University of Benin provides accommodation for fresh and returning students; especially those from other States, to enable them carry out their academic pursuit. The University has two categories of hostels in both campuses (Ugbowo and Ekehuan). They are:
- Undergraduate hostels
- Postgraduate hostels
Accommodation is done on-line with the help of CRPU reduce the stress of students (both undergraduate and postgraduate) queuing to pay for their maintenance charges.