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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 2023. 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 2023/2024 Postgraduate students can apply to stay on the Glasnevin and All Hallows campuses. Students can choose two rental periods and locations:

  • 9 Month Masters (31st August 2023 – 8th May 2024) – College Park Apartments or Purcell House
  • 50 Week Masters/PhD (26th August 2023 to 12th August 2024) – 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 15.02.23

Full Academic Year: 31st 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*

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

Installment 1: €3,575
31st August 2023 – 4th January 2024 (126 nights)

Installment 2: €3,546
4th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €7,121
31st August 2023 – 8th May 2024 (251 nights)

Monthly Payments:

August: €28.37
September:
€851.10
October: €879.47
November: €851.10
December: €879.47
January: €879.47
February: €822.73
March: €879.47
April: €851.10
May: €198.47

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 15.02.23

Full Academic Year: 31st 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*

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

Installment 1: €3,367
31st August 2023 – 4th January 2024 (126 nights)

Installment 2: €3,340
4th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,707
31st August 2023 – 8th May 2024 (251 nights)

Monthly Payments:

August: €26.72
September:
€801.60
October: €828.32
November: €801.60
December: €828.32
January: €828.32
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)

Installment 1: €3,470
31st August 2023 – 4th January 2024 (126 nights)

Installment 2: €3,443
4th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,913
31st August 2023 – 8th May 2024 (251 nights)

Monthly Payments:

August: €27.54
September:
€826.20
October: €853.74
November: €826.20
December: €853.74
January: €853.74
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)

Installment 1: €3,202
31st August 2023 – 4th January 2024 (126 nights)

Installment 2: €3,176
4th January 2024 – 8th May 2024 (125 nights)

Full Academic Year: €6,378
31st August 2023 – 8th May 2024 (251 nights)

Monthly Payments:

August: €25.41
September:
€762.30
October: €787.71
November: €762.30
December: €787.71
January: €787.71
February: €736.89
March: €787.71
April: €762.30
May: €177.55

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 15.02.23

Full Academic Year: 26th August 2023 to 12th August 2024

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

Deposit – €740.59 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Installment 1: €2,915

Due: 1st August 2023

Installment 2: €2,914

Due: 1st December 2023

Installment 3: €2,580

Due: 1st April 2024

Full Academic Year: €8,409

Monthly Payments:

August: €143.34
September: €716.70
October: €740.59
November: €716.70
December: €740.59
January: €740.59
February: €692.81
March: €740.59
April: €716.70
May: €740.59
June: €716.70
July: €740.59
August: €262.79

Deposit – €999.13 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Installment 1: €3,932

Due: 1st August 2023

Installment 2: €3,932

Due: 1st December 2023

Installment 3: €3,481

Due: 1st April 2024

Full Academic Year: €11,345

Monthly Payments:

August: €193.38
September: €966.90
October: €999.13
November: €966.90
December: €999.13
January: €999.13
February: €934.67
March: €999.13
April: €966.90
May: €999.13
June: €966.90
July: €999.13
August: €354.53

Deposit – €1,470.33 (refundable after check-out less any outstanding fines/damages incurred)

Installment 1: €5,786

Due: 1st August 2023

Installment 2: €5,787

Due: 1st December 2023

Installment 3: €5,122

Due: 1st April 2024

Full Academic Year: €16,695

*Only 1 one bedroom apartment available*

Monthly Payments:

August: €284.58
September: €1,422.90
October: €1,470.33
November: €1,422.90
December: €1,470.33
January: €1,470.33
February: €1,375.47
March: €1,470.33
April: €1,422.90
May: €1,470.33
June: €1,422.90
July: €1,470.33
August: €521.73

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.

2023/24 APPLICATIONS

Please note the following important information regarding our 2023/24 applications:

  • Incoming 1st years, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year students – applications are now closed
  • International students* and Postgraduate students – applications will open on 3rd of April at 10am.
  • *International students – any student who’s home address is outside of Ireland (including EU students) is classed as an International student. 
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