Arrival procedures, including check-in and key collection.

This information may be subject to change; you are advised to check this page for the latest news just before setting out for Edinburgh.

If you have accepted your contract offer of University accommodation and paid in full, you will be able to move directly in to your allocated accommodation and should follow key collection procedures below.

Key Collection and Arrival

On arrival in Edinburgh, please go directly to the Site Office noted in the table below to collect the keys for your flat, before going to your accommodation. 

Staff will be available from 10:00 - 22:00 on site on Sundays 2nd July, 23rd July and 13th August to welcome you.

Allocated Accommodation

Site Office (including Edinburgh post code)

Site email address for late arrivals

Deaconess House

142/01 Pleasance, EH8 9RR

East Newington Place

38/6 South Clerk Street, EH8 9PS

South Clerk Street

38/6 South Clerk Street, EH8 9PS

South College Street

5 South College Street, EH8 9BE

Nicolson Street

5 Nicolson Street, EH8 9BE

If you are going to arrive after 22:00 (10pm) please contact us in advance on the relevant Site email address above so we can make arrangements for access. If you are unexpectedly delayed, please go to our main Reception Centre at Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY; our Security Team will arrange access to your accommodation on a temporary basis.

If arriving on or after the Monday start date of your course, you should go directly to class at Moray House. Access to your accommodation can then be gained between 18:00 and 19:00 (6.00pm and 7.00pm) at the relevant Site Office above, where staff will be able to assist you.