Residences will open according to the schedule outlined below for different student categories:

Newcomer first-year students

  • Faculty of Law, newcomer first-year students: Tuesday, 30 January 2024
  • All other newcomer first-year students: Wednesday, 31 January 2024

Newcomers who were allocated place in a university residence must report at their residences in accordance with the times communicated by individual residences.

Please note: If first-year students fail to arrive at the residence by the move-in dates without prior arrangement, their residence placement will be cancelled and allocated to students on the residence waiting list.

Senior and returning students

  • Undergraduate residences on the Stellenbosch Campus
    - House Committee (HC) Members: Friday, 19 January 2024
    - Senior students: Wednesday, 07 February 2024
  • Senior residences (Huis Mac Donald/Concordia/Lobelia/Huis de Villiers/The Village and Huis Russel Botman), LLL Houses and SU houses on the Stellenbosch Campus: Sunday, 14 January 2024

All Students (newcomer first years and seniors) need to inform the Student Accommodation Office at if you will not be taking up your place to ensure that no accommodation fees are charged to your student account.