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Applications for accommodation 2017-18


Prospective students

Insurance, adjustment and clearing students (plus those who did not apply for accommodation before July 31 2017)

Can apply once you have accepted your place of study through UCAS. Once you have accepted your place, you will be sent details from Admissions on setting up a MUSE account - this is what you will use to apply for accommodation. Once you have created your account, log on to MUSE and select accommodation. You will then be able to apply for accommodation.

Things you need to do first before applying for accommodation - step by step:

1) You have to apply through UCAS
2) Wait for your confirmation of a place at The University of Sheffield from the Admissions team
3) You then need to accept the offer
4) You will receive an email that will give you access to your MUSE account and also the accommodation application form
5) Only at this stage - can you then apply for accommodation (ringing the accommodation team unfortunately won't make things happen faster) 

Don't panic as your accommodation IS GUARANTEED if you are coming to us in September!

Postgraduate - Apply now by logging in to MUSE  if you have received an email from the Accommodation team confirming you are able to apply.

  • Undergraduate - students who applied prior to July 31 2017 will be notified of their room allocation in the following days. Please be patient as the Accommodation Team are working hard, check your email account regularly including the junk/spam folder as you will receive your offer via email.

How to apply

Please note the allocation of accommodation is not made based on the application date.

To apply for Undergraduate and Postgraduate accommodation please click on the accommodation advert in MUSE, you can access MUSE at any time simply by clicking 'Log in to MUSE' in the black bar along the top of any www.sheffield.ac.uk webpage.

If you haven't set up your University MUSE account yet, please do this now by following the instructions at: www.shef.ac.uk/account-management/applicant/activate.

It will only take 2 minutes to complete this step.  You will need your date of birth and ONE of the following pieces of information - UCAS ID, PG applicant number or your email address.

Applications from the following student groups;

Erasmus and Study Abroad students coming for a full academic year or one semester applications are now closed and will re-open on August 17 at 10am. Please note Erasmus students studying for one semester are not guaranteed accommodation.