Applying for accommodation
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 from us from April, if your course starts in September, detailing your accommodation offer
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 for the duration of your course if you apply by 31 August.
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 who live more than 10 miles from their place of study 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?
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.
If you still can't find what you're looking for give us a call. Office hours: Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-4pm.
BCUSU Student Homes
If you decide that you want to stay in private accommodation we have our own letting agency - 'Birmingham City Student Homes,' which is the best way to find private accommodation.
It employs enthusiastic and experienced staff who are dedicated to ensuring your search for accommodation is as straightforward as possible.