Returning students

All returning students are welcome to apply for campus accommodation.

What you need to know

Application dates

2024/25 Applications open:  

Applications are now open

Applications Deadline:

1 March 2024 midnight (GMT) for September 2024 applicants.

Outcome of application:

From w/c 11 March 2024 applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application.

Changes of Outcome:

Occasionally rooms become available and the outcome of an application will change, these updates will be sent on 8 April, 6 May, 10 June, 22 July.

Returning students are those who have previously studied at the University of Surrey at any level of study including foundation courses.

Accommodation isn't guaranteed

Returning students  are not guaranteed accommodation. For exceptions, please review our allocation document (PDF). If you fall outside the guarantee, there is support available to you in your search for housing in the private sector.

When to apply

You can apply for accommodation at any point of the year. However, during term time we are usually at full capacity and room availability is very limited.

Make sure you apply for the correct academic year

You need to ensure you apply for the correct academic year. If you are looking for accommodation starting in September 2024, you must apply for academic year 2024/25. Failing to do so may invalidate your application.

Apply for accommodation 

Second-semester accommodation 2024/25

We expect there to be a limited number of rooms available at this time of year, however, you can still submit an application. If you would like to apply for a room starting from the second semester, February 2025 please state this on your 2024/25 application.