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Residence Administration Fees

All students - prospective and current students need to apply annually at the Residence Administration Office, Building 14K Room no. G01 & G04 yearly.  An administration fee of R500.00 deposit for prospective students must be paid.

Prospective students must have been informed by the Academic Administration Department that they are accepted and a student number (i.e. 12815691) must be issued.

Please note: First time applications for Post Graduate and Senior students need to pay a R380-00 application fee. If you are currently residing in a residence there is NO application fee to be paid. 

Closing Dates for Application forms

First year students - 30 September 2021

Senior students - 31 August 2021

Postgraduate and Master students - 30 September 2021

Late applications are for first time applicants only (no previous application must have been submitted)

Senior applications are now closed and no late applications will be considered for placement in 2022 - closing date 31 August 2021
Only Prospective Postgraduate students can still use the link to apply till 30 September 2021

First-year Residence Applicants

Please apply online for accommodation with the study application for NWU - just complete the accommodation section.  All prospective students will be notified regarding their residence status via email or sms by the relevant department after the closing date 30 September 2021.  If you can't apply with the above option please send an email to the following email address - submitting the following information:
  • Student No
  • Name
  • Campus: Vaal/Potchefstroom/Mafikeng
  • Residence Names - Indicate at least 2 choices

Application and Rules and Regulations for Residences

How to apply for student accommodation

  • Obtain a residence application form from the Residence Administration Office and submit the form on or before the dates supplied by the Residence Administration Office.
  • Residence admission, depending on the availability of space, is only possible upon successful academic acceptance as set out in the placement procedure.
  • Successful applicants will be notified and late applications will be placed on a waiting list.
  • Students must apply yearly for residence accommodation.

Forms can also be downloaded (PDF Format) 

All required documentation must be attached before application forms will be considered for final residence placement. 


For residence inquiries and applications only, contact - Karin Venter / 016 910 3308


Rules and Regulation Booklet - June 2017 (PDF Format)

Rules and Regulation Booklet - reviewed version