- Booking deposit will be converted into refundable security deposit, If/When the applicant becomes a tenant.
- In the event of cancellation due to unsuccessful application for a place in DCU booking deposit will be refund less 10% administrative cost OR We are unable to provide you a place in Shanowen Hall a full refund will be made.
- If the application is successful and you get accommodation at Shanowen Hall your Booking deposit will become security deposit which will be refundable at the end of academic year subject to your apartment/room being in the condition that you received it.
How do I apply?
You must complete your application online. If you are successful in securing a room, we will contract you with 5 working days to make the arrangement for deposit payment, we will then issue you with a licence to reside by the end of July which you must sign and return along with 2 passport sized photographs. The rent should be paid via bank transfer to the bank account details found on your license to reside. Your booking will only be secured once we have the Application form and the booking deposit of €400 which is non-refundable. Management reserves the right to refuse admission.
How do I know if I have a room?
Once we have received your completed application form and your booking deposit you will receive a message confirming receipt of same. We will then advise you whether you have been successful or unsuccessful within 7 working days. If you have been unsuccessful your deposit will be refunded to you immediately. If you have been successful we will email you with further details.
Do I have to share a bathroom and bedroom with other people?
All bedrooms have an ensuite bathroom and all bedrooms are single.
Do I have to share a kitchen with other people?
You will share the kitchen and living room with your flatmates.
Can I live with my friends?
Yes, if you have any additional requests you must fill these out on your Application form and we will endeavor to meet these needs. However, this is not always possible.
Is there much storage in the bedrooms?
Yes, there is a large wardrobe and some storage above and below your study desk.
What about internet connection?
You will be provided with a wifi connection up to 100Mbps.
If I apply and cancel my booking at a later date will I get my money back?
No, If you are offered a room and you wish to cancel your room your booking deposit is non-refundable. Subject to terms and conditions.
How do I wash my clothes in Shanowen?
There is an onsite laundry room with washers and dryers. A wash is €3 and the dryer costs €3 also.
What can I expect to find in the apartments?
You will find an inventory sheet in the Applications section of this website which lists all of the contents in the apartments.
Are the rooms insured?
Contents and personal belongings are not insured in the complex. We recommend that residents look into this themselves or insure belongings under their home insurance.
Will I be living in an apartment with mixed gender?
Yes, you may. If you have any specific requirements in relation to this you must make it very clear when you are applying and on your application form.
Are TV sets supplied?
TVs are not supplied but you will have access to 15 channels on site. Please note that it is the responsibility of the TV set owner to provide a TV license for each TV set.