Accommodation - Intensive School

Want to live and stay with us on-campus during your Intensive School block? You're not alone.

Our advice is to get in early. Staying on-campus is a popular option for Intensive School students and rooms often fill up ahead of time.


You can book a room on campus for your intensive school via our accommodation portal. Explore our available rooms, then use the application link found on the room's details page to start your booking.

Answers to common questions

You can book a room on campus for your intensive school via our accommodation portal. We encourage you to book as early as possible to ensure your needs are met, as accommodation options are limited.

First up, register with Accessibility and Inclusion support services so we can work with you to support your study in all aspects of your University experience.

When completing the accommodation booking form, please list your accommodation support needs. Ensure that you include information such as:

  • wheelchair access
  • carer attendance
  • physical access and room location.

Res Life can not guarantee you the same room each stay. Room allocation is based on a priority of need; they will, however, try their best to accommodate your needs.

Carers and assistance dogs

Your carer or assistance dog can stay with you, and there will be no charge, provided you:

Financial support

You may be eligible for the Intensive School Equity Grant that provides financial assistance to help cover the cost of staying on or near the campus for compulsory Intensive Schools.

Please be aware, we have a limited capacity to accommodate families due to the single study/bedroom style accommodation available.

Bathurst Campus Students who wish to make a Family Booking at the Bathurst campus are advised to contact the motel located on-campus, Email Centre for Professional Development (

Wagga Wagga Campus All accommodation provided is of a single study/bedroom style. Students who wish to bring their partner and/or children are required to book individual rooms for each member of the age of 13 and over. Children aged 12 and under may be accommodated in a fold out bed or cot in the same room as a parent. No extra cost will be charged for accommodating a child with a parent in the same room.

You must also complete the booking form for each individual room required, you are asked to submit an online enquiry to Student Central including your name, student ID number, number of people, ages of children (12 and under), dates for the nights you require accommodation and the campus you will be staying. For children under 12, please also indicate if a fold out bed or cot and linen will be required.

During your stay

Everything you need to know about short stay room bookings from what to bring and what to do if you get locked out.

Thinking of staying off-campus?

We understand that our on-campus accommodation might not suit everyone. Although Charles Sturt University can't assist you with finding off-campus accommodation, there are many short-term rental accommodation options for you in each city. You could start by browsing well known hosting sites such as:

Or you can browse our off-campus accommodation listings.

Charles Sturt University does not endorse or claim responsibility for any accommodation not provided by the university.