UCL Accommodation


Prospective residents

If you're considering spending your first year living in UCL Accommodation, you'll want to know more about everything from life in UCL Halls to the application process.

Welcome to UCL! On this page, you will find information about living in London and finding accommodation.

Firstly, you don’t have to live in UCL Halls, but it’s a great opportunity to meet other new students and start life at university. 

Find out if you're eligible to apply 

To be considered for a place in UCL Accommodation, you must meet the eligibility criteria and apply before the deadline. This will be different for Undergraduate and Postgraduates

If you are not eligible, or you do not choose to live in UCL Accommodation, you can find information about Alternative Accommodation which includes private student accommodation, flat shares and rentals. 

Support for students with additional requirements 

UCL Accommodation welcomes and supports students with a range of additional requirements to find the right accommodation for their needs. Additional requirements can include students with disabilities and health issues. You can learn more about the support that UCL offers students with additional requirements on our dedicated webpage

UCL Halls

We provide a wide range of accommodation, with UCL Halls grouped into Zones and Bands. Visit our UCL Halls webpage, to find out more about the Halls, room types and price points on offer. 

Residential life and living experience

At UCL, we want to provide you with a home away from home, where you will feel comfortable and supported. As a resident in UCL halls, you can join in weekly activities and events organised in your hall, as part of Flourish, our residential life programme. In UCL Halls, we have Student Residence Advisers (SRAs), who are there to provide pastoral support, signpost residents to UCL support services, and help students settle into university life.

In UCL Halls, you will get access to:

  • Home away from home​
  • Vibrant communities​
  • Good location​
  • 24/7 Support through the SafeZone app

Ready to apply?

You should apply online for UCL Accommodation as soon as you have accepted an offer to study at UCL. Follow one of the links below:

Information before you apply 

Discover Our Halls


Find out which of our wide range of London based halls is right for you.

A-Z of living in halls

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Find out everything you need to know about living in UCL Accommodation in our handy A-Z of living in halls.


Front Quad - FAQs

No matter what your stage in the application process, our Frequently asked questions are here to help.

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Virtual tours

Watch videos and take virtual tours of some of our halls on UCL's dedicated Open Day website.

Accommodation Virtual Open Days