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CUCAS Accommodation Booking Service

CUCAS Accommodation Booking Service

Qualified applicants can reserve university accommodations through CUCAS Accommodation Booking Service System. This service mainly provides options of student dormitories. You can book your accommodation after login your CUCAS account. Yet CUCAS will also direct you to choose nearby hotels if you are not interested in living on campus.

Non-CUCAS users can only book accommodation of Beijing Language and Culture University and will be charged $100 for using this service.

Yes, this service is FREE for students applying through CUCAS!

Tips
In case of insufficiency, we advise you to book accommodation once you receive the admission notice.
Some universities do not accept room reservation and adopts the rule of “First come, first served”. So CUCAS advises you to come early during the registration period.

Reservation Procedure

Step 1 Learning accommodation information
Step 2 Completing application form online
Step 3 Paying service fee of $100 (only for non-CUCAS users)
Step 4 Receiving reservation notice

Service Standard

  • Dorms will be reserved one working day after the form is submitted
  • The student will be informed by email once we receive the reservation notice
  • Reconfirmation will be made with the university before the student departs

FAQ

  1. Under what conditions will my reservation fail?
    The following two conditions might result in unsuccessful room reservation: Your university provides no on-campus dormitory; Insufficiency of dorms.
  2. Can I live off campus?
    It is allowed by many Chinese universities.
  3. Can I ask my family to live with me on campus?
    It is allowed by certain Chinese universities.
  4. I ticked Single Room in my application form, why a double room reservation is shown instead?
    Due to insufficiency, your university cannot meet all students' requirements. If you agree to accept room transfer, CUCAS will book double room to guarantee your accommodation on campus.
  5. Will the accommodation fee be adjusted when I arrive?
    Information on CUCAS and in other relevant documents is all gathered from the university, which is for your reference only. It is subject to change during the registration..
  6. Can I check in before the registration period?
    Some universities allow students to come before the registration date.
  7. What should I do if I miss the registration?
    Universities require students to register on time. If you were not on time, you should make immediate contact with CUCAS or your university to ask for permission. Otherwise, you will be deemed as giving up enrollment.
  8. I didn't book accommodation. What should I do if there is no room when I arrive?
    CUCAS advises students to book accommodation beforehand. If there is no room after your arrival, please contact ISO at the university or CUCAS for help. CUCAS can find you accommodation information off campus.