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Postgraduate Students

Postgraduate Student Accommodation

At Dublin City University

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

We look forward to welcoming you to campus in August 2024. The on campus experience for students is the most rewarding when you have 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 Postgraduate students can apply to stay on the Glasnevin and All Hallows campuses. Students can choose two rental periods and locations:

  • 9 Month Masters (2nd September 2024 – 8th May 2025) – College Park Apartments or Purcell House
  • 50 Week Masters/PhD (26th August 2024 to 11th August 2025) – Postgraduate Apartments

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

Your Room

Postgraduate Students are allocated rooms in Postgraduate Apartments and College Park Apartments on the Glasnevin campus and Purcell House on the 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 Superior contains 145 superior bedrooms located in College Park. All bedrooms are double rooms (single occupancy) with ensuite facilities and a shared living/kitchen/dining area. Each bedroom has both Wi-Fi and fixed-line Internet access (Internet cable not provided) and a study area.

Dates & Rates

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*

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

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

Installment 2: €3,511
3rd January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (125 nights)

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

Monthly Payments:

September: €814.61
October: €870.79
November: €842.70
December: €870.79
January: €870.79
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)

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

Installment 2: €3,617
3rd January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (125 nights)

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

Monthly Payments:

September: €839.26
October: €897.14
November: €868.20
December: €897.14
January: €897.14
February: €810.32
March: €897.14
April: €868.20
May: €202.58

All Hallows Campus

Your Stay All Hallows

All Hallows Campus is located in the heart of Drumcondra only a short walk from DCU’s St Patrick’s College campus. In All Hallows, there are two accommodation areas, O’Donnell House and Purcell House consisting of 105 rooms. 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 shared living spaces that are shared among all residents in both buildings.

Dates & Rates

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*

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

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

Installment 2: €3,406
3rd January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (125 nights)

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

Monthly Payments:

September: €790.25
October: €844.75
November: €817.50
December: €844.75
January: €844.75
February: €763
March: €844.75
April: €817.50
May: €190.75

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

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

Installment 2: €3,511
3rd January 2025 – 8th May 2025 (125 nights)

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

Monthly Payments:

September: €814.61
October: €870.79
November: €842.70
December: €870.79
January: €870.79
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)

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

Installment 2: €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.

Monthly Payments:

September: €751.68
October: €803.52
November: €777.60
December: €803.52
January: €803.52
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)

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

Installment 2: €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.

Monthly Payments:

September: €760.96
October: €813.44
November: €787.20
December: €813.44
January: €813.44
February: €734.72
March: €813.44
April: €787.20
May: €183.68

Postgraduate block

Your Stay At Postgraduate block

Postgraduate accommodation contains 105 superior bedrooms located via the Ballymun Road entrance. The accommodation consists of two accommodation blocks. All bedrooms are single or double rooms with ensuite facilities and a shared living/kitchen/dining area. Each bedroom has both Wi-Fi and fixed-line Internet access (Internet cable not provided), and a study area. Apartments can vary from 1 bed apartments to 4 bed apartments.

Dates & Rates

Updated 12.03.24

Full Academic Year: 26th August 2024 to 11th August 2025

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

Deposit – €755.47 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Installment 1: €2,973

Due: 1st August 2024

Installment 2: €2,949

Due: 1st December 2024

Installment 3: €2,608

Due: 1st April 2025

Full Academic Year: €8,530

Monthly Payments:

August: €146.22
September: €731.10
October: €755.47
November: €731.10
December: €755.47
January: €755.47
February: €682.36
March: €755.47
April: €731.10
May: €755.47
June: €731.10
July: €755.47
August: €243.70

Deposit – €1,018.97 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Installment 1: €4,010

Due: 1st August 2024

Installment 2: €3,977

Due: 1st December 2024

Installment 3: €3,517

Due: 1st April 2025

Full Academic Year: €11,504

Monthly Payments:

August: €197.22
September: €986.10
October: €1018.97
November: €986.10
December: €1018.97
January: €1018.97
February: €920.36
March: €1018.97
April: €986.10
May: €1018.97
June: €986.10
July: €1018.97
August: €328.70

Deposit – €1,499.78 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Installment 1: €5,902

Due: 1st August 2024

Installment 2: €5,854

Due: 1st December 2024

Installment 3: €5,177

Due: 1st April 2025

Full Academic Year: €16,933

*Only 1 one bedroom apartment available*

Monthly Payments:

August: €290.28
September: €1451.40
October: €1499.78
November: €1451.40
December: €1499.78
January: €1499.78
February: €1354.64
March: €1499.78
April: €1451.40
May: €1499.78
June: €1451.40
July: €1499.78
August: €483.80

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.

In the case that you are not awarded your chosen course of study at DCU and can provide proof of this to us, you are entitled to a full refund of your deposit.
Your room cancellation should be made in writing to [email protected] prior to the move in date in order for this deposit to be refundable.

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.

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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