Applying for 2013/14? Key dates and information
If you're applying for accommodation for this year, check the Accommodation Office's application process and key dates page for details of when and how you'll apply.
York is one of a handful of universities which has a college system. Your college provides you with a focus for your residence, welfare and social life. Each of the seven undergraduate colleges has its own distinctive identity, atmosphere, facilities and history.
Our colleges provide nearly 3,000 first year places on campus
Most students live in a college for their first year at York and remain part of the college community throughout their time here.
The colleges are:
All new, single undergraduate full-time students who accept York as their firm or insurance choice by the date advertised and apply for accommodation online by the due date are guaranteed an offer of University accommodation. See more about our guarantee.
Every college has different accommodation, and even within a college some blocks are different because they have been built at different times or refurbished. Across the colleges, there are different layouts, types of bedrooms, lengths of lets, kitchen and bathroom facilities.
If you are visiting the University before you apply or during a post-application visit day, it is a good idea to take the opportunity to view some accommodation.
The pricing structure is reviewed each year. Prices are available on the following page.
Applications for accommodation are made online. The date when the online application system opens will be advertised each year on the Accommodation website.