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Apply for halls for 2018/19

Applications now open for returning students

Applications are now open for current residents that would like to apply for a place in halls next year. Applications will remain open for a limited time and space is limited so we would urge you to apply as soon as possible.

Living in halls as a returning student comes with lots of benefits, you can even apply as a group to live in a flat with your friends. Check out our FAQs page for more information about applying as 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 below to apply.

Applications for new students in 2020/21

If you are a new, first year undergraduate applicant and would like to apply to live in halls next year please be advised that these applications will open in late February.

Apply now

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 accommodation@soton.ac.uk 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 a guest house. For more information download Guest house list.

 

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