Please register through eVision.

- Offers will be made from 7 October

Issues logging in after registering? Please put your email address in and select the Forgot Password link.


To start your Residential College or Uni Flats Application please select a course from the qualifications page and then click on yellow Apply Now button to create an eVision account.


This will pre-populate some of the fields with your data and save you time.


If you are an Otago Polytechnic, Foundation Studies, FOFOA student or a visiting student  please follow the registration link.

Applications open: 

  • August 1 for 2020 Academic year
  • Fixed term post graduate applications for Abbey College or UniFlats are welcome year round.

The following colleges will not be making offers via this online portal - Knox College, Salmond College, Selwyn College and St Margaret's College.  The offer status from these colleges will show as "Offered Position".  Please check your emails for instructions if your application status is this. 


Please log in with your email address and password. This may be different to your University eVision login.

  • To access an application:
    • Select "Application"
    • Select the current application for the period that you have applied for. 
  • To make an account payment if you are in a university owned and managed residence:
    • Please log in with your email address and password.
    • Select accounts on the blue information bar at the top of the webpage.

To apply for a residential college:

If you have any questions, please contact or phone 0800 80 80 98 (if you are in New Zealand) or  +64 (0)3 479 5100.  Our office hours are Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

To ensure you receive important notifications from the University of Otago, please add the University of Otago as a safe sender within your email account.  For information on how to make the University of Otago a safe sender please use this link:
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