Wake SHIP (Summer Housing Intern Program)


Monday, June 1, 2020 – Saturday, August 1, 2020*

*Departures on August 1, 2020 must check out no later than noon.


Easy. Convenient. Affordable. 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.

New for 2020, interns will be housed at Deacon Place, our apartment complex conveniently located within walking distance of campus. Each fully furnished unit includes private bedrooms, private bathrooms, shared living space, kitchen, and in unit laundry facilities.  Deacon Place’s outstanding amenities and utilities are incorporated in the nightly rate. 


We welcome all individuals at least 18 years of age, 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 in the Triad area.

Registration Deadline

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



Deacon Place, a residential apartment complex, includes both one level and townhome style unites. Each fully furnished unit includes private bedrooms with private baths,  shared living space, shared kitchen, in unit laundry facilities, a gated community, wireless internet, cable television, convenient parking, access to downtown shuttle service, clubhouse with study room, fitness center & in ground pool.  Bedroom & bathrooms are private and come furnished with a bed, clothing storage, desk & chair.  Residents are responsible for furnishing all essential amenities including: television, linens, cookware, dishes, etc.

What’s Provided:

  • Each room includes a full size bed, a dresser, a desk and chair, a closet, dresser, window blinds,
  • Air-Conditioning
  • 24-Hour Assistance between June 1, 2020- August 2, 2020
  • WiFi
  • Cable
  • In unit washer / dryer
  • Option to obtain an on campus post office box for the summer. (Please contact Meri Silveri at  silvermm@nullwfu.edu . A $35.00 fee applies.)
  • Gated Community (Parking Pass provided for entry after hours)
  • Convenient parking and dining locations
  • Secure buildings & rooms
  • Fire Detectors & Sprinklers
  • Shuttle service 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)

View Deacon Place Floor Plans

Note: above gallery photos are staged apartments. Not all items are included. 


    Things to Bring:

  • Pack It:
    • UL-approved power strips (with a circuit breaker)
    • Cookware & tableware
    • Cleaning Supplies
    • Soap, toiletries, shower bucket
    • Towels, washcloths
    • Bathrobe, slippers
    • Hair dryer
    • FULL SIZE sheets, blankets
    • Bedspread
    • Pillow and pillowcases
    • Wastepaper basket
    • Desk lamp
    • Desk / office supplies; stationery, stamps, pens, pencils, stapler.
    • Memo board for door
    • Camera
    • Detergent, iron, laundry bag, clothes hangers
    • Alarm clock
    • Television, with coaxial cable (HDTV or receiver optional)
    • Flashlight
    • Radio, stereo
    • Keurigs or Keurig-style makers

    You are welcome to bring your bike, but you cannot easily store it in your room. Bike racks are provided around the residence halls. Be sure to bring a bike lock for security!

    Prohibited Items:

  • Leave It:
    • Bed lofts
    • Fans with cooling systems
    • Humidifiers or Misters of any kind
    • Extension cords
    • Plug-in air fresheners
    • Multi-plug adapters
    • Halogen lamps
    • Candles (including those that are decorative)
    • Fireworks or weapons (including paintball guns)
    • Foam Mattress toppers
    • Microwave ovens
    • Toasters or toaster ovens
    • Electric grills or George Foreman grills
    • Hot plates or electric skillets
    • Crockpots; waffle or crepe pans
    • Electric/space heaters
    • Any coil appliances
    • Kerosene lamps or appliances
    • Waterbeds
    • Pets and animals
    • Black lights
    • Additional air conditioners
    • Non UL-approved lighting
    • Wireless computer access points (the University will provide connectivity)
    • Candle warmers
    • Cinder blocks
    • All residence halls are non-smoking

Arrival & Departure Information

Check In

Staff will be available for check in on Monday, June 1, 2020 at the Deacon Place Clubhouse between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM .   If you are arriving afterhours or on the weekend, please make every effort to notify the Conference & Event Services team prior to your requested date to arrange for a staff member to meet you.

Check Out

Information on key drop will be provided closer to date of check out.

Departures on August 1, 2020 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.*


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.


Apartments & rooms will be cleaned before arrival.  You are responsible for keeping your room & apartment tidy; including cleaning the bathroom, kitchen & taking out your trash during your stay.  Trash disposal is centrally located around each residence hall. Custodial services will not enter an occupied apartment to clean. Guests may obtain extra toilet paper at the Conference Services Desk in Polo Residence Hall.


Shared Apartment with Private Bedroom, Private Bathroom*

$25.00 per person, per night. 

Total per person June 1-August 1, 2020:  61 nights * $25.00 per night = $1,525.00

*Shared apartment includes, kitchen, living area, laundry units.


Private Apartment (1 person apartment)

$40.00 per person, per night.

Total per person June 1-August 1, 2020:  61 nights * $40.00 per night = $2,440.00