Most students prefer to stay on-campus especially during first year of their studies in North Cyprus. The benefits of staying on-campus goes easy access to lecture halls that are only minutes walk away; residence halls provide the perfect opportunity to meet friends from over sixty different cultures all around the world, easy access to many restaurants across the campus, some of which are open till early hours of the morning, and indoor and outdoor sport facilities, which are present in most of the North Cypriot universities.

Residents can also conveniently participate in the activities of one or more of the many student clubs, have easy access to the library facilities of just have fun at the student centers. Travel will also be one less thing to worry about with regular shuttle services that are available in all Cypriot universities.

Despite all the advantages, some students wish to stay off-campus. For those who prefer to stay off-campus, many private dorms and rental flats are available in all major cities such as  Famagusta, Nicosia, Kyrenia and Lefke. Prices for rental flats and private dorms vary greatly depending on location and luxury of the place; however, overall, accommodation is quite affordable in North Cyprus.