniture must remain in rooms and beds will remain in their current configuration. Delofting requests will only be permitted for students with documented disabilities.
  • The contract holder may cancel this contract on the application portal up to seven days prior to moving in.

Key dates

May - August 

Summer housing available. 

Check in and check out dates are listed below based on the length of the class session.

4 week session

  • Check-in: May 15 after 12 p.m. (noon)
  • Checkout: June 10

6 week - session 1

  • Check-in: May 15
  • Checkout: June 24

6 week - session 2

  • Check-in: June 25
  • Checkout: August 5

8 week session

  • Check-in: June 11
  • Checkout: August 5

12 week session

  • Check-in:  May 15
  • Checkout: August 5

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Room assignment and cost

Summer housing is available in Stanley hall from May 15 to August 5, 2023 at 12 p.m. (noon).

University Housing and Dining will make all summer room assignments. Our team does our best to accommodate all single room requests, but we cannot guarantee them.

Sessions and room cost

May 15 – June 10

Double with AC: $1,082.12
Single with AC: $1,526.72

Session 1: May 15 – June 24

Double with AC: $1,664.80
Single with AC: $2,348.80

Session 2: June 25 – August 5

Double with AC: $1,706.42
Single with AC: $2,407.52

June 11 – August 5

Double with AC: $2,289.10
Single with AC: $3,229.60

May 15 – August 5

Double with AC: $3,412.84
Single with AC: $4,815.04