Interns, students and scholars over the age of 18 looking for safe, flexible summer housing in New York City and an immersive, intentional, community-oriented experience are encouraged to apply.
Opportunities for professional and personal growth abound; through a variety of programs and activities within the House, Summer Residents are challenged to share and explore the wide diversity of opinion and experiences found across the I-House community.
The daily interactions, along with our summer programming, help build the core values of Respect, Empathy and Moral Courage that characterize the I-House Experience.
Information about the 2024 Summer term coming soon!
During the summer, I-House programs are planned to build community among the Residents. The events are designed to get Residents acquainted with each other and with New York City. You never have to explore NYC alone!
Programs for the summer include excursions in and around New York City, cultural events celebrating the diversity of the I-House community, social events including barbeque and I-House’s signature event, Ice Cream Socials.
When to Apply
Interested applicants can apply to live at I-House for the summer beginning in the winter 2024.
More details about the Summer 2024 application schedule coming soon.
Undergraduate or Graduate students
*Interns and trainees (full-time or part-time)
*“Interns” and “trainees” are defined as graduate students or recent graduates (within 1 year of completion) gaining supervised experience in their field of study.
Anticipated Arrival & Departure Dates – If you are accepted to live at the House, the Admissions Team will use the dates you provide in your application to determine your check-in and check-out dates.
Room Preferences – It is recommended to list at least one room from both the North and South buildings for the best chance at receiving one of your desired room types
Eligibility Verification – Proof of your status as a student, intern, trainee, or visiting scholar
Financial Verification – Proof of your ability to meet tuition and living expenses for your application period
$70 non-refundable application fee
Eligibility verification includes:
acceptance letter for the upcoming or current semester
registrar’s statement indicating full-time enrollment
signed I-20 or DS-2019 form
For Interns and Trainees:
a letter from the organization or company indicating full-time status including your salary and the beginning and ending dates of your internship or training program
For Visiting Scholars:
a letter from your university or institution which states the full-time nature of your research
signed I-20 or DS-2019 form
Financial verification includes:
a copy of your financial aid package from your university
your current I-20 (also fulfills status verification component)
a letter from your sponsoring organization
a copy of your bank statement
a letter from your employer stating your salary
an affidavit of support from your parents or sponsor.
All documents must be submitted in English or have English translations provided in the same document.
$70 non-refundable, one-time application fee
Refundable security deposit – one month’s room fees based on the room type assigned
Room fees – Upon arrival, you will be expected to complete payment of one semester’s room fees or your room fees for the duration of your stay, whichever is shorter.
Dining fee – $6.50 multiplied by the number of days in your stay, given as a credit to spend as you wish throughout the length of your stay.