As soon as you have received a course offer from us, you can apply for University accommodation. Your offer letter will include your Birmingham City University Application Number (Student ID), which you will need when completing the online accommodation application form.

Apply by 31 August
To guarantee accommodation

How to apply


Look at our available accommodation to identify your preference. Please choose University or Private Halls accommodation close to the campus where you will be studying. Your course page will tell you where you’ll be based


You can register on our Online Accommodation Services website. You will need to complete the personal details section and provide your Student ID


You will then receive two emails - one confirming your registration and another giving you a validation code


You can now login to the Online Accommodation Services website using your ID, password and validation code


Select ‘Applications’ from the online menu and complete your online accommodation application


You will then receive an email detailing your accommodation offer, once your course offer has been updated to Unconditional.


You should apply by 31 August to guarantee your accommodation. If you apply late, we may need to refer you to other accommodation providers if all University rooms have been allocated.


Our accommodation service team can help find the right place for you.

As an international student you are guaranteed Birmingham City University accommodation if you apply by 31 August.

University Halls

We encourage all new international students go into University halls of residence because it gives you the opportunity to meet other students and get to know the local area.

University Managed or Partner Provider Accommodation

All first-year, full-time home, EU and international students are guaranteed University accommodation if they have firmly accepted an offer in the main application cycle and apply by the deadline date.

Can't find what you're looking for?

Contact us

Get in touch and a member of our accommodation team will endeavour to reply to you within 2 working days. Should your query be more urgent then please do not hesitate to call us.

Get in Touch

Phone us

If you still can't find what you're looking for give us a call. Office hours: Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-4pm.

0121 331 5191