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Dates and deadlines

Dates that are important if you're applying for accommodation at LSE

On this page we've summed up the deadlines for applying for accommodation, moving-in and moving out days, days when the Residential Services Office is closed and more. Check these dates to understand what you have to do and by when.

Application deadlines for 2017/18 accommodation

20 May 2017 -  Application deadline for continuing students
and returning residents who were actively involved in their student community (ie hall committee members and Peer Supporters).

30 May 2017 - LSE Accommodation Bursary applicants
New undergraduate students who have applied for a bursary need to complete their accommodation application by this deadline.

30 June 2017 - New undergraduate and new General Course Students
must apply by this deadline to be guaranteed an offer.

31 July 2017 - New Graduate Students accommodation application deadline

What if I miss a deadline?
After a deadline has passed, you can still apply. We may be able to make you an offer if we still have rooms. If not, you'll be asked to join the waiting list

Summer vacation application deadline for current students

18 April 2017- Summer vacation accommodation application deadline
If you're a current LSE student and don't already live in halls on a contract that covers accommodation the summer vacation, apply by this deadline for a Summer Vacation Room

 

Cancellation deadlines

For information on cancelling your application/room before you arrive, visit: Apply 

Vacation dates for 31-week halls

Christmas vacation
Saturday 9 December 2017(move out on) to Monday 1 January 2018 (move back in on)

Easter vacation
Saturday 24 March 2018 (move out on) to Sunday 22 April (move back in on)

For more contract dates, see: Contract lengths and dates

Moving in dates and times for halls

For moving in dates and times visit: Information for current residents

For moving in and out dates visit: Contract lengths and dates

Final moving out dates from halls

10 June 2018 - 31 and 38 week contracts final departure day 

17 June 2018 - University of London halls final departure day 

16 June 2018 - Sidney Webb House final departure day 

1 September 2018 - 50 week contracts final departure day 

For the full list of dates see: Contract lengths and dates

Residential Services Office (RSO) closure dates

The Residential Services Office is closed on these dates and won't be available for drop-in visits or contact via email or phone. Halls are open, but reception may have reduced opening hours. Check locally at your reception for details.

  • 13 April to 19 April 2017 - Easter break School closure period (RSO closed)
  • 1 May 2017 - May Bank Holiday School closure day (RSO closed)
  • 29 May 2017 - Spring Bank Holiday School closure day (RSO closed)
  • 28 August 2017 - Summer Bank Holiday School closure day (RSO closed)
  • 21 December 2017 to 1 January 2018 - Christmas break School closure period (RSO closed)
  • 29 March to 4 April 2018 - Easter break School closure period (RSO closed)
  • 7 May 2017 - May Bank Holiday School closure day (RSO closed)
  • 28 May 2017 - Spring Bank Holiday School closure day (RSO closed)
  • 27 August 2017 - Summer Bank Holiday School closure day (RSO closed)