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 guarantee

The University of Stirling will guarantee an offer of University-managed accommodation in your first year of full-time study, commencing in September 2024, if you meet the eligibility criteria and your application reaches us by the advised deadline. The guarantee is subject to terms and conditions.

See our accommodation allocation policy for further information.

Accommodation application dates

If your course starts in September 2024, you can apply for accommodation from 15 April 2024.

If your course starts in January 2025, you will be able to apply for accommodation from October 2024.

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.

Family accommodation

There is only a limited amount of family accommodation available at any time and this can be in high demand. Please email to apply for family accommodation.

Students with disabilities

We offer a range of purpose-built and fully accessible accommodation designed to suit students with a variety of requirements. Get in touch with us to discuss your needs and ensure the room you’re allocated is a perfect fit.

Staff accommodation

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

Important information

Accommodation allocation policy

Find out how we prioritise applications in our Accommodation Allocation Policy.

Accommodation terms and conditions

Take a closer look at the terms and conditions of applying for accommodation at the University of Stirling.

Occupancy agreement

Before accepting your offer of accommodation you must read the appropriate occupancy agreement for your year of entry.

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.