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How to request accommodation

How to request accommodation

As a new LJMU student you are guaranteed a room in high quality accommodation if you want one

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If you any questions about accommodation please see our FAQs.

When to make your request

Once you have chosen your accommodation, submitting your request is simple. The process is explained below but how you request a room will depend on when you are arriving at LJMU. If you have any further questions about making your request please contact us at

New students starting in September 2021

If you are starting at LJMU in September 2021, you will be able to request accommodation via the applicant area from 10.00 am on Monday, 1 February 2021. This includes all full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as exchange students who will attend LJMU for the full academic year.

Don’t forget that you are unable to request accommodation until you have Firmly accepted an offer from LJMU. If you are applying via UCAS, you must have accepted an offer from LJMU as your Firm (or first) choice in order to be able to request accommodation.

New students for academic year 2020/21

If you are starting at LJMU on a full-time course in the current academic year (2020/21), you can still request accommodation but you must email the Accommodation Office to check what is available.

New students who require accommodation for the second semester of 2020/21

If you are a student joining LJMU on an exchange programme for the second semester of 2020/21 only, please see this page for details of how to request a room. The list of rooms available for the first semester will be published on that page on Monday 19 October 2020.

New students starting in January 2021

If you are starting at the University in January 2021 and you require accommodation, you will be able to send a request via our online request form from 5 October 2020 onwards. This includes the January 2021 cohort of Nursing students and more information for this cohort is available here. The January Nursing cohort will be contacted directly by email to explain the request process and timescales.

Accommodation for continuing (current) LJMU students

If you are a current LJMU student you can find out more about your options by contacting Liverpool Student Homes. Unfortunately, the LJMU Accommodation Office cannot assist with your search for accommodation.