The following are some of the most common enquires we receive regarding our on Campus accommodation.
Applications for 2021-2022 open in March 2021 and bookings can be made by following the link https://www.wit.ie/current_students/student-accommodation/accommodation-how-to-book-a-room
You will need your deposit payment, details of your course & some personal information i.e home address, date of birth etc.
- The deposit is €300.
- If you wish to cancel your application for accommodation with WIT Campus Accommodation you must complete our online Cancellation Form:
- Cancellations made on or before 3 days after 1st Round CAO offers will receive their deposit back less a €100 administration fee.Cancellations made after this date will forfeit their entire deposit.
- You must also pay a deposit to join our waiting list if all rooms are full. Please contact our office to make this payment.
The WIT Campus accommodation team can assist you with making a choice but where you live is a personal decision. City Campus is located close to College street campus, but with a free bus service each morning and evening, getting to the Cork road campus couldn't be simpler. If you hope to work during your time at WIT, City Campus is located close to the city centre.
There is a limited number of spaces available for students to stay for semester 1 only or semester 2 only. Students requesting this must e-mail [email protected] before submitting an online application. Due to high demand early booking is highly recommended. Payments for each semester must be received in full
For Semester 1 this period of occupancy is from 1 September 2021 – December 2021
For Semester 2 this period of occupancy is from January 2022 – May 2022.
The earliest check-in date for the Academic Year 2021/2022 is Wednesday, September 1st 2021. However, if you need to check in earlier than this date please email us your request at [email protected]
A keycard can only be issued if payment is received. As per our Terms & Conditions there are two payment options 1). Full Payment of the Licence Fee plus utilities - this option will entitle you to a discount of €50 or 2). Payment of 55% of the Licence Fee plus utilities.
Your keys can be collected from City Campus reception upon arrival. College Campus keys must also be collected at City Campus. The address of City Campus is WIT City Campus, Cork Road, Waterford, X91 X365.
WIT Campus Accommodation apartments consist of 3, 4 and 5 bedroom apartments. We endeavour to put first year students together similar to putting second, third and fourth year students together. We try to maintain a good gender balance within our apartment, should this be your preference. However if you know of another person who may be booking Campus Accommodation also we will endeavor facilitate if you wish to share the one apartment.
There is plenty of WIT Campus accommodation available but in order to get exactly what you want, you should make your reservation as early as possible.
You can choose either Option 1,2 or 3 as outlined below;
Full Payment in advance
Discount of €50 applies to all accounts paid in full on or before the first day of licence period
Payments in Instalments:
- 55% on or before the first day of the licence agreement
- 25% on or before Friday, November 5th 2021
- 20% on or before Friday, 28th January 2022
Students have the option to stay for Semester 1 only or to stay for Semester 2 only
Payments for each Semester much be received in full
You can make payment through your student portal or alternatively by making payment over the phone by Visa Debit, Visa, Visa Credit, MasterCard etc. or by calling us on 051 306100 or 087 2904612.
Please see other alternative payment methods below;
If you are organising payment by Bank Transfer, Postal Order or Cheque, please ensure to make payable to DCS Campus Accommodation.
Should you wish to pay by Direct Debit, please see back details below.
Our Account details are as follows:
Account Name: WIT DCS Accommodation
Account Address: AIB, Lisduggan, Waterford
Sort Code: 934119
Account Number: 19673696
* Please reference your FULL NAME when making the payment.
Your rent covers your occupancy of the property from September to when you finish your exams in May.
Utility charge - €400 which covers refuse (€125), Wi-Fi (€125) and a portion of electricity (€150). This must be paid prior to check in. This covers the cost of weekly refuse removal and Wi-Fi. There is an allowance of €150 for electricity which will be added to a pre pay meter installed in the apartment. Each apartment is metered separately for electricity and the tenants are liable for all electricity used in equal shares after they use their initial allowance. The electricity is supplied by Pinergy and is a pre-pay system. No electricity bills will be issued.
All students are responsible for their individual apartments for having a TV licence.
Car Park - €220. This payment is for the year. Must be paid in full upon arrival.
You will require crockery, cutlery, glassware and cooking utensils, bed linen, duvet, pillow, towels, and tea towels.
Your bedroom has a bed, desk, chair, bookshelves and wardrobe. We provide each bed with a mattress protector.
You can call City Campus reception on 051 306100 or 087 2904612 and we can take and pass on a message to a resident.
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A launderette is located in both College Fields and City Campus, both are staffed by housekeepers. The laundry in College Fields is located on the bottom floor of Suir House. In City Campus it's located just off reception. A 5kg bag costs €8 and a 10kg bag is €15 for wash, dry and fold.
No smoking is not permitted in any of the accommodation units or common areas. If a resident is found to be smoking within any of these areas a fine will be imposed.
The college is located on the Cork Road in Waterford City. The City centre is about 10 minutes by bus/taxi. It would take approx 30 minutes to walk and this is not advisable by night.
Unfortunately, given the high demand for on-campus accommodation, you will forfeit your deposit should you wish to cancel your booking with us. Furthermore you will be liable for all rent owing if you have a contract signed.
Insurance for personal items such as PCs, laptops, stereos and other personal belongings are not covered.
Once you have paid your cancellation / security deposit you will not have to do anything until the 1st round of CAO offers are released on September 7th 2021.
After you receive your 1st Round CAO Offer you will have almost three days to decide if you wish to still avail of WIT Campus Accommodation and if not then you will be asked to fill out an online cancellation form: . Please note that if you cancel on or before 12pm on September 10th 2021, which is 3 days after the CAO Round 1 Offers then you will be entitled to a refund of your deposit paid less a €100 administration fee. If you cancel after this date and time then you will forfeit your entire deposit. After all cancellations are received and processed, we will issue our formal offers of accommodation by email. We expect that the first round of Accommodation Offers will be sent out in the afternoon of Friday September 10th 2021.
If you receive a formal offer by email you must respond by completing the online acceptance form within a specified time period (this time period will be outlined within the email) stating whether you are going to accept or decline the offer.
Please Note; Should you receive an offer and decide to decline you will forfeit your full deposit.
If you choose to accept your offer, we will send a further email detailing the next steps in the process that you will need to follow prior to your arrival.’
Online application for the academic year will open in March 2021. If you are an early booking and have paid your deposit, you will be guaranteed a room for September. This will be the case up until we become fully occupied. At this point, all further applicants will be added to the waiting list in order of application date. If all rooms are booked up then you will be unable to make payment of the €300 deposit online and will need to contact our office to make this payment and join our official waiting list. Once cancellations come in after CAO offers are released and students know where they are going, students on our waiting list will be offered rooms with those who applied (and paid the deposit) earliest receiving first preference.
**We operate on a first come first served basis and not a lottery system