Application for accommodation 2015-16

Applications are now open for undergraduate students who have chosen Sheffield University as their firm choice through UCAS and postgraduates students for September 2015. Please refer to the accommodation guarantee.

Remember you can only submit an accommodation application if you have accepted your offer of a place to study. Please note it can take up to 48 hours for your student record to be updated, if after this time you cannot submit an applicaion for accommodation please contact the accommodation office.

Please note accommodation is not allocated based on the application date. So please read the accommodation web pages carefully before submitting an application.

Apply for accommodation

Insurance, clearing and adjustment

If you are applying and are an Insurance, Clearing or Adjustment student you can only submit and application for accommodation once you hold an unconditional firm offer from UCAS which will be after 13 August 2015.

Please refer to the accommodation guarantee for further information.

Erasmus students

Erasmus students coming for the full academic year are guaranteed a room in University accommodation, providing you meet the conditions of our guarantee. You can apply for accommodation online now.

If you are an Erasmus student coming for only one semester, we do have a small number of rooms available, however, you are not guaranteed a place in University accommodation.

Study Abroad students

Study abroad students are guaranteed a room in University accommodation providing you meet the conditions of our guarantee. You can apply for accommodation online now.

ELTC students (starting in May)

If you are an ELTC student starting a course on the 5 May 2015 you can apply for University accommodation by downloading the Special Course Application form and return to

Special Course Accommodation Application 2014-15

ELTC international summer school 2015

If you are joining the ELTC International Summer School 2015, you can apply and secure your University accommodation online now.

Immigration and visa information

Students with families

If you are an international student with dependants and you are applying for visas at the same time to enter the UK for the first time, you will not need to show proof of accommodation. However, if you wish to bring a dependant over to the UK later on, you are advised to provide evidence of suitable accommodation, such as a tenancy agreement.

Single students

If you are coming to the UK as a single student, immigration regulations do not require you to provide details of accommodation prior to a Visa being issued. If you are advised that this is a requirement, please contact the Student Services Department immediately on:

Telephone: 0114 222 1269
Post: SSID, Firth Court, Sheffield, S10 2TN