The University of Southampton offers 6,000 places in 20 halls of residence in both Southampton and Winchester, and guarantees an offer of accommodation to new first-year students.
Chancellor's Court, Glen Eyre Halls of Residence - just minutes from Highfield Campus
Choosing your home-from-home
Staying in University accommodation will play a key part in your student life at Southampton, introducing you to some great new friends and making unforgettable memories as well as being your home-from-home.
We offer a range of room types, prices, catering options and locations to suit your needs, so that you can make the right choice for you. This now includes a new development of over 1,000 rooms in Southampton city centre.
Find out more about the room types and catering options available.
Explore our accommodation and the rest of the university using our Virtual Open Day, and step inside our halls from wherever you are.
- What can I benefit from when choosing University accommodation?
- Am I guaranteed accommodation at the University of Southampton?
- How much will it cost?
- What about Private Rented Accommodation?
- Where can I find out more about car parking, accommodation for couples and families, additional requirements and planning my arrival?
We can offer you many benefits when you choose to stay in our university accommodation. These include:
- a great student community
- good value and competitive prices that include utility bills, internet and a Uni-Link bus pass
- out of hours support and advice from the residences support service
- 24 hour and CCTV on all sites
If you are a registered first-year undergraduate student new to the university, and are starting a full-time course with no dependents, you will be guaranteed an offer of halls accommodation as long as you fulfil the full criteria of the guarantee. This includes ensuring that you apply for your space before the deadline.
To uphold the guarantee, in years of exceptional demand we may offer accommodation in a twin shared room at the start of the academic year for a short, temporary period of time.
More information about our accommodation guarantee for all students can be found on our accommodation pages.
Our self-catered accommodation ranges from £85 per week to £196 per week. Our part-catered accommodation rents range from £131 per week to £169 per week.
Use our Fees Table to compare room prices to find the option to suit you, and find more detailed information about fees and payment deadlines.
Private rented accommodation is available in Southampton and Winchester as an alternative to halls. We are a core partner in the Southampton Accreditation Scheme for Student Housing (SASSH), which only advertises properties where the landlord complies with SASSH safety and quality standards.