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University College

Important Documents and Information

Congratulations on becoming a member of University College! We look forward to welcoming you.

Please take time to read carefully the documents below. Undergraduate students will need to print and sign the College Information Regulations Signature Formand return it to us before 30 September 2015. Please send your completed form to the following address:

College Secretary
University College
Durham Castle

College Information and Regulations

The College Information and Regulations document (downloadable, see below) is an official document with all the rules and regulations of the College for your information. Please read this document. Please also read the document entitled '2015-16 college charges', as this outlines the charges payable by all students.

After you have read the Information and Regulations document, please print the College Information and Regulations Signature Form. Please sign this form to confirm that you have read the Information and Regulations document and are thus agreeing to abide by the College's code of practice. Please send your signed form to us by 30th September 2015 to the following address:

College Secretary, University College, Durham Castle, Durham, DH1 3RW


Accommodation Licence Agreement

A copy of the College Accommodation Licence Agreement for Undergraduates is included here for your information. Details of how to sign up for College accommodation will be sent to you directly.


Please note that this Licence Agreement is for undergraduate students only. 

Insurance Cover for Students

Basic contents insurance cover for items in your room is included as standard for student residents in all University accommodation. This student room insurance provided covers some of the items in your room for theft, fire and flood risk. There will be an opportunity for optional additional top up covers, and full details of what is offered will be published in September 2015.

JCR Handbook


Environmental Issues

Climate change is a problem for us all - but here in University College we can play a role to help save the day: switching the lights off, recycling, saving water, etc, etc and generally being more green. The document Student & Visitor Eco Code, downloadable below, raises awareness of environmental issues in the College and University.


Music Practice Rooms

Guidelines for the use of our three music practice rooms, refurbished through the Music Department and the setting up of a Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), are here: Music Practice Rooms: Code of Practice.

Information from the University Police Liason Officer