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Clearing next steps: accommodation 

Had an offer from us through Clearing? This guide walks you through the practical steps you need to take to get accommodation ready.

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Apply for accommodation

To apply for a place in University accommodation you must:

Step 1

Using your University Applicant number register in the Accommodation PortalPlease note that once you hold a firmly accepted unconditional offer, it may take up to two days before our accommodation system recognises the change to your offer status allowing you to apply online.

Step 2

Apply for accommodation using the Clearing/Insurance Accommodation Application.

Step 3

Upon completion, an offer of accommodation will be emailed to the email address you gave in the application.

Step 4

You will then be given 3 days (UK applicants) and 5 days (EU/International applicants) to accept the offer. For the majority of the accommodation, a guarantor will be required. You will also be required to make an advance payment to accept the offer of accommodation by a deadline date.  

Insurance/Clearing students

We are able to offer accommodation within the University portfolio so long as you have accepted a place on a course and have applied for accommodation by 4 September 2021.

Please note that in order to apply for accommodation your application must be Unconditional Firm status which means you must hold a firmly accepted unconditional offer from Birmingham City University. Please visit the accommodation pages for further details.

Find out more about accommodation at BCU

 Got a question about accommodation?
Contact the accommodation team on +44 (0)121 331 5191 or via email. Alternatively, visit our accommodation page.

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