How do I apply for residence at NWU?

All students – prospective and current students need to apply annually at the Residence Administration Office, Building 14K Room no. G01 & G04 yearly.  An administration fee of R500.00 deposit for prospective students must be paid.

Prospective students must have been informed by the Academic Administration Department that they are accepted and a student number (i.e. 12815691) must be issued.

Please note: First time applications for Post Graduate and Senior students need to pay a R380-00 application fee. If you are currently residing in a residence there is NO application fee to be paid. 

How to apply for student accommodation

  • Obtain a residence application form from the Residence Administration Office and submit the form on or before the dates supplied by the Residence Administration Office.
  • Residence admission, depending on the availability of space, is only possible upon successful academic acceptance as set out in the placement procedure.
  • Successful applicants will be notified and late applications will be placed on a waiting list.
  • Students must apply yearly for residence accommodation.

Mahikeng Campus

Potchefstroom Campus

Vanderbijlpark Campus

Forms can also be downloaded (PDF Format) 

  • First year’s application form 2021
  • Snr Students Application forms 2021
  • Postgraduate application form 2021

All required documentation must be attached before application forms will be considered for final residence placement. 

For residence inquiries and applications only, contact – Karin Venter / 016 910 3308

Rules and Regulation Booklet – June 2021 (PDF Format)

Rules and Regulation Booklet – reviewed version