The University of Otago has 15 residential colleges located within a short distance of the campus.

Official University of Otago residential colleges

The main services offered at all colleges include:

  • Fully heated rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Three meals a day, seven days a week
  • Tutorials and study spaces
  • Cultural and sporting events throughout the year
  • Recreational facilities
  • Within a 15–20 minute walk of the University campus

Experienced live-in college leaders, professional staff, and senior students support new students.

Options for students with disabilities:

The University of Otago is committed to assisting students with disabilities. The residential colleges provide a range of provisions for students with disabilities. When making an application for accommodation it is very important that you advise us of your needs.

Accommodation information for students with disabilities

Screenshots of the application process are available in Te Puna Undergraduate Accommodation Application Process (PDF 650KB)