How can I apply?
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. You must cancel your reservation within three days of the first-round CAO offers in writing. For more information, click here.
Can I book a room by telephone?
No, a number of forms need to be completed and passport photos are required. 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?
When is the second moiety due?
The second moiety is due on or before 4th December 2013.
What is a double room?
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 can I get the Internet at Corrib Village?
At Corrib Village, there is a wireless access network. A wireless network card is needed. Terms and conditions need to be agreed upon prior to receiving username and password.
How are rooms allocated?
If you have a friend you wish to share with, Corrib Village will try to accommodate you both together. Please ensure that the name of the person you wish to share with is clearly marked on both forms at the time of application. Corrib Village staff will endeavour to satisfy your requirements but this is subject to availability and payment of deposits and moieties in full. Otherwise, roommates are allocated on a lottery system. There is no guarantee that requests can be met. Final date for receipt of requests/changes is Friday, 23rd August 2013. All requests must be made in writing. Allocations are made taking cognisance of gender, academic year and age. Some apartments may be mixed, with males and females sharing communal areas.
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 license, a 38-week period.
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. All non-residents must leave Corrib Village by midnight, unless they have been registered as an overnight guest.
Can I obtain the apartment number or roommates 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 cover and towels. For a list of items supplied in apartments, click here.
Can I park my car in Corrib Village?
Yes, subject to availability. Cars are parked at own risk. Management do not accept any responsibility for cars parked at Corrib Village. Spaces are 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. It is the responsibility of the student to get a parking permit from the Parking Office in NUI Galway. There is a fee payable to NUI Galway for this parking permit. There is also a car park for 500 cars beside the Newcastle Road entrance to Corrib Village and this also belongs to NUI Galway.
What will I need when checking in?
On production of receipt of payment, keys will be issued.