How do I book a room with University Apartments?

To reserve your apartment with University Apartments you need to:

  • Complete the application through the University of Melbourne online portal.
  • Apply to study or currently be studying a full-time equivalent degree with the University of Melbourne; and
  • Accept your accommodation offer within 48 hours of receiving it.

Do I need to organise my own Contents Insurance?

Yes, contents insurance is not provided by University Apartments so tenants are encouraged to get their own policy.

What are the costs associated with an early termination of my lease?

Generally, you will be required to pay rent up till the expiry of your agreement or the day the room is relet. Refer to your contract and the resident’s handbook for further information.

Are there any car park spaces or bicycle storage available?

There are no car park spaces provided at University Apartments. The University provides car park spaces at a fee and during specific hours. For more information visit this page.

Bicycle storage is provided at University Apartments on every level.

What is included in my rent?

Electricity, water and Wi-Fi internet are included in the rent.

Is there a cost for an extra guest to stay over?

Guests are allowed to stay over at University Apartments for a maximum of 3 consecutive nights at a time without charge on existing bedding. This requires management approval in advance.

What about airport transfers for international students?

Are you an international student and would like a FREE transfer from the Melbourne International Airport to University Apartments?

Good news is that when you first arrive in Melbourne as an international student of University of Melbourne you can arrange for a transfer from the airport to take you to your accommodation. To find out more please visit this page. 

Where can I find resources to manage my health and wellbeing?

UniLodge has listed a number of resources on our Student Health and Wellbeing page.

What do I do if I, or my family need somewhere to stay prior to checking into UniLodge?

If you or your family need somewhere to stay for a couple of nights to a week, or rest your head after coming in from a late-night flight then why not book at Essence Hotel Carlton. Offering comfortable rooms that give you the freedom to relax in a place away from home.

Further Resident Information

The Resident Handbook is designed to help you to get to know the building and familiarise yourself with your rights and responsibilities as a resident. We hope that this Handbook will prove useful to you in answering any questions you have, and in assisting you with the most common concerns that you may have.