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Moving into halls of residence

Students are encouraged to move in on Wednesday 18 January 2023. 

If you are unable to move in on this date and need to move in on a later date, please email in advance to make the necessary arrangements. 

All the key information you need to know will be sent out to you via email by the accommodation team or can be found below on this page.

You can also check our general accommodation FAQs.

Key information for January 2023 arrivals

Move in date: Wednesday 18 January 2023

International students can book an airport pick-up on this day from Heathrow Airport.

Move in time: 8am – 10pm International students | International Arrivals’ | University of Roehampton, London

University Library, Digby Stuart College, University of Roehampton, Roehampton Lane, London SW15 5PU

You will find here a list of accommodation blocks and what college they are in.

New Students | Which College am I in? | University of Roehampton, London

All students have to complete assigned safety training before arrival. It takes about 20 minutes to complete. This will familiarise you with the University’s fire, health and safety arrangements, emergency procedures, key contacts, the University’s and its Students’ fire, health and safety responsibilities, and the safety rules you need to follow at all times.

There will be limited parking available on move-in day so please follow any instructions given by University staff. You will be asked to unload within one hour and then move your car off-campus if staying longer.

During term-time students can park on campus overnight and at weekends. To park on-campus during working hours you need to apply for a permit every day you are on-campus. Parking on campus.

Provided in each bedroom

Bed, mattress and mattress cover






Waste bin

Sink if room is standard


Provided in each kitchen








Iron and ironing board

Mop and bucket

Vacuum cleaner


What you should bring

For bedroom:

Duvet, pillows and bed linen


Coat hangers

Bedside or desk lamp

Washing powder – laundry facilities can be found across the campus

For en-suite bathroom:

Bathroom and toilet cleaner

Toilet rolls


For the kitchen:

Saucepan and frying pan

Cooking utensils and cutlery

Plate, bowl, mug and drinking glass

Tea towel and dishcloth

Washing-up liquid

You can buy a kitchen or bedding pack to collect on arrival from our online store

The great news is that we include contents insurance for all the students who live with us, by partnering with Endsleigh, the No.1 student insurance provider. So, before you arrive register for My Endsleigh to confirm your accommodation insurance cover.

Confirm your student cover | Endsleigh

When you accepted your accommodation offer you will have paid your deposit and set up your payment plan for your fees.

Many students will be waiting for their student loan to pay their accommodation fees. In line with this the first instalment for accommodation fees will be taken from the card provided on 4 October 2022.

If you wish to change the card call Accommodation Finance on 020 8392 3110. Alternatively, you can find us in the Richardson Building, Digby Stuart College, by the post room.

This is compulsory safety testing on all portable electrical appliances which you bring into your room. In the weeks after you have moved in, engineers will be coming to your room to test your electrical appliances. Please note the engineer may enter your room when you are not in to carry out these tests.

In order to ensure you receive your post you need to include the four letters of your block or college, shown below, as well as your full name, room number and accommodation block, followed by the addresses.


The four letters for each accommodation area are:

Chadwick: CHPS

Digby: DSPS

Elm Grove EGPS

Froebel: FCPS

Southlands: SCPS

Whitelands: WCPS


Post for accommodation in Digby Stuart, Froebel, Chadwick and Southlands is centralised. The address is Roehampton Lane, London SW15 5PH.


The exception is Whitelands College where post should be sent to:

Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD


Here is an example of how your post should be addressed:

Your name / FCPS

University of Roehampton

Room & Block

Roehampton Lane


SW15 5PH

Be sure to read the Student Resident Handbook before you arrive.

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If you watch BBC programs on iPlayer, or watch any live TV, then you need to be covered by a TV Licence. This applies to any device you use, including a computer, laptop, mobile phone or tablet. It's the law.

If you are planning to bring your bike to University with you it must not be brought into your accommodation. There are loads of bike racks across campus. You should bring a robust lock to secure it on a bike rack.

Further information

For further information please contact: 

Accommodation Move In: ·

International Arrivals and Support: