Accommodation

Accommodation at Paris-Saclay

Université Paris-Saclay and its different institutions are located to the south of Paris. Depending on your department, the location of your classes may be:

Le Kremlin-Bicêtre - Sceaux - Châtenay-Malabry - Orsay - Bures sur Yvette - Cachan - Evry - Versailles - Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines - Vélizy-Villacoublay

They are all served by RER lines B, C or D, and are about 30-50 minutes from Paris.

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Student accommodation

The CROUS Versailles is the reference partner for Université Paris-Saclay and higher education in general. CROUS accommodation is available on each Université Paris-Saclay campus and is within the vicinity of associated schools and universities.

Aimed at grant-holding (such as the CROUS grant) and non-grant holding students, the accommodation available is among the cheapest in the market and can be requested via the GUPS (Guichet Unique Paris-Saclay), the DSE (Dossier Social Etudiant) or on the accommodation's website.

Students can find low-cost rooms as well as studio, one-room, and two-room flats.

Most residences for Université Paris-Saclay are offered by CROUS de Versailles, but on some campuses there are also residences offered by CROUS de Créteil and CROUS de Paris.

In order to guarantee and comply with health regulations in force, Crous accommodation facilities have been adapted:

  • Wearing a mask is compulsory (you must bring it with you)
  • Bring a pen
  • There is a gel dispenser on site
  • Those accompanying the student will have to wait outside the residence (within the limit of one accompanying person per student)
  • Please arrive no earlier than 10 minutes maximum before your appointment

 
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Link: https://www.crous-versailles.fr/

The 'guichet unique', (accommodation portal), run by the CROUS Versailles, brings together all accommodation offers from the various providers who have one or more student residences on or near the Plateau de Saclay.

ECLA-Campus is a student accommodation in Massy. The residence provides short and long stay accommodation for students and young professionals.

  • There are 1,200 beds

  • Minimum stays of 4 or 30 days

  • €380/month for dormitories and €770/month for a studio - Eligible for ALS (housing benefit)

Website: https://www.ecla-campus.com/fr/

 

Student accommodation associations

HEBERJEUNES : This association, located on the Orsay campus (Building. 311), can also help you find accommodation in the South of Paris region.

Open Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 to 6pm and Friday from 9am to 12pm

Tel: +33 (0)1 69 15 65 44 / 52 52 /  heberjeunes.asso@u-psud.fr

More information on the Héberjeunes website

SCIENCE ACCUEIL : for researchers, lecturers, technicians, executives or PhD students who wish to spend time in a research or higher education establishment or in a company on the Plateau de Saclay and its surroundings
18 mail Pierre Potier  - 91190 Gif-sur-Yvette (open Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 5pm).
Website: http://www.science-accueil.org

Tel: +33 (0)1 70 26 41 40 78 / housing@science-accueil.org

Logo Clarté Dieu

La Clarté Dieu is an association and a hostel in Orsay, open to students who want temporary or short-stay accommodation.

  • 10 - 30 day stays

  • Orsay campus

  • €21.50/night + breakfast & €41/night + half board

For more information

Accommodation platforms

Studapart is an internet platform that lists various student residences. This Université partner platform allows students to find the right accommodation according to their campus and price of rent.

The accommodation on offer is wide-ranging and is provided by different operators, located both on and around Université Paris-Saclay's campuses.

Link: https://www.studapart.com/fr

From application to booking, everything is done on the platform. To start, click on "Renter account" and register with your login and password provided by the school or with your personal email.

You don't have a guarantor living in France?

Studapart will act as your guarantor for the entire duration of your tenancy.

Lokaviz is a CROUS portal for renting rooms and studios in private homes throughout France.

For more information

Roomlala is an online platform for rooms and studios in private homes in France and the Ile-de-France region. Housing is affordable and home insurance is included.

  • Length of stay varies according to the advertisements (1 night to 3 years)
  • All Université campuses may use the announcements
  • Approx. €420/month and includes free home insurance

Link: https://fr-fr.roomlala.com/

Studélites is a housing company providing student accommodation in the Ile-de-France and elsewhere in France.
9 residences

  • 1-month short stays are possible

  • Cities of Paris, Sceaux, Cachan and Le Kremlin-Bicêtre

  • €500 to €850/month for a studio - Eligible for APL (housing benefit)

More information

Logo Studefi

Studefi is a student and social housing company belonging to the CDC Habitat group, offering low-cost, fully furnished accommodation.
8 residences (25 in Ile-de-France)

  • Short stays of 6 months are possible

  • For the cities of Orsay, Massy, Châtillon, Boulogne Billancourt, Paris, Montigny-le-Bretonneux et La Verrières

  • Approx. €480/month for 1 studio - Eligible for APL (housing benefit)

More information

Accommodation in exchange for services or intergenerational accommodation

The ensemble2générations association brings together students aged 18 to 28 who are looking for accommodation with senior citizens, who can provide them with a room.

There are 3 possible arrangements, depending on the expectations of the seniors and the availability of the students:

  • free accommodation in exchange for regular presence in the evening and at night (4 evenings + 2 spare weekends/month)

  • low-cost housing with a contribution to expenses, and mutual support

  • accommodation with solidarity rent in exchange for friendship and voluntary services (housing benefit possible)

Ile de France and other regions of France network: 

  www.ensemble2generations.fr

Cohomly connects students who want free or inexpensive accommodation with families who want financial or human support.

  • The length of the stay varies according to the advertisement

  • All Université campuses may use the announcements

  • €9.99/month to subscribe to the platform (+ contribution to accommodation and reception charges for <€100/month depending on the owner)

Link: https://cohomly.com/

The Le Pari Solidaire association brings together students and seniors for intergenerational housing. In exchange for a certain amount of time spent with the senior citizen, students will be provided with free or low-cost accommodation.

  • The length of the stay varies according to the advertisement

  • All Université campuses may use the announcements

  • Free or €300/month depending on the arrangement + €250 to €350/year membership fee

For more information

Services to help find accommodation

- Visale, the Student Rental Deposit, is a state guarantee allowing students with an income but no personal guarantor to get housing more easily: https://www.actionlogement.fr/la-garantie-visale

-  The LOCA-PASS security deposit is a refundable free deposit to cover rent and service charges, given to the landlord upon the tenant's entry into the premises. https://www.actionlogement.fr/la-garantie-loca-pass

- The Allocation Logement à caractère Social (ALS, a type of housing benefit), is for all students. It is calculated according to your financial resources.

- The Aide Personnalisée au Logement (APL, another type of housing benefit), is for students living in accommodation for which an agreement has been signed between the landlord and the CAF. HLM social housing is included in this. The APL is calculated based on family financial resources and the price of your rent. The amount is then deducted from the rent and paid to the landlord or the tenant. Find out more from the Caisse d'Allocation Familiale (benefits office) in the département where you live: http://www.caf.fr

Contacts

Your contact, depending on your institution :