What is campus accommodation?
Campus accommodation refers to housing options provided by the university within its premises for students attending the institution. Campus accommodation can come in several variations - dormitories, apartments, or shared housing units.
What is the difference between off-campus accommodation and on-campus accommodation?
Off-campus accommodation refers to housing options that are not situated within the university’s premises. These can include privately rented apartments, houses, or shared accommodations outside the campus area.
On-campus accommodation is housing provided by the university within its campus boundaries. This allows students to stay closer to the university facilities and campus amenities.
Is it better to be on campus or off-campus?
The choice between on-campus and off-campus accommodation depends on the student’s preferences, circumstances, and priorities. For instance, lifestyle choices, budget and personal comfort. Benefits of on-campus housing include:
- Proximity to academic buildings
- Access to university resources
- A sense of community with other students who are staying on campus.
- Convenience and easy access to campus activities.
Off-campus accommodation may offer:
- More independence
- Varied housing options
- Opportunities to experience living outside the university environment.
What type of campus accommodation options are available at UNM?
Our university offers various types of accommodation to cater to different preferences and budgets, including
- Single rooms
- Twin shared rooms
- Four shared rooms
How to apply for campus accommodation at UNM?
Are meal plans available for students staying at UNM’s campus accommodation?
There are no meal plan available. However, light cooking is allowes at the designated pantry areas, and there 24-hour on-campus F&B outlets, meaning that students will not have any difficulty when it comes to meals.
Is on-campus accommodation guaranteed for all students?
While UNM strives to accommodate as many students as possible, on-campus housing availability might be limited. It is advisable to apply for accommodation early to secure a place in your preferred residence.
What are the costs associated with campus accommodation?
Accommodation fees vary depending on the type of room chosen. Please refer to the breakdown of monthly room rates above.
Are there specific rules and regulations for on-campus accommodation residents?
Yes, there are guidelines and rules in place to ensure a safe and conducive living environment for all residents. For instance, these may include guest policies and noise regulations. For more information, please refer to our Accommodation Handbook
Can international students apply for on-campus accommodation?
Yes, international students are encouraged to apply for on-campus accommodation. We aim to provide a diverse and inclusive living environment that caters to students from various backgrounds.