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

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2020/21 accommodation


Undergraduates can now apply if you have chosen Sheffield as your firm choice. You will need all your log in details to MUSE. 

Applications close 31 July 2020.

Insurance applications open 13 August 2020 - A-Level results day for UK students.

Please see our 2020/21 guarantee for more information.

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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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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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All current students are welcome to live with us throughout their studies!

Current students who wish to return to university accommodation can now apply for 2020/21 if you are an undergraduate or postgraduate already living with us.

Click here to find out more

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Applications will open in April 2020 for students coming in June.

Applications will open in May for students coming in September.

For more information and how to apply please follow this link

ELTC - English Language Teaching College 

Summer pre-sessional students coming in June/July/August.

Applications will open in April 2020.

For more information please follow this link


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

Guarantee 2020/21