Halls of residence accommodation is available for full-time undergraduate students, starting their first year of study at City.
As a first-year undergraduate student, you will have the chance to apply for accommodation once you've received an offer for a full time course at City and have firmly accepted that offer.
You'll then be sent an email with a link to the application form. If you do not receive the email link after accepting your course offer, you should contact City's accommodation team.
Applications can be made for:
You can list your preferences on the application form. We aim to give you your first choice where possible, but this can't always be guaranteed.
First year undergraduate students meeting the following three conditions are guaranteed a place in City accommodation for the 2021/22 academic year:
- You must firmly accept via UCAS an unconditional or conditional offer on a full time course from City, University of London before 30th June 2021
- Completed applications for City accommodation must be received by the Student Centre by 30th June 2021
- You must be aged 18 years or above at the time your accommodation contract commences or be turning 18 by the 31st December 2021
Applications received after 30th June will be placed on a waiting list and reviewed from late August to early September, after all guaranteed students have been housed.
Please note that we cannot guarantee accommodation to late applicants, including students who apply through Clearing.
If you'll be studying a foundation course at City, you can choose to stay in one our halls of residence either during your foundation year or when you enrol on your full-time undergraduate programme.
If you choose to stay in halls during your foundation year, you will not be eligible for halls during your undergraduate study.
Students on foundation courses with Kaplan or INTO are not eligible for City's halls of residence during their foundation studies, but can apply when you progress to a full-time undergraduate degree at City.
Unique personal circumstances
If you have a medical condition or disability which affects your accommodation requirements, you should complete the relevant section on the accommodation application form.
You will also need to contact our Learning Success team with more information about your condition so that a Disability Co-ordinator can look into this.
We will treat with confidentiality any information you provide; you would need to confirm if you consent to share the information, if we are to discuss your needs with our relevant partners (such as hall managers) if necessary.
Students under 18 years of age can be housed in any undergraduate hall. However certain criteria apply and halls management will review each student on a case-by-case basis. Availability for students under 18 is limited in each halls.
Please note: Students travelling from amber countries will be eligible to arrive up to 3 weeks before the tenancy start date for free, in order to isolate for 10 days before term begins. This offer is only available for EU/ international students and can be requested via a webform that will be made available from 10th August and 4th September on the Unite website.
Terms and conditions
Our halls are all delivered by private providers who have their own terms and conditions.
It is important to make sure you read and understand the contract before booking a room with one of our private housing partners.
Once you have made a room booking your reservation will remain active unless cancelled within the cancellation terms & conditions set out by the provider.