Easy. Convenient. Affordable.

Make Wake your summer home. Wake SHIP offers easy, convenient, affordable housing for summer interns & researchers across the Triad area.  Our partially furnished apartment style housing is available each summer beginning in June.

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2024 Registration is OPEN!

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Wake SHIP provides you with a comfortable home away from home during your summer internship and offers the opportunity to interact with other interns from the local area, across the country, and around the world.

Housing Dates

June 1, 2024 – August 1, 2024*

*Departures on August 1, 2024, must check out no later than noon.

More information and registration dates will be released at a later date. For questions please reach out to conferences@wfu.edu.


We invite anyone involved in non-classroom academic coursework, such as, but not limited to, thesis, dissertation work or Internship work related to an academic discipline or other special circumstances.

Available Housing

Interns will be housed in apartment-style residence halls on Wake Forest’s Reynolda campus. Each fully furnished unit includes private bedrooms, a bathroom, a shared living space, a shared kitchen, and access to laundry facilities.  Utilities are incorporated in the nightly rate.

Registration Deadline

While there is no registration deadline for intern housing, placement is based on a first come first serve basis.

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Housing Details

Interns will be housed in apartment-style residence halls on Wake Forest’s Reynolda campus. Each fully furnished unit includes private bedrooms, a bathroom, a shared living space, a shared kitchen, and access to laundry facilities.  Utilities are incorporated into the nightly rate. Residents are responsible for furnishing all essential amenities including television, linens, cookware, dishes, etc.

What’s Provided:
  • Each room includes a bed, a dresser, a desk and chair, a closet, a dresser, window blinds,
  • Air-Conditioning
  • 24-Hour Assistance between June 1st– August 1st
  • WiFi
  • Gated Community 
  • Convenient parking 
  • Secure buildings & rooms
  • Fire Detectors & Sprinklers
  • Shuttle service between the Shuttle Hub: Shelter B to IQ / Wake Downtown
  • University Police 336.758.5911 or dial 5911 from any university phone
  • Wake Alert University Notifications (To opt in Text WFUEvents to 226787)

Packing For Your Stay

Things To Bring:

Prohibited Items:

Arrival & Departure Information


Staff will be available for your group’s program pre-approved date between 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.   If you are arriving after hours or on the weekend, please make every effort to notify your group’s contact and the Conference & Event Services team prior to your arrival date to arrange for a staff member to meet you.

Check Out

Information on key drop will be provided to onsite guests closer to the date of checkout.

Departures on August 1st must check out no later than noon. 

*As a reminder, all Guests are allowed one check-in and one check-out per stay within our facilities.*

Keys, Access Cards & Lockouts

All Guests in Wake Summer Housing Intern Program are assigned keys for access to their apartment. Under no circumstances are these keys to be loaned or given to anyone else.

Guests who lose their key(s) /access card during the course of their stay on campus must report such loss to the Conference Service office within 24 hours. In the event of a lost or unreturned apartment key, all apartment locks will be changed, even if the roommates, where applicable, have not lost their keys or the other bedrooms are not occupied

Upon check-out from University housing, all keys/access cards must be returned. Failure to do so will result in lost key charges.

Housekeeping & Maintenance

Apartments & rooms will be cleaned before arrival.  You are responsible for keeping your room & apartment tidy; including cleaning the bathroom, and kitchen as well as taking out your trash during your stay.  Trash disposal is centrally located at each apartment building.

During your stay, should you have a non-emergency maintenance request, please submit a work order with the link below. Work orders are processed in the order they are received, Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Please note that from June 1st-August 1st you may experience a slower response time for all non-emergency requests.

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Shared Apartment with Private Bedroom, Shared Living Space

$35.00 per person/per night

Private Apartment (1-person apartment)

$40.00 per night

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Campus Map

Explore Wake’s Reynolda Campus & surrounding areas with our interactive map.

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Parking Map

Interns are welcome to park in any general lot with your provided hang tag.

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Innovation Quarter Map

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Atrium Health (WFBH)

View and download a map & directions to Atrium Health | Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center


Historic Reynolda Map

More than 100 acres of gardens, woodlands, trails, shops, & restaurants, centered around Reynolda House Museum of American Art.


Winston Salem Area Map

View the area surrounding Wake’s campus.