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University of Canterbury Application for Accommodation!

Summer accommodation is booked directly with the hall.

First year accommodation is currently at capacity. Applications received will be waitlisted.

Applications for current residents applying to return in 2023 remain open, however, options are limited.

Applications for new residents beyond first year in 2023 for Semester 1, the Academic Year, Couples/Family, Postgraduate Flexi and UCIC remain open, however, options are limited.


New Student?

Please register for an accommodation login using the Registration tab - you only need to register once. (This login is unique to your application for accommodation.)

Students studying through the CCEL College of English should contact Ilam Apartments directly on 03 266 0400 or email canterbury@unilodge.co.nz

PLEASE NOTE: New applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of NZ$100 (including GST).


Previously Registered?

If you have previously registered for accommodation, please use the Login (top right) to continue with your application. You may need to reset your password.


Returning Student?

If you are a current resident in any UC affiliated hall of residence and wish to apply to Hayashi, Ilam Apartments, Sonoda, or for couples accommodation for next year, please complete an application as a Returning Student. You will need to reset your password. If you require assistance contact Accommodation Services. No application fee is required.

If you are a current resident in Arcady Hall, College House or Rochester and Rutherford Hall and wish to return to the same hall, please contact your hall office.


Casual Accommodation?

See Temporary Accommodation for on and off campus options and how to apply.


Summer Accommodation?

Summer accommodation is booked directly with the hall. For information, refer to the Summer Accommodation webpage.

If you need help, or wish to make a change to your application, please contact Accommodation Services.