BY TYPE - On-Campus Accommodation

Accommodation BY TYPE - On-Campus Accommodation

On-campus means living in student colleges and halls located on the University grounds.


JCU’s Townsville campus has seven on-campus Colleges and Halls offering accommodation for around 1,250 students.

View map of Townsville Colleges and Halls.

To apply for on-campus housing in Townsville, go to the Housing Portal or click on the image below.

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Once you have submitted your application online, you will receive a confirmation email containing your ID number and password. Your application is now ‘active’. Use your ID number and password to access your application to edit or complete it.

NOTE : The JCU Accommodation Service facilitates the on-campus accommodation applications. Once your application is complete and has been sent to the Colleges/Halls, they handle your application. Please contact the Colleges/Halls directly from this stage.

More information on the application process, including advice on how to strengthen your application, can be found in FAQs.


JCU’s Cairns campus does not have accommodation on the University grounds.

However, JCU has teamed with two preferred providers who offer quality accommodation within 400 metres of the University: Cairns Student Lodge and The Beaches Luxury Apartments.


JCU’s Singapore campus does not have accommodation on the University grounds.

Students have the choice of off-campus hostels or apartments, which can be arranged via the JCU Singapore campus accommodation service.

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