Winter Seminars 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 
  • 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 Winter Seminars may choose to live on their own or are given priority to W&M sponsored housing. DC Winter Seminars students are required to notify the Housing Coordinator of their housing needs by the date given by the DC Winter Seminar Coordinator. All students who request W&M sponsored housing by the given date are guaranteed housing for winter 2018.

Costs and Fees

The rates for those who choose to stay at 450K are $650 for a double room or $1,000 for a single room for the 10 day program. 

Invoiced Housing Fee for Double Room



Invoiced Housing Fee for Single Room


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

Potential Other Housing for DC Winter Seminars 2018

Move-in: Tuesday, January 2

Move-out: Thursday, January 11


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.