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Rooms on campus

If you are a resident and you have a query about your accommodation, please contact your College Residence Officer. You can find their contact details here.


If you are looking for accommodation, we have a number of rooms available on campus. Again, please contact your own Residence Officer for details.


Item updated 1 October 2014

Ash House Refurbishment

A full refurbishment of Bowland College's Ash House will take place from November 2014, reopening in September 2015 and offering Superior Standard accommodation. For more information see our Ash House refurbishment page.


Item added 29 July 2014

Still number one

We're delighted to be able to confirm that we have held on to the title of Best University Halls for the fifth year running in the National Student Housing Survey, and we are extremely grateful to all our residents for continuing to endorse our accommodation so positively. You can read the full story here or find out more about the awards here.


Item Added 23 July 2014

CUBO shortlist success

Lancaster University Accommodation has been recognised in the Best Student Housing category by professional association CUBO (College & University Business Officers), in recognition of our continued success in student surveys, customer service developments and continued improvement of our estate. The winner will be announced in July. More information on the awards can be found on the CUBO website .


Item added 23 May 2014

Summer vacation residence

County College will be hosting Vacation Residence this summer, and is open to all Lancaster students who want to stay for all or part of the summer. You can get full details and downloadable forms from the Vacation Residence web page.


Item added 10 April 2014

Accommodation for 2014/15

All Colleges have now met their target for returning students in 2014/15, and are managing a waiting list. If you would like to discuss your options, please do go and see your Residence Officer. The University also manages Chancellor's Wharf in the city centre, on the banks of the Lancaster Canal, and there are still vacancies here for individuals and groups in a variety of flats. You can find out more on our Chancellor's Wharf page.


To apply for room at Chancellor's Wharf, simply log into the Accommodation Portal and proceed from there.


New students coming to Lancaster in October will be contacted in the summer to arrange their accommodation.


Item updated 23 January 2014

Building work

Major refurbishment work to reconfigure the iconic Bowland Tower and its surrounding wings, was completed in December, with students moving in to their new rooms this month. Feedback and demand for this accommodation has been overwhelmingly positive. For details and links to information on other projects, see our building work page.


Item Added 10 January 2014