Arriving throughout the year


Most students move into halls in September and it's best to arrive during Welcome Weekend if you can. However, don't worry if you can't, or if your course and halls contract start at a different point in the year we're happy to make alternative arrangements for you.

January arrivals

If you are an international student arriving in January 2015 you can find out more about travelling here and the University's meet and greet service through the International Office.

If you are a UK student arriving in January 2015, follow the guidelines below.

Arriving early

If you want to arrive early, please contact your Hall Manager in advance.

Please remember that if you arrive earlier than your contract date, you will need to pay for the additional days, unless you're an international or Get Ahead student.

Arriving late

If you've not arrived within 72 hours of the start of your agreement, we may have to cancel your place in halls, so if you know you're going to be arriving late, contact us to let us know.

Arriving during office hours (Derby students)

If you plan to arrive during office hours, you will need to visit the Student Housing Centre based at Nunnery Court to complete any outstanding paperwork. The Student Housing Centre is open from Monday to Thursday  9.15am until 4.30pm, 9.15am - 4.00pm on Fridays.

Arriving during office hours (Buxton students)

Just come straight to High Peak Halls in Bridge Street. The office is open from 8.00am until 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Arriving outside office hours

If you plan to arrive outside office hours, please call us in advance to let us know.

  • 01332 594111 if you're moving into halls in Derby.
  • 01298 330391 if you're moving into halls in Buxton.

If you arrive later than expected and the office at your hall is closed, please ring the Residential Assistant (RA) on the mobile number displayed on the office door. This is a 24 hour contact number and someone will then come to show you to your room.

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