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Applying for accommodation in 2019/20

Have you accepted an offer to study with us through Clearing and Adjustment 2019?

We guarantee a place in halls to all students who are joining us through Clearing and Adjustment this year.

The conditions of this guarantee are:

You'll need your Southampton Student ID number before you can apply for accommodation. This will be sent to you by email. It can take up to 24 hours to receive your student ID number.

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Have you accepted an offer to study with us through the normal main cycle?

The deadline for new students to make an application under the accommodation guarantee was the 1st of August 2019, but accommodation applications for new students starting in 2019/20 are still open as we still have some availability for the 19/20 intake.

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Applications for returning students 2019/20

Still looking for a place to live next year? Though the deadline for students to apply to return to halls for the 2019/20 academic year has now passed, applications are still open and if this is an option you would like to consider, we do encourage you to apply.

You'll be aware of the great benefits of living in halls (such as the bus pass and included utilities), but as a returning student you can also apply to live with your friends in a group.

If you have any questions about how to apply you can contact the University's accommodation team.

Have a look at our different halls and room types to help you make a decision about what to apply for then use the button above to apply.

Advice and guidelines on applying for accommodation

Step 1: Make your choice

Before you apply for halls, select your choices of halls.

Step 2: Complete the application form

Once you have made your choice of halls the next step is to complete the application form.

What you need to apply

You will need the following to complete the application form:

  • your Student ID number for your application. This will have been supplied to you by your faculty when you were made your offer of study
  • an email address that you have access to. Email addresses that are likely to expire or terminated, for example school or college email addresses, are not suitable
  • your current personal details, including a current address
  • the dates that you wish to apply for (if you are a pre-sessional or visiting student, or if you wish to extend your halls contract, you may need to apply for the current academic year)

Please ensure that you read the Terms & Conditions for applying for halls before submitting your application.

If you are applying or accepting an offer on behalf of someone else

If you wish to apply on the behalf of a student, or accept an offer on their behalf, we wish need written confirmation of their permission for you to do this from the student. They must email this consent to and include the contact details (name and email address) of their delegate.

To apply or accept on the behalf of someone else you will need their student ID number, their date of birth and an email that you have regular access to.

Current students

Continuing students who want to apply to stay in halls for the next academic year will need their login ID and password that you used when you registered for the previous year. If you have not previously lived in halls you will need to register.

Step 3: Check your application status

Once you've submitted the form you will get an email from us to confirm your application.

If you are a new student we will be in touch again around the offer period, normally around mid-August to early September. When the conditions of your offer of study are met you will need to log in to your account and check the status of your application.

Step 4: Accept your offer

If you receive an offer of accommodation you must accept within the deadline as stated on your offer. We recommend checking the status of your application regularly. You will be required to register card information and create a payment plan to accept your offer. You will potentially need to make a pre-payment depending on your student status.

Download our acceptance guide for all the details on accepting your offer.

Click the button below to download our full application guide

Application Guide

Visiting and exchange students

If you are coming to the University in 2019/20 you should apply for accommodation for the current academic year.

Disability and medical support

We provide specially adapted accommodation to suit students with disabilities and medical requirements where possible. Before you start your application for accommodation please contact Enabling Services who will be able provide guidance and who will work closely with us to meet your needs.

Accommodation for visiting staff members and academics

We currently do not have any accommodation for staff members and academics available. We will update this page when properties become available.

Guest House list

If your visit to the University is very short or lack of space means we are unable to offer you guest accommodation, we may direct you to one of the University guest houses. For more information download Guest house list.

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