Apply for accommodation

Application for the UEL halls of residence for 2021/22 are open. Visit our accommodation website to apply. 

Eligibility criteria

Our Accommodation Guarantee 2021/22

New Home Students

The University of East London is able to guarantee Accommodation to New Home Students, who fit within the below eligibility criteria:

  • Are 18 years old (or over)
  • Are starting their first year of studies at UEL
  • Are studying on a full-time mode of attendance
  • Have an Unconditional Firm offer from the University

New EU and International Students

The University of East London is also able to prioritise Accommodation to New EU and International students who fit within the below eligibility criteria:

  • Are 18 years old (or over)
  • Are starting their first year of studies at UEL
  • Are studying on a full-time mode of attendance
  • Have an Unconditional Firm offer from the University

Returning Students

The University is unable to guarantee Accommodation to returning students, however returning students that are offered a place in halls must fit within the below eligibility criteria:

  • Are 18 years old (or over)
  • Are studying on a full-time mode of attendance
  • Must have passed their previous year of studies and re-enrolled to the University
  • Must have no previous rent arrears or serious disciplinary

Care leavers and students with a disability

The University of East London guarantees Accommodation to new students who are Care Leavers or Students with a relevant disability who fit within the below eligibility criteria:

  • Are 18 years old (or over)
  • Are studying on a full time mode of attendance
  • Have an Unconditional Firm offer from the University
  • Provide confirmation/evidence from the local authority

 

Deadline Dates

Deadline Dates are in place to guarantee students Accommodation. Students are only guaranteed Accommodation if they complete the application, payment and acceptance stages of the process, within the deadlines given. Students that apply later than the Accommodation Guarantee Deadline are not guaranteed accommodation. In exceptional circumstances, the University of East London reserves the right to guarantee accommodation to specific prospective residents or cohorts outside of the below deadline dates.

Applications submitted between 15 June 2021 and 22 July 2021

  • Application Deadline- 22 July 2021
  • Provisional Room Offer – 26 July – 29 July 2021
  • Payment Deadline – 5 August 2021
  • Acceptance Deadline – 7 days after Provisional Room Offer Confirmed

Applications submitted on or before 14 June 2021

  • Application Deadline- 14 June 2021
  • Provisional Room Offer – 14 – 18 June 2021
  • Payment Deadline – 25 June 2021
  • Acceptance Deadline – 7 days after Provisional Room Offer Confirmed

Full academic year tenancy

  • Provisional Room Offer – Will be received within 7 days when application is verified
  • Payment Deadline – 7 days after Provisional Room Allocation
  • Acceptance Deadline – 7 days after Provisional Room Offer Confirmed
  • *If room allocation is not confirmed before the tenancy start date, move in day may be delayed

Term 2 applications submitted by 3rd December 2021

Accommodation Guarantee

  • Application Deadline- 3rd December 2021
  • Provisional Room Offer – 6 December 2021- 7 December 2021
  • Payment Deadline – 14 December 2021
  • Acceptance Deadline – 7 days after Provisional Room Offer Confirmed
     

Term 2 applications submitted after 3rd December 2021

  • Payment Deadline – 7 days after Provisional Room Allocation 
  • Acceptance Deadline – 7 days after Provisional Room Offer Confirmed 

*If room allocation is not confirmed before the tenancy start date, move in days may be delayed 
*Please note: due to the Christmas Break, no applications, payments or room offers will be processed between the 24th December 2021 – 3rd January 2022
 

Students under 18

Unfortunately we cannot house any students under 18 years old. The preferred option in this case is for the students to live in with a local family (i.e. a Homestay) until they are 18 and then apply to move into Halls. Please contact us if this applies to you.