• Who is eligible for intern housing at WFU?

    Any undergraduate, graduate or professional student who is involved in non-classroom academic course work, such as, but not limited to, thesis, dissertation work or Internship work related to an academic discipline or other special circumstances.

  • What dates are intern housing available?

    Accommodations typically begin June 1 and run through August 1. Please visit our Housing Dates section. Note: shoulder dates may be available closer to the date of check in.

  • What is the registration deadline?

    There is no specific application deadline for registration. We accept applications on a first come, first serve basis until all spaces  have been filled. If all spaces have been filled, you will be placed on the housing wait list.

  • How do I register for Wake SHIP?

    From our main page click REGISTRATION and complete each section of the form. After you finish you will receive an email confirmation.

    If the registration button is not available, then registration is closed or full.

  • When is payment due?

    The full balance for your stay is due prior to checking in on campus.

  • What payment options are available?

    Payments can be submitted through the online payment process via credit card upon registration; Credit card payments will only be taken through online registration.

    Payments can be submitted via mail by check, cashier’s check, or money order. Checks can be made payable to Wake Forest University.

    If a department of Wake Forest University or the company hosting your internship is paying for your stay, an invoice will be sent to the department specified for payment.

  • Can I make partial payments?

    Yes. Partial Payments are an option, as long as the full balance is paid up front before checking in.

    1. Visit the REGISTRATION page
    3. Log in with your email address and confirmation number.
    4. Click the “SUBMIT PAYMENT” button
    5. Enter Credit Card information
    6. Specify the amount applied until total amount toward the balance is reached.
    7. Submit Payment
  • What if I need to modify or cancel my registration?

    If you need to modify or cancel your current registration dates / information, you may do so online by clicking the “Already Registered” link located on the Wake SHIP registration page or via the “click here to view the event summary” in your confirmation email.

    From the MY REGISTRATION tab click MY TRAVEL

    You will see your existing housing requests listed under your name. To change your requested dates, click EDIT under the actions section and make changes as needed.

  • Can I request a specific roommate?

    Yes, you can request to be housed with other people. All requests must be mutual. You may request up to 3 apartment mates.

  • Is transportation available?

    Personal transportation is the responsibility of the intern registered. If you do not plan on bringing a car to campus, interns are welcome to utilize the campus shuttle service provided during the summer months. Hours and shuttle stops may vary during the summer, so please review the Parking & Transportation Shuttle Schedule for more information.

    Public Transportation throughout the Winston Salem area is available through Winston Salem Transit Authority. Please review their website to find the best route to suit your needs.

    Uber and Lyft Services are also available in the area.


  • What furniture / appliances are provided?

    Each apartment unit is fully furnished.

    Each bedroom includes a bed, a nightstand, a desk and chair, a closet, and dresser.

  • What should I (not) bring?

    For a list of suggested and prohibited items, please review our Packing For Your Stay section.

  • Are pets allowed?

    Pets and animals are not allowed in residential facilities.

    Service and Emotional Support Animals are accepted on a case by case basis and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Documentation will need to be provided on the letterhead of the intern’s treating physician or mental provider prior to or upon check in.

  • Am I allowed to have visitors?

    Overnight visitors are allowed only with the consent of roommates. Long-term visitors (four nights consecutive or longer) are prohibited. Visitors will need to register their vehicles with Transportation & Parking Services while on campus. Conference & Event Services does not provide visitor parking passes. A parking pass is required to enter campus gates after hours.

    Guests are responsible for the conduct of their visitors.

  • Do I need to purchase a parking pass?

    Parking is included in your nightly housing rate. A parking pass for general lot parking will be provided to you upon check in. Conference & Event Services does not provide visitor parking passes.

  • What if I get locked out?

    If a Guest becomes locked out of the apartment, please contact the Conference Service office at (336) 758-2505.

  • What if I have a maintenance request or issue?

    For all NON-EMERGENCY requests, please submit a work order. Work orders are processed Monday-Friday from 8am-4:30pm .

    Should you need immediate assistance please contact the Conference & Event Services team at 336.758.2505.

  • Is Wi-Fi available?

    Yes. You can logon using the WFU Guest Account, no password is necessary.

  • What if I need help with the Wi-Fi?

    Please call the Conference & Event Services office 336.758.2505

  • Will I have access to campus?

    Wake Forest University is engaged in ongoing efforts to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission in programs and activities that occur on the University’s campuses and in University facilities. Please check back for information regarding 2023 intern housing and access to campus facilities.

Get In Touch

Email: conferences@wfu.edu

Phone: 336.758.2505