Summer Session Housing

Summer Session Housing Application | Boston-Area Summer Housing

General Information

Summer Session spaces have filled.  Students can still complete the Summer Session Housing Application to be added to the wait list in the event that new spaces become available.  Students interested in living in the Amherst area over the summer are also encouraged to research off-campus options as well.

Summer housing is available to the following groups of residents who are at least 16 Years of age*:

  • Students enrolled in UMass Amherst Summer Session classes. 
  • UMass Amherst students employed on-campus that requires you to be on-site. Applicants must document employment and be enrolled for fall 2022.

Summer Session assignments will be private and shared rooms located in CHCRC. There are a limited number of spaces for students to transition directly from their spring 2022 on campus assignment when halls close.  Students can indicate this preference on the Summer Housing Application.

Summer residents are expected to conduct themselves according to University policies as outlined in the Code of Student Conduct.  All summer residents must have a valid UMass Amherst ID Card (UCard). The UCard is used as the key to the main entrance of the residence hall. All residents are expected to carry their UCards. When campus staff ask residents for identification, the UCard must be presented. To preserve Residence Hall Security, the UCard must never be loaned to anyone.

*Students under 18 are required to submit a Parent/Guardian Consent Form.  Please contact living@umass.edu to request that this form is sent to you.

Summer Housing Costs and Fees

Summer Session I
The Summer Session residence hall opens for check-in on Wednesday, May 18 from 12:00pm-8:00pm. Classes begin on Thursday, May 19, 2022. Room keys are available at the CHCRC Service Desk. Summer Session I concludes Friday, July 1 and check out is required by 7:00pm. No Summer Session I resident will be allowed to remain after 4:00pm Friday, July 1 unless they have also applied for Summer Session II housing as well.

Session I (CHCRC): Wednesday, May 18 - Friday, July 1 by 4:00pm

Shared Room: $1,672 Base Room Fee + $33 IT Residential Services Fee
Transition from Spring Assignment, Shared Room: $1,748 + $33 IT Residential Services Fee
Private Room: $2,244 + $33 IT Residential Services Fee
Transition from Spring Assignment, Private Room: $2,346 + 33 It Residential Services Fee

Summer Session I and II
The residence hall opens for check-in on Wednesday, May 18 from 12:00pm-8:00pm. Classes begin on Thursday, May 19, 2022. Room keys are available at the CHCRC Service Desk. Summer Session II concludes on Friday, August 19 and check out is required by 7:00pm. No Summer Session II resident will be allowed to remain after 7:00pm on Friday, August 19.

Summer Session I and Session II (CHCRC): Wednesday, May 18 - Friday, August 19 by 7:00pm

Shared Room: $3,534 Base Room Fee + $69.80 IT Residential Services Fee
Transition from Spring Assignment, Shared Room: $3,610 + $69.80 IT Residential Services Fee
Private Room: $4,743 + $69.80 IT Residential Services Fee
Transition from Spring Assignment, Private Room: $4,845 + 69.80 It Residential Services Fee

Summer Meal Plan

Students are eligible to secure a summer meal plan. For more information, please contact Dining Services at (413) 545-1362.

Payment Expectations

  • Any student who submits an application for Summer Session Housing and receives an assignment will automatically be billed to their Summer bursar account.
  • Students who are assigned to a space and later cancel will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee and the weekly Housing Fee Refund schedule. For more information, please contact Residential Life Student Services.
  • The IT Residential Technology fee is a mandatory requirement for all summer residents, which will be applied to residents' Bursars bill.

Boston-Area Summer Housing

If you're on an internship, part of a program on campus, or taking online summer classes, you can sign up to live on the Mount Ida Campus in Newton, MA.  At Mount Ida, you'll enjoy everything you love about UMass Amherst living and more - free fitness center, free on-campus parking and free transportation to the MBTA green line, offering easy access to Boston.

Fill out the Summer 2022 Mount Ida Housing Application to secure a space this summer!

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