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Residential Services Office 

3.02 Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7531

Contact us

Opening hours
Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm 


Private housing queries: private.housing@lse.ac.uk


Residences Fees Team
LRB502 Lionel Robbins Building
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7532 or,
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6010

Hall fee queries:




Before you apply for accommodation


Who can apply for accommodation in halls?

  • Registered students and offer holders at LSE, and their partner or child where applicable.

How do I make an application for accommodation?

  • To apply for accommodation, you will need to create an account on Hallpad, the system we use administer your halls application. You will need your:
    • Student ID or UCAS number
    • Date of birth
    • Email address 
  • Once you have registered, you can apply for accommodation and track the status of your application online.
  • To access Hallpad, visit: Hallpad

Applicants should ensure that their application form reflects choices that they’re willing to accept. If you tick “Yes” on the application form, to state that you will accept another hall not on your initial selection, you may be offered a place in a hall outside of your express preference.

After submitting your application, there are occasions where we share or use limited personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act, 1998. To view our Data Protection Statement, visit: Data Protection Statement

Accommodation for the next academic year

Applications are open for 2017/2018. Please log in to Hallpad to submit an application.

If you would like to receive an email once accommodation applications open, please request this via our Contact us form

Accommodation for the current academic year

From time to time, rooms may become available during the academic year.

For a list of current vacancies open to full time LSE students, visit:
Current and upcoming vacancies in LSE halls of residence 2016-2017 

Summer vacation accommodation

Limited accommodation is available to students who wish to stay in halls during the summer for valid academic reasons. 

Summer vacation applications will open during Lent Term 2017. 

This page will be updated with further information once the opening date for applications has been confirmed.

Useful links:

After you have applied (information on how we offer places, allocate the rooms and more)
Hallpad (platform to make, track and amend an application)
Residential halls (information about LSE and intercollegiate residences)
Fees (overview of accommodation fees in LSE halls)
Private housing (information and advice on privately rented accommodation)
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