Campus Residences at a Glance

Looking to find out about on-campus student accommodation at NUI Galway? Here is some key info!

What campus residences are there?

  • Corrib Village: a 764-bed apartment complex with 3- and 4-bedroom apartments. Find out more.
  • Goldcrest Village: a 429-bed apartment complex with 4-, 5-, and 6-bedroom apartments. Find out more.
  • A third residence, Dunlin Village, is currently under construction and will be open from Spring 2023! When complete, it will provide an additional 674 beds.

Where are they located?

  • All residences are conveniently located on the University’s North Campus. View maps here.
  • Reception is located here.
  • Dunlin Village (currently under construction) will be located close to our existing villages.

What are the apartments like?

Each self-catering apartment has a communal hallway and a kitchen/living room that’s shared with other occupants of the apartment.

You have your own private bedroom unless you opt for a twin room (available at Corrib Village).

All apartments at Goldcrest Village have en suite bathrooms. At Corrib Village, some apartments have en suite bathroom facilities while others have shared bathroom facilities.

When applying, you choose a specific village and a preferred bedroom type.

Check out our walkthrough videos to get a sense of apartment layouts!

2022/23 applications

Have you applied for campus accommodation for the academic year 2022/23? Or maybe you missed the deadline and want to know if you can join a waiting list.

For the latest information, please refer to our booking information page.

2023/24 applications (and beyond!)

Wondering how and when to apply for campus accommodation?

Applications are made online and usually open for a specified number of weeks the February before the academic year for which you are applying.

Keep an eye on our website closer to the time for all the latest information.

Are rooms allocated randomly?

Yes. Rooms are allocated by random lottery (not on a first-come-first-served basis).

What are the rates?

Rates will be made available on this web page.

Do you have to pay a deposit when applying?

There is no fee to make an application. A deposit, usually €250, is only payable if you receive a room offer and wish to secure it.

What if I apply but want to cancel?

Our current cancellation policy can be viewed here.

What’s the best way to stay up-to-date?

Keep an eye on our booking information page. You might like to follow us on social too, @NUIGalwayAccom!