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International Undergraduate Students

International Students

At Dublin City University

*Please note: International students are not required to pay €50 application fee when applying for accommodation*

We look forward to welcoming you to live on campus in September 2023. The on campus experience for students is at its most rewarding when you have access to everything you need in one location. DCU teaches primarily across its three main campus locations at Glasnevin, St Patricks and All Hallows. Incoming 2023/2024 International Undergraduate Students can apply to stay on the Glasnevin and All Hallows campuses.

*Please note: Utilities costs are not included in rent rates and will be a separate cost charged monthly in advance*

Your Room

International Undergraduate Students are allocated rooms in College Park Apartments on the Glasnevin campus and Purcell House and O’Donnell House on our All Hallows campus. The residences are served by a central reception operated by the DCU Rooms reception team. At each location, students have a choice of rooms to choose from when making an application.

College Park Apartments

Your Stay At College Park

College Park Apartments contain sixty standard apartments, each with either four or five ensuite bedrooms (four double ensuite rooms per apartment with single occupancy), one single and a shared living/kitchen/dining area. This accommodation is furnished to a very high standard. Each bedroom has both Wi-Fi and fixed-line internet access (internet cable not provided) and a study area. There are also 145 superior bedrooms located in College Park. All bedrooms are double rooms (single occupancy) with ensuite facilities. Each bedroom in the superior accommodation has both Wi-Fi and fixed-line internet access (internet cable not provided), telephone (incoming calls only) and a study area.

Updated 06.04.23
Full Academic Year: 30th August 2023 – 8th May 2024

*Please note: Utilities costs are not included in rent rates and will be a separate cost charged monthly in advance*

Dates & Rates

Deposit – €828.32 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,393
30th August 2023 – 4th January 2024 (127 nights)

Semester 2 (only) move in 8th January: €3,233
8th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (121 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,340
4th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,733
30th August 2023 – 8th May 2024 (252 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 252 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

August: €53.44
September:
€801.60
October: €828.32
November: €801.60
December: €828.32
January (Full Academic year): €828.32
January (Semester 1 only): €80.16
January (Semester 2 only): €641.28
February: €774.88
March: €828.32
April: €801.60
May: €186.64

Deposit – €853.74 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,498
30th August 2023 – 4th January 2024 (127 nights)

Semester 2 (only) move in 8th January: €3,332
8th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (121 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,442
4th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,940
30th August 2023 – 8th May 2024 (252 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 252 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

August: €55.08
September:
€826.20
October: €853.74
November: €826.20
December: €853.74
January (Full Academic year): €853.74
January (Semester 1 only): €82.62
January (Semester 2 only): €660.96
February: €798.66
March: €853.74
April: €826.20
May: €192.78

Deposit – €879.47 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,603
30th August 2023 – 4th January 2024 (127 nights)

Semester 2 (only) move in 8th January: €3,433
8th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (121 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,546
4th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €7,149
30th August 2023 – 8th May 2024 (252 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 252 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

August: €56.74
September:
€851.10
October: €879.47
November: €851.10
December: €879.47
January (Full Academic year): €879.47
January (Semester 1 only): €85.11
January (Semester 2 only): €680.88
February: €822.73
March: €879.47
April: €851.10
May: €198.47

All Hallows

Your Stay At All Hallows

All Hallows Campus is located in the heart of Drumcondra a short walk from DCU’s St Patrick’s College campus. In All Hallows, there are two accommodation houses, O’Donnell House and Purcell House. There are a total of 105 rooms on the All Hallows Campus. Each house has a mix of single and double ensuite bedrooms as well as single and double bedrooms that share bathrooms facilities. All accommodation avails of living spaces that are shared among all residents in both buildings.

Updated 06.04.23

Full Academic Year: 30th August 2023 – 8th May 2024

*Please note: Utilities costs are not included in rent rates and will be a separate cost charged monthly in advance*

Dates & Rates

Deposit – €828.32 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,393
30th August 2023 – 4th January 2024 (127 nights)

Semester 2 (only) moving in 8th January: €3,233
8th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (121 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,340
4th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,733
30th August 2023 – 8th May 2024 (252 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 252 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

August: €53.44
September:
€801.60
October: €828.32
November: €801.60
December: €828.32
January (Full Academic year): €828.32
January (Semester 1 only): €80.16
January (Semester 2 only): €641.28
February: €774.88
March: €828.32
April: €801.60
May: €186.64

Deposit – €853.74 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,498
30th August 2023 – 4th January 2024 (127 nights)

Semester 2 (only) move in 8th January: €3,332
8th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (121 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,442
4th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,940
30th August 2023 – 8th May 2024 (252 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 252 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

August: €55.08
September:
€826.20
October: €853.74
November: €826.20
December: €853.74
January (Full Academic year): €853.74
January (Semester 1 only): €82.62
January (Semester 2 only): €660.96
February: €798.66
March: €853.74
April: €826.20
May: €192.78

*Private bedroom with shared bathroom between two/three other students.

Deposit – €787.71 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,227
30th August 2023 – 4th January 2024 (127 nights)

Semester 2 (only) move in 8th January: €3,075
8th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (121 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,176
4th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,403
30th August 2023 – 8th May 2024 (252 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 252 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

August: €50.82
September:
€762.30
October: €787.71
November: €762.30
December: €787.71
January (Full Academic year): €787.71
January (Semester 1 only): €76.23
January (Semester 2 only): €609.84
February: €736.89
March: €787.71
April: €762.30
May: €177.55

*Private bedroom with shared bathroom between two/three other students.

Deposit – €797.63 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,268
30th August 2023 – 4th January 2024 (127 nights)

Semester 2 (only) moving in 8th January: €3,113
8th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (121 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,216
4th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,484
30th August 2023 – 8th May 2024 (252 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 252 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

August: €51.46
September:
€771.90
October: €797.63
November: €771.90
December: €797.63
January (Full Academic year): €797.63
January (Semester 1 only): €77.19
January (Semester 2 only): €617.52
February: €746.17
March: €797.63
April: €771.90
May: €180.15

Deposit – €828.32 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,393
30th August 2023 – 4th January 2024 (127 nights)

Semester 2 (only) moving in 8th January: €3,233
8th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (121 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,340
4th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,733
30th August 2023 – 8th May 2024 (252 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 252 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

August: €53.44
September:
€801.60
October: €828.32
November: €801.60
December: €828.32
January (Full Academic year): €828.32
January (Semester 1 only): €80.16
January (Semester 2 only): €641.28
February: €774.88
March: €828.32
April: €801.60
May: €186.64

*Private bedroom with shared bathroom between other students.

Deposit – €747.41 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,062
30th August 2023 – 4th January 2024 (127 nights)

Semester 2 (only) move in 8th January: €2,917
8th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (121 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,014
4th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,076
30th August 2023 – 8th May 2024 (252 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 252 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

August: €48.22
September:
€723.30
October: €747.41
November: €723.30
December: €747.41
January (Full Academic year): €747.41
January (Semester 1 only): €72.33
January (Semester 2 only): €578.64
February: €699.19
March: €747.71
April: €723.30
May: €168.29

Frequently Asked Questions

If you were not successful in the first round of offers for accommodation – don't despair! We will continue to perform lotteries after the initial offers are accepted and vacancies arise. This will happen on an ongoing basis after the initial offers are made. Please make sure you have set up your profile and created an application.

All International students are offered bedding (duvet and pillow). You will however need to bring your own bedlinen. The kitchen comes with all appliances fitted such as a microwave, kettle, fridge/freezer, kettle and oven/hob but again, pots, pans, cutlery and cooking tools need to be personally supplied by each student. 

A number of rooms are specially designed for wheelchair users and students with disabilities do get preference in the allocation of other rooms. However, you must specify this when applying online and we will require your Consultant/Specialist to complete an "Evidence of Disability Form".
All rooms are randomly allocated - if you would like to share with a particular person, please contact [email protected] and we will allocate you where possible

Once you have accepted an offer, you are required to give 28 days notice and held liable for the rent for these 28 days. Alongside this, a €100 cancellation charge will be deducted from your deposit.

Meals are not provided by the accommodation office. Each bedroom allows use of a kitchen where you can prepare meals. There are also restaurant facilities on the All Hallows and Glasnevin Campuses as well as Campus grocery stores and coffee shops where you can purchase food and drink at your own expense. 

2024/25 APPLICATIONS

Please note the following important information regarding our 2024/25 applications:

  • Applications for incoming 1st years and 2nd – 4th year students are now open and will close on 31st March 2024.
  • Applications for all International students and Postgraduate students will open on 2nd April 2024 at 10am.
  • *International students – any student who’s home address is outside of Ireland (including EU students) is classed as an International student. *Please do not apply as a 1st-4th year student.*
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