Moving into self-catered accommodation

If you will be living in self-catered accommodation, all the information you need on what to bring and what to do when you arrive is specific to your site, where you have  accommodation with a third party provider they will send you full details about arrival and check-in processes by email prior to the start date of your tenancy.

Dagfa, Varsity and Melton Hall Arrivals 

We can't wait to welcome you, and we really hope you will enjoy your time here with us.


Complete the following steps to make sure you're prepared for living in self-catered accommodation at Dagfa, Varsity or Melton Hall: 


Are you a UK student or an international student? Please select from the tabs below.

Pay your accommodation fees

You need to have paid your first instalment fees before the start date of your licence.


Register for your university card

You need this to access your hall and other buildings such as libraries and sports facilities, and to use hopper buses.


Information for Winter arrivals 2023/24

Moving to Nottingham to start your studies? Make sure you follow any pre-arrival instructions from your accommodation provider. If you are arriving before your accommodation contract start date, please contact your accommodation provider directly.


Important information for you

The Code of Discipline for students if you are living in halls managed by the University of Nottingham.


Check your insurance cover

If you’re living in halls managed by the University of Nottingham, visit the Endsleigh website if you need to top up your cover.  


Read our guide

If you’d like to know more about what living in University of Nottingham halls is like.


You may want to:

Order bedding packs

If you want to purchase a basic bedding pack, you need to book via the online store before you arrive - you will need your student ID.

Organise your kitchenware

You will need your own kitchenware as food is not provided in self-catered halls. 



Please cancel your accommodation if you no longer require it, email us.


Travel Information




Portland Building
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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