Applying for Accommodation

Now you’ve accepted your place at the University of Cumbria why not enhance your student experience by living in halls? At the University of Cumbria we view living in halls as an integral part of your overall student experience. With rooms from just £10 per night, we have some of the most inexpensive student accommodation in the whole of the northwest, giving you an affordable way to access a holistic student experience which maximises your social, cultural & academic development opportunities

How to Apply for Accomodation

The application process is simple and stress free! Below you will find our downloadable application form. Please note: only applicants who have gone firm on their offer and have University of Cumbria as their first choice can apply for accommodation.

You can find out more about the accommodation available at Carlisle and Lancaster by clicking here: Accommodation

Please print, complete and return the form to the relevant campus address noted on the application form. An email will then be sent confirming receipt of your application form.

Lancaster (International)

Lancaster (Undergraduate)

Lancaster (Postgraduate)


Carlisle (Undergraduate)

Carlisle (international)


Ambleside (Undergraduate)

Once you have been allocated a room we will send you confirmation that you’ve been successful. All rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis once applications are received.

You will need to sign the contract and return to us within 7 days, along with your prepayment and guarantor information and identification to confirm your acceptance of this offer. Should you fail to do this within the timescale then your room could be reallocated.