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Housing & Meals

The Workshop strongly recommends living on campus, since this will augment the overall experience and increase the opportunity to speak with instructors, visitors, and other students.

Living on-campus is not required unless specified by student funding.

On-campus housing will be in single rooms with shared bath in Willkie Residence Center. Residential Program Services (RPS) will not permit students who will not be 18 by the start of the Workshop to live in Willkie. Other on-campus housing may be arranged for students who are 17.

Estimated Housing Costs

The special Workshop rate for Willkie in 2015 is $29.55 per night; the 2016 housing rates have not yet been finalized, but should be comparable. The following is an estimate of housing costs for the duration of the Workshop:

Workshop Session Dates Per Day Days Total Cost
9 week June 1 — July 31 $29.55 60 days $1,773.00
8 week June 8 — July 31 $29.55 55 days $1,625.25
5 week June 1 — July 2 $29.55 33 days $975.15
4 week June 8 — July 2 $29.55 27 days $797.85

There is a $50 housing application fee and a $5 summer session activity fee. The housing application fee is waived for IU students who live in RPS residence halls during the academic year.

All on campus housing is in single rooms with a shared private bathroom. No on-campus housing is available for participants planning to bring partners or family members.

To apply for housing:

  1. Create an IU Username and Password or use your existing IU credentials
  2. Visit the RPS website
  3. Choose the "New Student Housing Contract and Application"
  4. Complete the required demographic information, and proceed to the tab labeled 2015-16 academic year; select the Summer Housing Contract/Application.

Please see the IU Residential Programs and Services web site for more information on meal plans you may wish to purchase. RPS dining facilities accept I-Bucks, Campus Access, cash, and credit card.

For more information on summer meal options, visit the Residential Programs & Services website.