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Accommodation Office

Short-Term College Accommodation

Accommodation availability for short-term requests is provided where we have potential voids within postgraduate accommodation within Colleges. This is minimal availability mid-year and it is noted that as this is student accommodation, we therefore are unable to guarantee that specific preferences regarding room type or catering which individuals may have can be met.

This form should only be completed if you are requesting accommodation for more than two weeks. If you are looking for guest accommodation of two weeks or less, please contact Event Durham. You can also find hotel or bed & breakfast accommodation in County Durham here:

Visiting students should not complete this form. Please contact the Colleges and Student Experience Office directly in the first instance at

Couple/family accommodation can be noted within this 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 a current student at Durham University and are looking for short-term accommodation, please contact your allocated college directly.

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
Please enter the 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
Additional Information

Please indicate any accessibility requirements we may need to consider. You can also state any potential room type or catering preferences, although we cannot guarantee these will be met.

If the room is for a couple or a family, please indicate those details here.