Room swap/change

The process around changing your room is Goldsmiths managed accommodation.

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Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our ability to carry out all room move requests may be limited.

If you are thinking of changing rooms then the first thing you need to do is fill out a Room change request (Word) and send it to Accommodation Services. We will then advise you on the process and the next steps.

Depending on your reasons for your request to change rooms, Accommodation Services may invite you to go and speak to them and see if there is anything they can do to improve your experience and help you remain in your room, if appropriate. For example, if you would prefer to move to a different room type because of a cost implication, then the finance team may be able to point you in the direction of particular funds or bursaries that you could apply for to help with the cost of accommodation.

If you find you have not settled into your room as well as you had hoped the Campus Support Officers and Halls Liaison Officer are at hand to help integrate you into the social side of living in student accommodation.

How the process works

If, after you have spoken to Accommodation Services, you would still like to be considered for a room change, Accommodation Services will then look into the possibility of either matching you with another student looking to move rooms or moving you to a preferred location within their stock of rooms.

Please note that appropriate rooms are not always available at the point of application and your application may initially be added to a waiting list. Whilst Accommodation Services will always do their best to support students requesting to move rooms, by filling in and submitting the form there is no guarantee that Accommodation Services will be able to facilitate a room change.

If Accommodation Services can offer you a move to an alternative room, then a viewing will be organised (where possible), and if you would like to proceed, a new offer will be sent to you, which you will need to accept online. Room contracts vary in length and it is your responsibility to check the dates in your agreement before accepting the new offer of accommodation.