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Apply for accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for undergraduates with a firm offer and postgraduates arriving in September providing certain deadlines are met.

You can apply for University accommodation after you have accepted an offer to study here. You can do this via the Cardiff University applicant portal (SIMS). You will need your username and password which was emailed to you shortly after we received your application.

It can take up to 48 hours after firmly accepting your offer to study until you are able to access the system to apply for accommodation.

Undergraduate and exchange student accommodation

Undergraduate and exchange student accommodation

How and when you should apply for our undergraduate accommodation.

Postgraduate accommodation

Postgraduate accommodation

How and when you should apply for our postgraduate accommodation.

International Study Centre accommodation

International Study Centre accommodation

How and when you should apply for International Study Centre accommodation.

Student summer accommodation

Student summer accommodation

Self-catered University accommodation is available during the summer period.

Contract periods

Contract periods

The contract dates for your particular residence will be confirmed in your Offer of Residence.

Private sector

Private sector

We produce lists of accommodation available in the private sector.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about applying or room allocation, please contact:

Residences Office