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Accommodation Office

Short-Term College Accommodation

Please use this form to apply for short-term non-student College accommodation of more than two weeks. You may submit the form multiple times if you are looking for accommodation for more than one guest.

If you will be a visiting student coming to Durham then please do not complete this form. Please contact us directly in the first instance at

Couple/family accommodation can be noted within the same form, however please note this type of accommodation is extremely limited and it is likely that you will need to find private accommodation.

If you are looking for guest accommodation of two weeks or less, please contact Event Durham. You can also find Hotel and Bed & Breakfast accommodation in County Durham here:

If you are a current student at Durham University and are looking for short-term accommodation, please contact your college directly.

Short-term and/or non-student College accommodation is very limited and subject to availability. It is not guaranteed.

Your Details
Please enter the contact details of the person making the accommodation request

Please provide details regarding the visitors status;

Which University department will you be visiting/already with?

Please provide details of your/the guest's University status, i.e. visiting academic, postdoc, student intern, etc.

Guest Details
Contact details of the person the accommodation request is being made for. If you are applying for accommodation for yourself, you do not need to complete this section.
Details of Accommodation Request

Please indicate any accessibility requirements, room type preferences (ensuite, catered/self-catered, etc), or other information we may need to consider. If the room is for a couple or a family, please indicate those details here.