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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 2024. 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 2024/2025 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 12.03.24
Full Academic Year: 2nd September 2024 – 8th May 2025

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

Dates & Rates

Deposit – €844.75 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,352
2nd September 2024 – 3rd January 2025 (123 nights)

Semester 2 (only) move in 6th January: €3,325
6th January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (122 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,406
3rd January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,758
2nd September 2024 – 8th May 2025 (248 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 248 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

September: €790.25
October: €844.75
November: €817.50
December: €844.75
January (Full Academic year): €844.75
January (Semester 1 only): €54.50
January (Semester 2 only): €708.50
February: €763
March: €844.75
April: €817.50
May: €190.75

Deposit – €870.79 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,455
2nd September 2024 – 3rd January 2025 (123 nights)

Semester 2 (only) move in 6th January: €3,427
6th January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (122 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,511
3rd January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,966
2nd September 2024 – 8th May 2025 (248 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 248 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

September: €814.61
October: €870.79
November: €842.70
December: €870.79
January (Full Academic year): €870.79
January (Semester 1 only): €56.18
January (Semester 2 only): €730.34
February: €786.52
March: €870.79
April: €842.70
May: €196.63

Deposit – €897.14 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,560
2nd September 2024 – 3rd January 2025 (123 nights)

Semester 2 (only) move in 6th January: €3,531
6th January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (122 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,617
3rd January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €7,177
2nd September 2024 – 8th May 2025 (248 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 248 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

September: €839.26
October: €897.14
November: €868.20
December: €897.14
January (Full Academic year): €897.14
January (Semester 1 only): €57.88
January (Semester 2 only): €752.44
February: €810.32
March: €897.14
April: €868.20
May: €202.58

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 12.03.24

Full Academic Year: 2nd September 2024 – 8th May 2025

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

Dates & Rates

Deposit – €844.75 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,352
2nd September 2024 – 3rd January 2025 (123 nights)

Semester 2 (only) move in 6th January: €3,325
6th January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (122 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,406
3rd January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,758
2nd September 2024 – 8th May 2025 (248 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 248 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

September: €790.25
October: €844.75
November: €817.50
December: €844.75
January (Full Academic year): €844.75
January (Semester 1 only): €54.50
January (Semester 2 only): €708.50
February: €763
March: €844.75
April: €817.50
May: €190.75

Deposit – €870.79 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,455
2nd September 2024 – 3rd January 2025 (123 nights)

Semester 2 (only) move in 6th January: €3,427
6th January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (122 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,511
3rd January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,966
2nd September 2024 – 8th May 2025 (248 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 248 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

September: €814.61
October: €870.79
November: €842.70
December: €870.79
January (Full Academic year): €870.79
January (Semester 1 only): €56.18
January (Semester 2 only): €730.34
February: €786.52
March: €870.79
April: €842.70
May: €196.63

Deposit – €803.52 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,188
2nd September 2024 – 3rd January 2025 (123 nights)

Semester 2 (only) move in 6th January: €3,162
6th January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (122 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,240
3rd January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,428
2nd September 2024 – 8th May 2025 (248 nights)

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

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 248 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

September: €751.68
October: €803.52
November: €777.60
December: €803.52
January (Full Academic year): €803.52
January (Semester 1 only): €51.84
January (Semester 2 only): €673.92
February: €725.76
March: €803.52
April: €777.60
May: €181.44

Deposit – €813.44 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,228
2nd September 2024 – 3rd January 2025 (123 nights)

Semester 2 (only) move in 6th January: €3,201
6th January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (122 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,280
3rd January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,508
2nd September 2024 – 8th May 2025 (248 nights)

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

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 248 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

September: €760.96
October: €813.44
November: €787.20
December: €813.44
January (Full Academic year): €813.44
January (Semester 1 only): €52.48
January (Semester 2 only): €682.24
February: €734.72
March: €813.44
April: €787.20
May: €183.68

Deposit – €844.75 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,352
2nd September 2024 – 3rd January 2025 (123 nights)

Semester 2 (only) move in 6th January: €3,325
6th January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (122 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,406
3rd January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,758
2nd September 2024 – 8th May 2025 (248 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 248 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

September: €790.25
October: €844.75
November: €817.50
December: €844.75
January (Full Academic year): €844.75
January (Semester 1 only): €54.50
January (Semester 2 only): €708.50
February: €763
March: €844.75
April: €817.50
May: €190.75

*Private bedroom with shared bathroom between other students.

Deposit – €762.29 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Semester 1: €3,024
2nd September 2024 – 3rd January 2025 (123 nights)

Semester 2 (only) move in 6th January: €3,000
6th January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (122 nights)

Semester 2 (continuing from Semester 1): €3,074
3rd January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,098
2nd September 2024 – 8th May 2025 (248 nights)

**Full academic year students occupy the room for the full 248 nights. Semester students occupy the rooms for one semester only**

Monthly Payments:

September: €713.11
October: €762.29
November: €737.70
December: €762.29
January (Full Academic year): €762.29
January (Semester 1 only): €49.18
January (Semester 2 only): €639.34
February: €688.52
March: €762.29
April: €737.70
May: €172.13

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 will reopen on 26th June at 10am. 
 
  • Applications for 2nd – 4th year students are now closed.
  • Applications for all International students and Postgraduate students are now closed. 
  • *International students – any student who’s home address is outside of Ireland (including EU students) is classed as an International student. You must apply as either an ‘International Postgraduate’ or ‘International Undergraduate’.
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