UCC knows how important it is to find the right student housing. Campus Accommodation is university owned and managed apartment style living. Other Housing Options include purpose built student apartment complexes as well as rooms in a private house or apartment. The Accommodation & Community Life office focuses on providing an up-to-date information service for students actively seeking student accommodation.
Office of Accommodation & Community Life
What is the Office of Accommodation & Community Life?
The Office of Accommodation & Community Life is fully committed to the enhancement of the Student Experience in University College Cork. The goal is to provide an information service to all students seeking any type of accommodation. We also aim to create a supportive community environment in which to live, learn and thrive through an up and coming Residential Life Programme. This will be achieved through creative programmes within the residential setting that emphasise student engagement, community building and student leadership. It is hoped that this will enable students to make a successful transition to University life at UCC.
Students can seek advice in relation to residential issues or complaints by emailing the Office of Accommodation & Community Life on firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling us on 00 353 21 490 3849. Queries will be handled by one of the Accommodation Team or referred to a more appropriate service. Please join us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/UCCRES and Instagram (uccreslife). More details can be found on our website www.ucc.ie/en/advice.
UCC Campus Accommodation
UCC Campus Accommodation offer several different residences near the main UCC campus. These residences are owned and managed by UCC, and are specifically designed for student life, offering security, a reception service and other amenities.
Privately Owned Student Apartment Complexes
Cork boasts a wide range of purpose built student accommodation (apartment style), which is privately owned, but caters predominantly to UCC students. We recommend that students consider all options when investigating their accommodation needs. You will find a full list of privately owned accommodation providers on our website https://www.ucc.ie/en/accommodation/privateapartmentcomplexes/
Private Housing Options
The University is situated in a pleasant residential area where there is a wide variety of private housing options to suit individuals or groups. Students can rent a room in a landlord owned student house or a room in a house that is occupied by the owner (known as Digs). Rents can vary according to size, type, location, distance from the University and facilities.
Please see https://www.ucc.ie/en/accommodation/studentpad/ to search for private rental homes and owner occupied houses. We strongly recommend that students book their accommodation early before arriving in Ireland to ensure your needs are met.