Applications are open to continuing and new students of the University of Tasmania or a UTAS affiliated institution.
There are accommodation options in both Hobart and Launceston, so please make sure that you select an accommodation option on the campus where you will be studying.
Demand for residential accommodation is high. There is no guarantee of obtaining accommodation so we strongly recommend that you apply early. Residencies normally span the full academic year, although a small number of one-semester places are available.
When you have successfully completed your application you will be given an application number and password. Don’t lose them. You will need them to check on the progress of your application in the future.
Offers for accommodation will be made from around September each year and are subject to an holding fee of $150, payable when you accept your offer.
If you will be under 18 years of age when you arrive in Tasmania and you require the University of Tasmania to complete a CAAW (Confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation/Welfare) form to gain your student visa, you are not eligible to apply for accommodation with Accommodation Services until you have turned 18 years of age.
Please contact the International Students Office for further details regarding accommodation options.
Australian Maritime College Students
If you are attending a course at the Australian Maritime College that is classed as a Seafaring Course - for example, Deckwatchkeeper, PreSea, Chief Mate Master, Chief Engineer - or if your course does not run from 17 February to mid November, please apply online using the links below. Once you have registered an account, you will have the option of applying for “AMC Seafaring Vocational Courses”.
Applying for Conference and Short-Term Accommodation
If you are interested in booking conference or short-term accommodation or are interested in our conference facilities please contact us.
Ready to Apply?
Before you apply
- Familiarise yourself with the accommodation options and types
- Check you are looking at the correct fees and charges for your situation
Please complete the application with as much detail as possible. You will be prompted if you miss a compulsory field.
Apply Online Now
To check the progress of your existing application, log in to the Resident Portal. This will allow you to check the status of your application throughout the process.