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You can now apply for 2020-21 university undergraduate, postgraduate and returner accommodation!

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2020/21 accommodation


Applications for September 2020 are now closed and will reopen on 13th August 2020 - A-Level results day for UK students.

Insurance applications open 13 August 2020.

Please see our 2020/21 guarantee for more information 


Postgraduates can now apply if you have accepted your offer. You will need all your log in details to MUSE. 

Please see our 2020/21 guarantee for more information.

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Returners can still apply for accommodation via MUSE. We have ended our Donut Leave Us offers but we still have some incredible properties available at a great price. Please head to MUSE to apply via this link or if you prefer, you can email the accommodation office about our current offers and availability.

Accommodation office email:

How to apply for accommodation

  1. Set up your MUSE account (wait for an email from the team which will have your login details)
  2. Log in to MUSE and start your application for accommodation
  3. Our self-select system gives you more control over where you live. You can select the location, your preferred accommodation block and even your own flat and bedroom! Are you coming to Sheffield with some friends from your hometown? Simply apply at the same time, and select the same flat – how great is that!

Please be patient, it can take 48 hours for your account to be set up after you have activated your MUSE account.

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Erasmus and Study Abroad

Erasmus and Study Abroad students coming for one Semester apply for accommodation in the same way as all the other students.  

Semester 1 Study Abroad students are guaranteed a room providing they apply by 31 July.

Erasmus students aren't guaranteed accommodation but we do try to help them where possible if they have applied by 31 July.


If you would like to apply for accommodation for the start of the next academic year please contact via email.

ELTC - English Language Teaching College 

ELTC applications are not being accepted as learning has moved to on-line teaching for summer 2020 courses.


If you are still looking for 2019/20 accommodation please read below. 

If you still require accommodation please email ( or call (+44 114 222 4488 - option 2) the accommodation office confirming your preferences and we'll be in touch. 

Don’t forget to join our Facebook block groups for your accommodation


English Language Teaching Centre

For courses happening throughout the year please contact the accommodation office.


Phone number: 0114 222 44 88 (option 2)

General Information

Families and couples

The University Accommodation Services office will give you every possible assistance to find suitable accommodation, but as demand for this type of accommodation is sometimes greater than the number of properties available, the University cannot guarantee that suitable housing will always be found.

For more information please contact the accommodation office via email on or by phone on +44 114 222 4488 (option 2).

Policies & Procedures 

Accommodation Fees Guide 2020/21

Residences Contract 2019/20

Residences Contract 2020/21

Finance Policy 2020/21

Guarantee 2020/21