Accommodation has always been an acute problem for the students who come from outside Lahore. Government College University has the distinction of housing maximum number of such students. It has five hostels, four for boys and one for girls. lqbal Hostel (built in 1891) and Quaid-e-Azam Hostel (built in 1993) accommodate about 150 and 200 Intermediate students respectively. New Hostel (built in 1921) houses about 400 Degree students. Ashfaq Ahmed Hostel (built in 2020) accommodates about 283 Students. Fatima Jinnah Girls Hostel (built in 1975) accommodates about 240 girl students.
GCU Lahore offers safe, affordable and comfortable accommodation to its students. GCU is much concerned about the financial constraints of students therefore hostels operate on no profit model. Mess charges are calculated as per the actual cost incurred on food preparation. University provides free accommodation facility to special students in all hostels of GCU.
GC University Lahore has taken the initiative to establish GCU Faculty Mess for visiting faculty and officers of the other universities and institutions. Lodging and messing facilities are available in the newly established GCU Faculty Mess.
New Hostel is offering online admissions for the first time in the history.
Now the students of batch 2021-25 (regular as well as of self-supporting programs) can apply online for admission in New Hostel via the given link.