Accommodation eligibility

You will need to be a full-time enrolled DMU student for the duration of your stay to be eligible for accommodation in our halls of residence.


Who is eligible for university-sourced accommodation?

  • All new full-time first-year undergraduate students who choose DMU as their firm (first) choice

  • All new full-time international and EU students
  • Students who have individual requirements including those referred by Disability Advice and Support

  • All students who are under 18 at the time of enrolment

  • Art and Design Foundation and Faculty of Technology Year 0 students

  • Collaborative partner college students

  • Clearing and late applicants meeting the above criteria (strictly subject to availability)

Who is not eligible for university-sourced accommodation?

  • Students who have chosen DMU as their insurance choice (once we become your firm choice then you will become eligible, subject to meeting the necessary criteria)

  • All other students including second-year, final-year and placement-year students

  • UK postgraduate and research degree students

  • Part-time students

  • Students repeating their first year

  • Students transferring from other higher education institutions

  • Students seeking accommodation for more than one person (such as a partner and/or family)

  • Any students with outstanding debts to DMU

  • Students who will be studying at DMU for less than the full academic year - except where special course arrangements exist (see below for more information)

If you are unsure whether you are eligible or want advice, please contact us.

Clearing and late applicants

If you apply through clearing and we still have university-sourced accommodation available, once you have an unconditional firm offer we will email your login details.

If you booked a room before receiving your results but do not get the grades needed to meet your offer, it will be cancelled and you will be refunded your booking payment.

If you then get a place at DMU through clearing, you will be able to log back into the booking system and book a new room, subject to availability. You will need to repay the booking fee.

If you also have DMU as your insurance choice, please contact us and we will try to keep your original booking.

If you have any queries about availability contact the Accommodation Office.


If you have deferred from last year (2023/24) you can log on and book your room online from March 2024. If you have applied for 2024 entry but now wish to defer your place for a year, you cannot reserve your room until 2025.

All university-sourced accommodation is for single persons only.