Accommodation

Announcements

28 Jul 2022

UNDERGRADUATE APPLICATION OPENING TIMES 2022/23

Firm choice students

If Loughborough is your firm choice and you have met the conditions of your offer, you will be able to access the accommodation application system at the dates/times listed below. If you are made a Change Course Offer please check as your time slot may change.

Insurance, Clearing and Adjustment students

If Loughborough is your insurance choice or you have accepted an offer via Clearing or Adjustment, you will be able to access the room preferencing system from 10:00 on Monday 22 August 2022. For more information on the Clearing accommodation application process, visit the Clearing webpages.

Art and Design Foundation Studies

Students accepted onto the Art and Design Foundation Studies course will be able to access the room reservation system at 10:00 on Monday 22 August 2022.

Room allocation

At Loughborough we like to consider our halls as communities - we strive to ensure a mix of students and courses within every hall to provide the best possible social experience, requiring a balance of gender, course and year in each hall. Our online allocation system prevents too many students who share the same course or gender from being allocated to the same hall.

Firm choice students - in order to manage the traffic on the website, the application process is staggered and students are allocated a date and time slot on Thursday and Friday of A Level week. A proportional number of rooms are reserved in all halls for each group so everyone has an equal opportunity to reserve the room of their choice, regardless of their allotted application timeslot.  Students who did not register an account with us prior to 27 July will be able to register and submit a preference application at the relevant time slot below.

If you identify as non-binary or transgender and require further advice or support pertaining to your accommodation application, please contact our accommodation team and they will be happy to help.

Please note: the website will be closed for 30 minutes between each session whilst we import the data for the next group of students on both 18 and 19 August.  Therefore the system will not be available to any student prior to 10:00, from 12:30 to 13:00 and 15:30 to 16:00 on both days. 

The Room Reservation option will close at 5am on Monday 22 August 2022 for ALL students. From this date, only the Room Preference option will be available.      

Depending on your course, the application system will open from the following dates and times:

Thursday 18 August 2022 (Firm choice students)

Time

School

Gender

10:00

 

 

Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering
Comprising:
Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Materials (inc Biogengineering)

Male/
Other/Third

 

Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Male/Other/Third

 

Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Male/Other/Third

13:00

Science
Comprising:
Chemistry
Natural Sciences
Computer Science
Mathematics
Physics

Female

 

All Foundation courses (excluding Art & Design)

Female

 

Business and Economics

Female

 

Design and Creative Arts

Female

16:00

Business and Economic

Male/Other/Third

 

Design and Creative Arts

Male/Other/Third

Friday 19 August 2022 (Firm choice students)

Time

School

Gender

10:00

Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering
Comprising:
Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Materials (inc Biogengineering)

Female

 

Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Female

 

Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Female

 

Science
Comprising:
Chemistry
Natural Sciences
Computer Science
Mathematics
Physics

Male/
Other/Third

  All Foundation courses (excluding Art & Design) Male/
Other/Third
13:00

Social Sciences and Humanities
Comprising:
Communications and Media
English
Geography and Environment
Politics and International Studies
Social and Policy Studies

Female
 

Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Comprising:
Biosciences (inc Human Biology and Biological Sciences)
Psychology
Sport

Female

 16:00

Social Sciences and Humanities
Comprising:
Communications and Media
English
Geography and Environment
Politics and International Studies
Social and Policy Studies

Male/Other/Third

 

Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Comprising:
Biosciences (inc Human Biology and Biological Sciences)
Psychology
Sport

Male/Other/Third

Monday 22 August 2022 (All students)

Time

School

Gender

10:00

Art and Design Foundation 

All

10:00

Clearing, Adjustment and Insurance students

All

 Notes for Guidance for our Room Reservation system:

  • The Room Reservation system is only available for students who have registered an account prior to 27 July (Non-registered students will still be able to apply by the Room Preference method once they have registered).
  • Please refer to our website pages where you will find details on the Halls of Residence and a section on how to apply.  Rooms are reserved on a first come first served basis, therefore we suggest that you research the accommodation room options and have a list of your preferred room choices ready before you go online to reserve your room.
  • You will not be eligible to apply for accommodation until your designated timeslot.  If you have logged in earlier than this, you will need to refresh the screen at your allocated time.
  • If you have received a change course offer, please check the timeslots above as your session may have changed.
  • If your course is not confirmed due to incomplete/missing grades you are still able to apply on your allocated time slot.
  • The application system will not allow you to be logged in to more than one session; therefore you will not be able to login on multiple devices.  If your browser is closed without you logging out, you will be prevented from logging back into the system for 15 minutes.
  • The Room Reservation screen will show you a list of rooms currently available based on your gender (as recorded on UCAS) and academic course.  Rooms will be listed in alphabetical order according to Hall.  As rooms are also being selected by other users, to avoid any delays in producing your room list, we recommend that you do not use the sort/filter option during busy periods.
  • Please allow yourself 30 minutes to Reserve your room – during busy periods it could take up to 15 minutes for the system to reserve your room and complete your contract. During this process do not refresh your screen or hit the 'back' button - you will lose the room being held for you.
  • As an alternative to Room Reservation, the system will allow you to register preferences.  However, we recommend that you give every consideration to the options available to book under the Room Reservation system if this is available to you. (Offers to preferences will be made from the unreserved rooms available after the Room Reservation process closes; therefore we may not be able to offer one of your preferred room types.)
  • If you have any long term health / mental health condition which affects your choice of accommodation you should have used the Disability and Health Portal to enable us to review your requirements and evidence. Please refer to our website FAQs - Can I secure a certain type of room because of my medical or mental health condition? If you are not able to book a room which meets your requirements, you should contact the Student Accommodation Centre to discuss options to meet your needs. If you are not able to reserve a room which suits your needs (and have not previously completed the Disability and Health Portal), you must complete the portal within 48 hours after your accommodation application date.  Although we are unable to guarantee to meet your needs, we will aim to prioritise your room offer depending on availability.