Congratulations! You've taken the first steps of your adventure with us – we can't wait to meet you.

Accepting your Clearing offer

Once we’ve made you an offer, you’ll need to accept it on your UCAS Hub by adding us as a Clearing choice by the deadline we provide.

Sign in to your UCAS Hub (

If you're a new UK (Home) student, you'll need to apply for student finance. If you've applied already, you'll need to log in to your student finance provider to update your course details.

Sign in to student finance (

If we offer you a place through Clearing, we'll aim to help you find a room that's owned, managed or approved by the Uni.

Read more on Clearing accommodation

Keep an eye out for our 'Joining instructions' email, which will walk you through enrolling. After applying for accommodation, we’ll also send you welcome information about your college.

Our arrivals guide for new undergraduate students provides step-by-step information about enrolment, arrivals and more.

New undergraduates guide

Check your emails for an invitation to our online pre-departure webinars on Friday 18 August.

International students may need to request a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) before studying with us. Our guide provides information about visas, arrivals and more.

Welcome to York guide

Key dates:

  • 6 September: CAS request deadline
  • 18 September: CAS issuance deadline
  • 18 September: first day of semester
  • 22 September: enrolment deadline
  • 9 October: latest arrival date

Health and wellbeing

Our comprehensive network of support services is here to help you make the most of your time at York. We provide tailored help for, among others:

  • mature students
  • students with families
  • student carers and care leavers
  • students with disabilities, long-term conditions or mental health needs.

When applying through Clearing, let us know as soon as possible if you’d benefit from extra support, so we can discuss your requirements.

Free online short courses

As an extra treat, we run two short courses exclusive to offer holders. Both give a glimpse at what’s in store, helping you to thrive with us.

Join our exclusive offer-holder courses

Discover all our online short courses