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Accommodation and Facilities

The ideal base for your Cambridge adventure

Becoming an undergraduate at Corpus opens the door to a huge range of amenities. Most of our accommodation is central, and we offer fantastic athletics facilities and playing fields just a 15 minute walk away at our Leckhampton campus.

All you need for work and play

Scholars from across the globe flock to our Parker Library with its famed collection of medieval manuscripts. Together with the award-winning undergraduate Taylor Library, it forms a central aspect of academic life here. Away from the books, Corpus has a rich tradition in choral music and is one of the only Cambridge colleges lucky enough to have its own theatre, the Corpus Playroom.

Live somewhere truly special

At Corpus, you’re guaranteed accommodation for the whole of your undergraduate studies. And whatever your taste or budget, we have somewhere to suit.

Fancy waking up in historic 14th century surroundings? Make our magnificent Old Court your new home. Alternatively choose a view over the rich green lawn of New Court, or opt for rooms in the modern Beldam Building next to a legendary Cambridge pub, The Eagle. You can see some of the accommodation we have for offer on our 360 degree virtual tour.

Make yourself at home

We usually group first-year students together on the main College site or very close by, so it’s easy to get to know others at the same stage in their studies as you.

All student rooms are single, furnished with a bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, desk, lamp and an easy chair or sofa. We provide pillows, duvets and mattress covers; you bring bed linen and towels. Some rooms are ensuite and most have a washbasin with shared bath/shower nearby.

Flexible affordable living space

Corpus offers two types of licence: a 30-week short licence (use during term-time only) and a 39-week extended licence (continual use from end September to end June). Find out more about accommodation costs on our Fees and Finances page.

When we offer you a place at Corpus we’ll ask what kind of accommodation you’d like. That way we can allocate a room to suit. In years 2,3 and 4 room allocation is run by students through the JCR room ballot, ensuring that you get a fair chance to live in the rooms that you like best.

All college rooms are connected to the University Computing Network via an Ethernet cable or wifi connection. You’ll find printing facilities in the undergraduate Taylor library and we offer excellent IT support in College if you ever need a hand.