Applying for student accommodation with us is simple

University accommodation is primarily reserved for new students on a 48-week contract, so that we can support you during your transition into university life.

The availability at Central Courtyard is limited, so not all new applicants will receive an offer of accommodation.

All 2024 contracts have now sold out, however you can join the waiting list by following the application process below.


The eligibility criteria for new applicants at Central Courtyard accommodation is as follows, in priority order:

  1. You are new to the University and in your first year of an undergraduate or foundation course
  2. You have been accepted on a scholarship approved by the University
  3. All other Macquarie students.

Note: We do not assign rooms based on the date you apply.

Application process

The process should only take you 10 minutes.

  1. View the available room types and choose your preferences.
  2. Register for access to our Accommodation Portal.
  3. Select your term session and submit your application.