Student housing

Housing UiT

Housing Department

The Housing Department is part of the Arctic Student Welfare Organisation of Norway (Samskipnaden), which offers rental of rooms to students at UiT The Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø, Alta, Narvik, Hammerfest, Harstad and Longyearbyen.


  • 1 NOV (spring intake)
  • 1 JUNE (autumn intake)

  • Apply for accommodation through the online application system, MyPage.
  • Student housing will be reserved upon request only.
  • Student housing is usually allocated in late July for Autumn intake and November for Spring intake.
  • ONLY Non-EU/EEA students: your housing guarantee is in the Letter for Visa Purposes OR Confirmation of Housing Guarantee.
  • You will receive an automated reply by e-mail confirming the receipt of your application when you have applied for housing
  • During your first week at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, you are required to pay a deposit of NOK 5,000.
  • NB! Remember to cancel your application if you decided not to come.
1. Click on “Log in” and register as a "New user" at MyPage
2. Create a username (your e-mail address) and password and register your personal details
3. Please fill in your telephone number with the two pre-digits 00 + country code + telephone number
               o "Your educational establishment" is listed in Norwegian only. You should choose UiT The Arctic University of Norway and one of the faculties.
  • HSL-fak = Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education
  • JUR-fak = Faculty of Law
  • NT-fak = Faculty of Science and Technology
  • IVT-fak = Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology (Narvik)
  • HELSE-fak = Faculty of Health Sciences
  • BFE-fak = Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics
  • KUNST-fak = Faculty of Fine Arts
  • ITS-fak = Faculty of Sports, Tourism and Social Work (Alta)
4. You will now receive a username and password to log into MyPage
5. The next step is to go back to MyPage. Start your application with "Apply for accommodation", choose: "single", "couple" or "family" and add the desired accommodation.
The student housing will generally be assigned to you in late July, including the tenancy agreement.
The agreement should be
  • signed by bank ID or
  • printed, signed, scanned and returned by e-mail to the Housing Department
The address and starting date of the tenancy are clearly stated in the tenancy agreement.
NB! Please note that the student housing will be reserved for you from the beginning of the month, i.e. August (autumn intake) or January (spring intake), regardless of your arrival date. You are responsible for paying rent for the whole month.
If you choose to decline your offer of housing from The Arctic Student Welfare Organisation of Norway, please notify the Housing Department immediately by:
  • fax or
  • e-mail.
This way other international students will get the chance to rent an affordable room. The contact details are on the right-hand side of this page.
  • Due to the large number of students arriving each semester, The Arctic Student Welfare Organisation of Norway cannot guarantee to meet all wishes regarding the location of your student housing. Students who move into student housing cannot be guaranteed to change accommodation due to long waiting lists.

  • The student housing is equipped with basic furniture and studio apartments (bedsits) share some common facilities: kitchen, bathrooms, toilets, storage rooms and laundry. 

  • The Arctic Student Organisation of Norway provides major appliances/furniture in the kitchen: refrigerator, electric stove, dining table, chairs, etc.

  • Students should supply their own kitchen utensils and duvet, pillow, bed linen (sheets and pillow cases). Please be advised that all shops are closed in Norway on Sundays.
Housing Department - Campus Tromsø
Teorifagsbygget hus 2, 3rd Floor
Universitetsveien 29
Tel.: +47 77 64 90 30


Opening hours:
Monday to Friday:               08.00-15.00
Housing Department - Campus Alta/Hammerfest

Follumsvei 4, Nyland inngang F
Tel.: +47 78 45 05 25


Opening hours:
Mon, Tue and Thu:      09.30 - 14.00
Wednesday:                 09.30 - 15.00
Friday:                          09.30 - 12.00

Housing Department - Campus Narvik


Tel.: +47 76 96 20 00
Opening hours:
Monday – Friday:  08.00 - 15.30
Housing Department - Svalbard
+47 79 02 33 25  (09:00-11:30)

+47 952 94 323   (09:00-14:45)

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday:  09.00 - 11.30
Housing Department - Campus Harstad

Havnegata 9, 9405 Harstad
Tel.: +47 77 05 81 50


Opening hours:
Monday-Thursday:   09.00 - 15.00
Friday:                      09.00 - 14.00

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Last changed: 03.05.2017 12.23
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