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Apply for accommodation

Learn how to apply for your accommodation through our application portal. You can apply for your accommodation if you have accepted an offer to study with us and have put us as your Firm or Insurance choice.

How do I apply for accommodation?

Apply for your accommodation through our online application portal, following these steps:

1. Register your details

Include personal information such as your email address and student application number (found on your CAS/study offer letter).

2. Receive your validation code

A unique validation code will be emailed to you instantly. If you fail to receive your validation code, please check your spam/junk folders, or contact accommodation@sunderland.ac.uk.

3. Log into your account

Once you receive your validation code, log into your account (you only need to use your validation code when you first log in). Keep your login details safe as you’ll need them to check the progress of your application.

4. Create a new application

Add your choices of accommodation and any additional information you would like us to know. You'll receive a confirmation email once you’ve submitted your application.

When will I hear about my application?

Accommodation Services allocates applications in accordance with our allocation policy. If you are holding an Unconditional Firm (UF) or Conditional Firm (CF) offer, you’ll receive a room offer via email within seven working days.

How do I pay for my accommodation?

You can pay your rent in the following ways:

Finance balances can be checked by logging into e:Vision.

If you choose to pay by any non-online payment method, please contact us at accommodation@sunderland.ac.uk to send us a copy of your receipt (bank transfer) or your unique code, which will be given to you by Student Finance via phone.