Summer Intern Housing

In May, June and July, we open the University Village community to college students around the world embarking on experiential learning opportunities in Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.

We are eager to welcome summer interns to our community on the Hammond Campus for Summer 2022!

Application Priority Deadline
Friday, April 1, 2022 at 5 p.m. (guarantee roommates!)

Last Day to Apply
Friday, April 29, 2022 at 5 p.m.


  • 4 Bedroom– approx. $22.00 per night (from May 15 – August 6, 2022 at 5 p.m.)
  • 2 Bedroom– approx. $25.00 per night (from May 15 – August 6, 2022 at 5 p.m.)
  • No refunds will be given if your stay is adjusted after signing the housing contract

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a current student at an accredited institution.
  • Submit a letter of employment from the company/organization you are interning with, on company letterhead, with your start and end dates.
    • Arrival/Departure dates must be between Sunday, May 15 at 9 a.m. and Saturday, August 6 at 5 p.m.
      • Limited space is available after this departure date! You must request any date after the sixth of August in your application.
  • All decisions are made on a case-by-case basis and final determination of start and end dates will be made by the Department of Housing and Residential Education.

To apply for Summer Intern Housing, interns must:

  1. Submit and pay your $20 application fee (non-refundable- found in Intern Application)
  2. Complete the summer intern housing application: Summer Housing Intern Application. You must attach the following to your application or it will not be considered:
    • Internship site confirmation letter
    • A screenshot of $20.00 Application Fee confirmation email (received after paying fee)
  3. Submit immunization information here
    • Please read our immunization requirements carefully.
    • You will need to include any COVID vaccination information in your immunization sheet as well.
  4. Submit and Pay your $200 Housing Deposit (refundable) via check/money order to the address below

After you have submitted your application as well as the above items, your housing status will be confirmed via email. Housing confirmation will begin during the week of May 2nd.

Payment Information

All deposit payments must postmarked by May 1st, 2022. You will not receive your housing assignment until this payment is received. Please mail them them to the address indicated below.

All rent payments must be:

  • Made in full before/on your move-in day
    • If payment cannot be made on your move-in day due to a company stipend, you will be asked to set up a payment plan with our Business Manager before you can move in and will be expected to make payments on the dates indicated in your payment plan. Please make sure you understand how your stipend will be given/paid to you before you arrive.
  • Must be paid by check/money order and mailed to our main office in Griffin Hall (address below). We cannot accept any credit cards. Please make checks payable to “Purdue University Northwest” and put SUMMER INTERN in the memo section.
    • Purdue University Northwest Housing Office
      Attn: Summer Intern Application
      2440 173rd Street
      Griffin Hall
      Hammond, IN 46323

If you have any questions or concerns regarding Summer Intern Housing payments, please contact our office, via email at or via phone at 219-989-4150.

Move-in Day

  • Move-in Day: Sunday, May 15th, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Griffin Hall (to schedule a check in time after 1 p.m., please email Jacqueline Chambers (
  • You will need to present one of the following at your check in:
    • A negative COVID-19 diagnostic test result (either PCR or rapid antigen) taken within five days prior to their date of check-in. The test must be performed by a licensed healthcare provider/laboratory. Note, COVID-19 antibody tests will NOT be accepted.
    • A CDC completed vaccine card (or other international documentation for WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines) demonstrating that the individual is fully vaccinated (defined as having received the final dose of the vaccine at least two weeks before date of check-in). Additional information on vaccines can be found here.
    • A positive COVID-19 test result more than 14 but less than 90 days before date of check-in.
  • Carts will be available at the front desk, please bring a state issued picture ID to check out a cart.
  • Payment plans will be made and signed before you can move in.

Helpful Intern Resources

  • Face Coverings (covering nose and mouth) are required to be worn by everyone (including guests) while inside any building on the PNW Campus.
  • Please review our Resident Handbook to ensure you understand all policies and procedures this summer.
  • Move-in Day: Sunday, May 15, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Griffin Hall (to schedule a check in time after 1 p.m., please email Jacqueline Chambers (
  • See the layout of our apartments!
  • Want a specific roommate?
    • Be sure to put their name on your application! If the request is not mutual, it cannot be honored so be sure to tell your friends to put your name down as well!
    • Roommates requests are not guaranteed, housing will do their best to match you with others of similar interest based on your application.
  • Wanna go to the Fitness Center during your stay? (Hammond Campus)
  • Checkout our dining options (purchased individually, outside of Housing Office)- THIS WILL BE CHANGING THIS SUMMER! PLEASE WATCH YOUR EMAIL FOR UPDATES!
  • Download the PayRange App to use our laundry facilities!
  • Here are some items you will need to bring with you:
    • TV
    • Shower curtain (required)
    • Bathmat (required)
    • Toilet paper
    • Extra long bed linen
    • Lamp (if preferred)
    • Dishes
    • Dish Soap/
    • Laundry Detergent (HE liquid only please)
    • Check out our extended “What to Bring” list here