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

Applications for 2024

First year students - 31 Augustus 2023

Senior students - 1 September 2023

Postgraduate students - 1 September 2023


First-year Residence Applicants

Prospective students will be notified regarding their residence status via email or sms by the relevant department after the closing date 31 August 2023. 

Applicants who already applied for study to NWU, but forgot to indicate that they need residence accommodation, must please apply for residence placement here! There is no option to edit your application once it has been submitted.

If you have any enquiries, please contact us.

For cancellation of application kindly click here - Closing date 30 October. 

Late Applications - Prospective first-year students 2024

Please contact us for more information

Please note that applications only open on the 1st of December.  The form 2024 LATE APPLICATIONS: PROSPECTIVE 1ST YEARS (VANDERBIJLPARK CAMPUS).

Late Senior Residence Applicants

Please note that applications only open on the 1st of December. The form 2024 LATE APPLICATIONS: Seniors & POST-GRADUATES (VANDERBIJLPARK CAMPUS).

Apply here

Application and Rules and Regulations for Residences

How to apply for student accommodation

  • Please read through the rules and regulations
  • 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.
  • Applications are online: Apply here

For residence inquiries and applications only, contact - Karin Venter / 018-985-2137

Residence Cancellations

Please complete this form if you would like to cancel your residence placement for next year.

Prospective Students= 31 October 2023

Senior and PG students = 30 November 2023 (not 31 December 2023 as stated in Fees Payable Booklet)