One of the first issues for an incoming Trinity College student is finding somewhere to live. There are a large number of rooms available for first year undergraduate students at the University residence at Trinity Hall.
Trinity Hall is a large, friendly complex with its own Junior Common Room which organises many social activities and outings. Situated 4km from the city centre, Trinity Hall accommodates over 1,000 students in shared single or twin apartments. For further information please visit http://www.tcd.ie/accommodation/StudentsandStaff/Students/TrinityHall/
How to apply:
Applications for all Trinity College accommodation are made on line. In order to apply you must have your Trinity College Student ID number. Once you have been accepted to study at Trinity you will receive an official letter of offer which will include this number (which will take the form of 16xxxxxx). Please note that you may not apply online until you have accepted your place.
To apply, look up the following link:
Students' Union Accommodation Advisory Service
For those of you not looking for a room in Trinity Hall, the Students’ Union operate an Accommodation Advisory Service where you can find accommodation listings as well as information on how to go about signing leases and other landlord tenant information. It is located in the Students' Union Front Office in House 6 and open from Monday to Friday 9.30am - 5.00pm. It is also open Saturdays from 9.30am to 13.30pm. The service is open to students until the middle of October. As well as free internet access and accommodation listings, the service will also provide information on setting up bank accounts, getting a PPS number, your student travel card and other necessary information to help students new to Dublin orient themselves.
For more information you can contact the Students' Union Welfare Officer and the Accommodation Advisory Service team on firstname.lastname@example.org, by Twitter on @TCD_AAS or visit the website.
You can also read about renting in Dublin in the Students' Union 'Living in Dublin' guide.