Student applicants

Please be advised by applying for accommodation, you are agreeing that you have already read the conditions of residence in the Residents' Guide (PDF).

Accommodation Application

New undergraduates

Making the right choice: Check out what accommodation best suits you on our Accommodation webpage and your budget on the Residence Price List. Read though the Residents’ Guide, In your application you will be asked to rank all bands in order of preference and if you accept a room you agree to follow the Conditions of Residence in the Residents' Guide. 

Making Surrey your firm choice: In order to be able to apply for accommodation, you must have received an offer to study and made Surrey your firm choice. 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.

Guarantees: New* undergraduate students are guaranteed accommodation if they meet the conditions outlined on the Allocation Policy and apply online by 25 July 2019.

Please note that accommodation guarantees only apply to students joining or securing accommodation from the start of the academic year in September. If you are applying at any other time of the year, your application will be considered and a room may be offered depending on availability.

If you fall outside a guarantee, our Lettings Agency is here to help support you in your search for housing in the private sector.

Application deadline: Applications open from 12 February 2019 at 10am with a deadline of 25 July 2019 at midnight (GMT).

Application year:  Make sure you apply for the correct academic year. If you are starting in September 2019, you must apply for academic year 2019/20. Failing to do so may invalidate your application.

Application type: You can only make one accommodation application per academic year; you are not able to apply for both campus accommodation and USL properties. Details on the USL application process and deadlines can be found on the USL Managed Properties webpage.

Insurance, adjustment or clearing: Applicants that have made Surrey their Insurance choice or are joining Surrey through Adjustment and Clearing will be considered for any remaining accommodation but are not guaranteed. Applications can be submitted after Surrey has been confirmed as your firm choice which may take up to 72 hours.

Contract length: Undergraduate student accommodation contracts run for a full undergraduate academic year, typically 38 weeks

Contact details: The email address you give us will be our main means of contacting you. Please make sure it is correct and available until after you move in

Outcome: All applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application mid to late August 2019.

*  'New' refers to students who have not previously studied at the University of Surrey, at any level of study, including on a Foundation Course.

 

New postgraduates

Making the right choice: Check out what accommodation best suits you on our Accommodation webpage and your budget on the Residence Price List. Read though the Residents’ Guide, In your application you will be asked to rank all bands in order of preference and if you accept a room you agree to follow the Conditions of Residence in the Residents' Guide. 

Accepting Surrey: Before you can apply for accommodation you must have firmly accepted your academic offer. You can only be offered a room once you have met the conditions of the formal academic offer and the University is in receipt of the academic fee deposit.

Guarantees: From September 2019, postgraduate students that are new* to the University of Surrey are guaranteed accommodation as long as the conditions outlined in our Allocation Policy are met and the application received by 1 August 2019 midnight (GMT).

Please note that accommodation guarantees only apply to students joining or securing accommodation from the start of the academic year in September. If you are applying at any other time of the year, your application will be considered and a room may be offered depending on availability.

If you fall outside a guarantee, our Lettings Agency is here to help support you in your search for housing in the private sector.

Application deadline: Applications open from 12 February 2019 at 10am with a deadline of 1 August 2019 at midnight (GMT).

Application year: Make sure you apply for the correct academic year. If you are starting in September 2019, you must apply for academic year 2019/20. Failing to do so may invalidate your application.

Application type: You can only make one accommodation application per academic year; you are not able to apply for both campus accommodation and USL properties. Details on the USL application process and deadlines can be found on the USL Managed Properties webpage.

Contract length: Postgraduate student accommodation contracts run for a full academic year, typically 50 weeks.

Contact details: The email address you give us will be out main means to contacting you. Please make sure it is correct and available until after you move in.

Outcome: All applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application mid to late August 2019.

 

*  'New' refers to students who have not previously studied at the University of Surrey, at any level of study, including on a Foundation Course.