Summer Institutes Student Housing

High-rise apartment living in the center of Washington, DC!

Living in the heart of DC at 450K

450 K Street NW Washington, DC 20001

There is no residency requirement for the DC Summer Institutes, but the W&M Washington Center rents brand new 2 bedroom/2 bathroom apartments at 450K in Gallery Place, Washington, DC for students who opt to live in our W&M sponsored housing. These apartments house 4 students each and are move-in ready!

Apartment Features:
  • Fully equipped kitchen with cooking supplies
  • 2 bedroom and 2 bathrooms
  • Dining and living area
  • Balcony
  • Washer and dryer in each unit
  • High speed internet and cable

Complete list of furniture and kitchen equipment in apartments. (pdf)

The 450K building features several high-end amenities for its resident community:

 Features & Ammenities (pdf)

  • 24-hour Resident Concierge 450k lounge
  • Fitness center
  • Media room
  • WiFi
  • Lap pool
  • Common meeting rooms and study areas
  • Underground garage parking
  • Bike storage
  • Rooftop deck with Washington Monument views
  • Walk to the Gallery Place Metro stop on the red/yellow/green line
  • Across the street from shops and a grocery store

Located only 3 metro stops away from the W&M Washington Center in the heart of shopping, dining, and DC culture, 450K is a modern, safe housing complex. 


Residents of 450K may rent a parking space in their garage for a monthly fee of $200. 

Residents' visitors/guests at 450K must find metered street parking or additional paid parking garages or facilities in the Gallery Place Chinatown area. 


For even more details about the surrounding neighborhood shops and dining, visit

For more information about 450K, visit their website at


Students participating in the DC Summer Institutes program may choose to live on their own or are given priority to 450K housing. DC Summer Institute students are required to notify the Housing Coordinator of their housing needs by the date given by the DCSI Program Coordinator. All students who request W&M sponsored housing at 450K by the given date are guaranteed housing for summer 2017.

Costs and Fees

The rates for those who choose to stay at 450K are $4,000 for a double room or $6,000 for a single room for the 12 week program. Students will be charged a portion of their total housing cost in the form of a $1,800 housing deposit to reserve their room at 450K. This initial charge is invoiced to the fellows. The remaining summer housing costs will be applied directly to the student's account.

Invoiced Housing Deposit for Double Room


Remaining 450K rent  for Double Room

(applied to student account)


*Please note: Single rooms are not guaranteed and are dependent on apartment availability.


Move-in: Saturday, May 12

Move-out: Saturday, August 4


For questions related to housing, please email [[eebattle, Erin Battle]].

All residents of Washington Center sponsored housing are required to sign a housing agreement acknowledging the rules and regulations of both 450K and Turnkey Housing.