Temporary Housing

When you are first arrivinig at the University of Maryland, you might not have your apartment or room in a house rented, so you need a temporary place to stay. Below you will find a list of some places around the University, College Park, and Washington DC that provide housing for a few days or a few weeks.

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University Resources

Greater Washignton DC

The following information was found at http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/visitors/housing.htm

  • Follin Guest House
    6801 Baltimore Ave.
    College Park, MD
    • This is a rooming house. Rooms are available by the night ($55-$65 / single-double) or by the week ($215-$260 / single-double). 8 bedrooms share 2 bathrooms. Each room has a mini refrigerator; a microwave and coffeepot are in the hall. Children are not allowed. Credit cards are not accepted. 
  • International Guest House
    1441 Kennedy Street, NW
    Washington DC,
    • http://mysite.verizon.net/igh_dc/index.html
    • BedAndBreakfast.com reservations
    • 5 rooms are available with space for 12 guests. Cost is $30 per person per night or $190 per week, and guests share bathroom facilities. The maximum length of stay is two weeks for international guests and one week for U.S. residents. Reservations are recommended.
  • Norwich International Guest House
    College Park, MD, 20740
    • http://www.norwichhouse.us
    • 10 minute bus ride to National Archives
      Most of our guests are visiting MBA and PhD canidates interviewing at University of Maryland and National Archives researchers doing short term intense study . Norwich House maintains an academic environment. Reservations are necessary.

Short-Term Housing

PC Housing provides furnished apartments with amenities in Maryland for your temporary stay, typically 30-90 days. Email info [at] pchousing [dot] com or call 1-888-311-9702 for more information.


Executive Apartments provides furnished apartments with amenities in Northern Virginia for stays short and long. Locations are a 45-60 minute Metro ride from College Park Metro Station. Availability and exact site locations can be found on their website. Email admin [at] executiveapartmentsusa [dot] com or call 1-800-525-0155 for more information