How to apply

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.

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 send within seven days.

Application dates

If your course starts in January, you can apply for accommodation from 12:00 noon on 21 October.

If your course starts in September, you can apply for accommodation from 12:00 noon on 31 March. (Returning undergraduates can apply from 09:30am on 31 March.)

Family accommodation

Please note, if you’re applying for family accommodation, you should get in touch with us by emailing

Family accommodation

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 info

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.