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Accommodation information for new and current students

Find out more about arriving and settling into your accommodation, how to report any maintenance problems and finding accommodation, if you are a current student.

Useful information for 2019/20 residents:

Documents for students with a BU Licence

The following documents contain useful information about properties managed by our Residential Services team.

Property/properties Document(s)
Student Village, Unilet, Dorchester House

Insurance certificate (pdf 70kb)

Student Village, Unilet, Dorchester House, Home Park

Charges sheet (pdf 290kb)

Dorchester House Welcome letter (pdf 412kb)
Home Park Welcome letter (pdf 567kb)
Student Village

Welcome letter (pdf 287kb)

A-Z of useful info (pdf 250kb)

Meet the team (pdf 210kb)

Service level agreement (pdf 156kb)

Connecting to the Internet (pdf 483kb)


Welcome letter (pdf 364kb)

Service level agreement (pdf 173kb)

Students living with one of BU's accommodation partners

If you have booked a room in one of the properties listed below then you should have received information from the local accommodation team. If you have not or if you have any questions or need further details from any of these properties then please contact them directly.

Property/properties Accommodation Team Contact details

Lyme Regis House

Cranborne House

Chesil House

Okeford House

Campus Living Villages (CLV)

Corfe House Student Roost

Lansdowne Point Kaplan

Bailey Point The Student Housing Company

Preparing to move here and FAQs

Now you have secured your room in BU accommodation, you might be thinking about what to expect and what to bring with you. We have put together some information to help with your preparations to move here along with a series of useful FAQs about living in BU accommodation that will hopefully answer all of your questions. If after reading through these you still have an unanswered question then please contact us and we will be happy to help. 

Further information:

Got a maintenance issue?

Got a maintenance issue?

Find out how you can report maintenance faults, cleaning or other issues related to your accommodation.

Got a complaint?

Got a complaint?

We want you to be happy where you’re living, and will deal with any complaints as quickly as we can. Find out more about making a complaint.

Useful information and forms

Useful information and forms

Find out about additional accommodation charges, BU bank transfer details and how to request a transfer or withdrawal