Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply?

Apply and pay online by clicking here. For rates, payment options and our cancellation policy, click here.

What do I need when making an application?

When filling out an online application form, you will need:

  • Contact details
  • Student’s CAO number
  • Credit/debit card to pay a €250 booking deposit
  • Information on course of interest e.g. School of […]

What happens if I pay for accommodation and fail to be offered a place at NUI Galway?

In the case where a student fails to be offered a first-round place at NUI Galway, €100.00 will be deducted and the balance refunded, if the cancellation policy is followed. For more information, click here.

Can I book a room by telephone?

No, rooms must be booked online. To book a room, click here.

I am eligible for a grant, will the Grant Office pay for my fees directly to Corrib Village?

No, you must pay for your accommodation directly. For information about grants, click here.

How can I pay my deposit and moiety?

To book and pay online, please click here. For information on rates and payment, click here.

When is the second moiety due?

Please refer to our rates page.

What is a double room?

A double room is a large room which consists of a double bed, accommodating one person. For rates, click here.

What is a twin room?

A twin room is a large room consisting of two single beds, which is shared by two students. Each student must apply separately. For rates, click here.

How do I make a sharing request?

If you have a friend you wish to share with, we will try our best to accommodate you both together (although not guaranteed). After making a booking, you will be given access to our Student Portal. Sharing requests can be made by logging into this portal. Click here for information regarding sharing requests.

Who can occupy Corrib Village rooms?

Rooms are available to NUI Galway students only, proof of which will be required on check-in or shortly after, once you have registered with NUI Galway.

Do I have to leave at Christmas and Easter?

No, the accommodation lasts for the duration of your licence.

Is there a curfew?

No, there is no curfew. Residents may come and go as they please. However, we do require that residents carry their Corrib Village ID cards with them at all times.

All non-residents must sign in and out with security and must leave Corrib Village by 11:30pm, unless they have been registered as an overnight guest.

Can I obtain the apartment number or my roommate's details before check-in?

No, the apartment details will be issued to you on arrival.

Is insurance for my belongings provided by Corrib Village?

No, you must take out your own cover for your possessions. We recommend having the family household policy extended to cover the personal effects away from home.

If I get evicted or leave before the end of the year what happens?

If a student is evicted, no refunds of rental will be made.

In the case of early departure, the onus is on the student to find someone to take their room. Until a replacement has been found, the student will not be refunded.

Please note that when a student leaves, Corrib Village management have the right to move another resident into that student’s vacant room. If this occurs, however, the student must still find a replacement for the room which is vacant.

What do I need to bring?

You will need to bring bed sheets, a duvet cover, a pillow case and towels. For a list of items supplied in apartments, click here.

Can I park my car in Corrib Village?

Yes, subject to availability. Spaces are available on a first-come-first-served basis and you must park your car at a location indicated by any member of staff or security personnel if and when requested to do so.

Cars are parked at own risk. Corrib Village management does not accept any responsibility for cars parked at Corrib Village.

It is the responsibility of the student to get a parking permit from the Parking Office in NUI Galway (fee applies). There is also a car park for 500 cars beside the Corrib Village Entrance to the campus.

What will I need when checking in?

On production of receipt of payment, keys will be issued.