Change of address

It is important that if you move that you update your address in myUC. This includes both your permanent address and term address.

  1. Login into myUC using your username and password.
  2. Click the down arrow beside your name and click Account Settings.
  3. Change your address by clicking on the "Change details" button.
  4. Confirm your address change by clicking on the "Save" button.

Please Note: The address must be a valid postal address.


Prior to you completing your enrolment, UC will contact you via your nominated email address as the main point of contact. This can be updated by logging into myUC, clicking the down arrow beside your name and selecting Account Settings. It is important that this is kept up to date. For advancing students, this will be your student email address.

Once you are fully enrolled, UC will use your student email address as your main point of contact. You must check this email regularly, including during holiday breaks.  

Students accomm

Hall Residents

You must give the street address of the hall of residence as follows:

Hall of Residence Postal Address
Bishop Julius Hall

90 Waimairi Road, Ilam
Christchurch 8041

College House 100 Waimairi Road, Ilam
Christchurch 8041
Dovedale c/- Accommodation Services
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
Ilam Apartments Homestead Lane
PO Box 6362
Christchurch 8442
Kirkwood Avenue Hall 7 Kirkwood Avenue
Christchurch 8140
Rochester and Rutherford Hall 77 Ilam Road, Ilam
Christchurch 8041
Sonoda Christchurch Campus  Dovedale Avenue
Private Bag 1834
Christchurch 8140
University Hall 9 Maidstone Road
Private Bag 4760
Christchurch 8140
Waimairi Village 106 Waimairi Road, Ilam
Christchurch 8041
Waitakiri Village 541 Innes Road
Christchurch 8052


The information included in this website is meant to be a general guide to the enrolment process. Full information on UC’s General Regulations and Policies can be found in the UC Regulations website. Information about UC Privacy commitment is available from Privacy Statements and Student Declaration.