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Accommodation 2019/2020

Accommodation on Campus

DCU Glasnevin Campus

The Glasnevin Campus offers two styles of accommodation for first-year students. Larkfield Apartments and Hampstead Apartments. The residences are served by a central reception, run by Campus Residences DAC. On-campus accommodation is available to full-time DCU students.

Larkfield Apartments has 125 units, each with two single bedrooms and a shared shower room and kitchenette. Each bedroom has a study desk, fixed line and Wi-Fi internet access (cable not provided).

The Hampstead complex has 61 comfortable apartments each with five bedrooms (each bedroom with private bathroom) and a shared living/kitchen/dining area.

Each apartment comprises of four single ensuite rooms and one double ensuite room for single occupancy.

Each bedroom has a study area with both WIFI and fixed-line broadband internet access (cable not provided).  A telephone (incoming calls only) is provided in the living area of the apartment

DCU St Patrick's Campus

DCU St Patrick's Campus accommodation is single room occupancy, with a single bed, study desk, fixed-line internet access (cable not provided), bookshelves, and wardrobe and wash hand basin.  Students share bathroom facilities with several students on their floor.  Each house has a common room and kitchen facility.

The accommodation is self-catering.  Each kitchen is fitted with the following: electric hobs, fridge, freezer, microwave oven, water boiler and built-in storage units.  The common rooms consist of seating areas with coffee tables and WIFI access.  

For further information contact:

Campus Residences, Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland
Tel: 00353 1 700 5736
Fax: 00353 1 700 5777
Email: or

*New* Alcohol Free Accommodation is being introduced in 2019/2020.  Find out more from DCU Campus Residence.

Accommodation Off Campus

There are several student accommodation settings, which are approximately 5 minutes’ walk from the Campus. These are privately let and not part of the DCU suite of facilities.  When searching for accommodation, areas close to the University include:

Live Digs Listing for the Local Area *Updated Daily* - DCU Student Union accommodation link

  • Dublin 11: Ballymun                                                                                        
  • Dublin 5: Artane, Killester, Raheny, Donnycarney                             
  • Dublin 9: Beaumont, Santry, Drumcondra, Whitehall
  • Dublin 7: Phibsboro
  • Dublin 11: Glasnevin, Finglas

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There are also accommodation settings outside the catchment area of DCU.  There are in driving distance of DCU and can be accessed by bike, bus and car.  For more information on how to get to DCU, go to

City Centre & Surrounding Areas

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