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Maynooth Studentpad is a site where Maynooth University and St. Patrick's College Maynooth students can search for private sector accommodation. Please read the information below before proceeding further.


Update:  Continuing (Current) Students who will require accommodation for the Academic Year 2020-21

Adverts are available to view currently and until 04th September 2020

Advertisements for accommodation in the community for Current Students for the Academic Year 2020-21 will be available to view from 17th August 2020.

We would strongly recommend students have a discussion with any potential accommodation provider to ensure there is a clear and mutual understanding of the strucutre of the academic year and what your accommodation needs are.


Prospective/New Students - (2020-21) - Account Information


Prospective/New Students must read the information on the Homefinder Service website as how and when you get access varies by category of student. There is also information which will help with your search for accommodation via this link.

Prospective Students applying for through CAO for an offer of an academic place at Maynooth for the year 2020-21. All students receiving an offer through CAO will be contacted automatically by email by us, on 11th September (between 4.00pm and 5.00pm) following the issuing of the CAO round 1 offers. The email will contain important information.

1) This email communication will be sent to the email address used in your CAO application. Please ensure you have access to this mailbox.

2) The email will provide you with credentials to access the online listings and offer you advice and information to help you get the best from your search for accommodation in the community.

3) Adverts for accommodation for incoming first year students will be available to view from Monday 14th September 2020.

4) Please do not create an account in advance as all attempts will be removed.

Current Students - Accounts Information

Current students can only use their Maynooth University or St. Patrick's College Maynooth email address ( or to create an account. Please ensure that you enter your correct student email address as emails can only be sent to a valid student email account. Any current student registering with an email address other than their valid Maynooth University email address will not have their account activated.

If you do not know or cannot remember your student email address then you can contact the Computer Centre Help Desk. Maynooth Studentpad will automatically send you an email asking you to activate your account within 10 minutes, once you have used a valid student email account

The following links will help you with options and resources available to you if you need to begin your search immediately.

Helpful Information

User Guides/Helpful Information: On our website we have user guides on how to use this software and information available on options and resources which are available to you for your search for accommodation.

Contact Us: You can email us at with any questions or queries.

Troubleshooting/Password Issues: This link will assist if you encounter difficulty with this software.