Please be advised by applying, you are agreeing that you have already read the Conditions of Residence in the Residents' Guide.
Students Starting/Returning Semester 2 (February 2016)
- New Students starting in Semester 2 (January or February 2016) are not guaranteed Accommodation; you can apply now through the 2015/16 applications and you will be given priority for any spaces available. Applications will be dealt with on a first come first serve basis.
- Students returning in Semester 2 may apply for accommodation but it is unlikely that we will be able to house you due to high demand for rooms.
New Students or Students continuing (September 2016)
- New Students starting in September 2016, or continuing students wishing to apply to stay for academic year 2016/2017 can apply from the 1st March. Please ensure that you apply for 2016/17 if you are starting in September 2016.
Please note that you can only apply if the University of Surrey is your firm choice, please see eligibility page).
Once you have accepted your offer to study it can take up to 72 hours for your details to be transferred to the Accommodation system at which time you can apply.
Students currently enrolled and in attendance
- Whilst you can apply for accommodation, we currently do not have any available for students that are currently in attendance and do not expect to have any until Easter 2016.
What happens after I have applied?
- You can log in and check your room preferences at any time.
- It is advisable to log back in and check once to be sure that all your preferences have been saved. If you have successfully entered room preferences on the application system you will receive an email within 5 hours confirming the choices you have made. Please note that you are unable to change your preference online, if you decide that you want to change your preferences please email us at email@example.com and we can change them for you.(please note that if you request changes you will not be able to see them)
- If you do not get this email, please log back in and check that your preferences appear. If they do not, please re-enter them and make sure you click the ‘Continue’ button on each page.
- You will receive an email detailing your room offer if you have been successful in your application, this will be from the Second week of December 2015 for Semester 2 Starters.
- Once you receive a room offer you will need to make the pre-payment of £250.00 and accept on-line to secure your booking.
Conditions of Residence
These conditions form part your accommodation agreement the University and tell you what is expected of residents. Full details of the conditions can be found in the
In particular your attention is drawn to the following conditions:
- Students living in University owned accommodation are licensees. Your license is granted because of your intention to follow a course of study at the University. If you cease to follow a course of study at the University you will be required to leave residence.
- Your license is for a fixed period and there are financial penalties if you decide to leave residence early before the end of the period.
- You are required to conduct yourself in a responsible and safe manner and not to disturb other residents.
- You may not sub-let your room or let anyone else live there.
- You must pay rent by the due date either in full or agreeing a payment plan.
- All residences are non-smoking including bedrooms and all common areas.