Do your research before you apply
Once you’ve had a good look around our website, checked out our entry in the University of Otago prospectus, and possibly even pay us a visit.
Tours of Cumberland College can be arranged by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Reception on 03 479 5570
Applying to live at Cumberland
To apply for Cumberland fill out the online application for University of Otago Residential Colleges. Don’t forget to select Cumberland College as your preferred choice.
When to apply
Applications for full year accommodation at Cumberland are accepted from 1 August each year and it is a good idea to have this completed by 30 September. You can apply through the University of Otago Student Accommodation Centre
Selection of students
Cumberland does not place limitations on the number of applicants accepted from any particular school or institution.
Selections are made based on the information applicants provide in their application. Decisions on entry into Cumberland are made by the Head of College in early October.
Contact the Accommodation Office for more information
The Accommodation Office
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Tel 64 3 479 8950
Fax 64 3 479 8249