How to apply for your accommodation

We make it easy to apply for accommodation through our online application portal. Regardless of whether you’re an undergraduate, postgraduate or visiting student, the portal allows you to select and prioritise the places you’d most like to live. If you’re a new or visiting student, you’ll be sent login details for the portal after accepting your offer to study at Stirling.

Accommodation application dates

If your course starts in September 2023, you can apply for accommodation from 17 April 2023.

If your course starts in January 2024, you will be able to apply for accommodation from October 2023. Accommodation available for January 2024 is limited and will be allocated in date and time order to those that apply earliest in accordance with our Allocation Policy.

How to apply for accommodation

Applying for accommodation

If you're a new student, you'll follow these four simple steps to apply for university accommodation. Returning students only need to follow steps 3 and 4.


Accept your offer to study at the University of Stirling.


Check your email – we'll send you the login details you need to access the student portal.


Apply for accommodation online via the application link on the student portal.


Confirm your place by accepting the offer of accommodation we've given you by the deadline detailed on your offer.

Staff accommodation

To apply for staff accommodation on campus, please contact Kirsten Berry on +44 (0) 1786 467060 or email

Staff accommodation

Moving in

Find out how to get to your accommodation and what to expect on moving day.

Safety and security

We make your safety our priority. Read more about our 24/7 security cover. 

Campus life

Live and study in a stunning environment with five-star facilities. 

Important information

See how to pay for accommodation, terms and conditions and more. 

Contact us

If you have any questions about University of Stirling accommodation, please get in touch.

You can also live chat with us via your portal: Monday to Friday 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-16:00.