Application

Requirements for applicants

  • Applicants must be under 30
  • Full time students at BI Campus Oslo

Main Enrollment Starting August 1st

Apartment contracts are issued for a 12 month period starting on the 1st of August and ending on July 31st. We start assigning apartments in the last weeks of March until the end of Spring.

When you receive an offer, you have a couple days to accept the offer and pay a deposit.  For this reason, you should not apply until you are ready to accept the contract. BSN offers a cancellation form for contracts that are signed under the main application process, cancelation forms are found here:

Applications applying after the enrollment time

Throughout the year there can be vacancies, applicants that show interests by sending an email to :reception@bsn.no or sending in an application.

Prices

Housing prices from August 2021 per month

  • Studio: NOK 6 570
  • Double: NOK 5 736
  • 4-room: NOK 5 838
  • Couple/ family: NOK 11 187

Other prices from 2020

  • Rent parking tenants: NOK 795 per month
  • Rent parking non-tenants: NOK 1 200 per month
  • Room change: NOK 1 200
  • Storage room rental: NOK 119 per month
  • Replacement room key:  NOK 300
  • Replacement mail box key: NOK 200
  • Replacement garage key tenants: NOK 600
  • Replacement garage key non-tenants NOK 1 200
  • Replacement laundry card: NOK 100

Heated water is included, electricity is billed by usage. For electricity, there is a separate power meter per apartment. Whenever more than one person is living there, the expenses will be split equally between tenants. It increases during the winter, but decreases during summer.

Moving in

You can pick up the keys at Gunnar Schjelderup’s way 13A at the agreed time. You must show valid ID.

Check-in booking

Please book your preferred check-in time within our opening hours in MakePlans at bsn.no. Our opening hours are monday-friday 09am-3pm.

Keys 

Upon check-in, you will have received a door key chip for your apartment.  Also, the mailbox key is hung up in your room with the laundry chip. The laundry chip is pre-paid with 200kr for your convenience.

Parking

You have to get a parking permit in the reception for moving in. Long time parking is available at Storo Storsenter and in Gunnar Schjelderups vei 33. This is not administered by BSN and is not free of charge.

Apartment

The apartment is pre-checked by BSN. Should there be anything wrong with your apartment, you can create an activity under maintenance on “my page”.

FAQ

Information about the most frequently asked questions can be found HERE.

Exchange Students

Exchange students apply directly to BI University. After you are accepted as an exchange student and you are assigned to BSN  housing, you can then make an account here.  

Other stuff to know about move-in

Important to bring the first day
Bed sheets, internet cable, router, towels, duvet and pillow (Laundry detergent is provided)

How to get there
BSNs adress is: Gunnar Schjelderups vei 13A, 0485 Oslo

From Oslo Central Station/Jernbanetorget
Take the Metro (T-bane) from Jernbanetorget to Nydalen. Walk 5-8 minutes from the Metro to BSN.

Here is the link with directions

BSN offers double rooms for exchange students. This is the what is included in the room.

Double:

Bedroom:

– Bed with top mattress (90×200)
– Corner desk
– Office chair
– Curtains
– Rolling cabinet w/wheels*
– Closet
– Bookshelf*
– Smoke detector
– Electrical panel oven

Common area:

– Refridgerator w/freezer
– Kitchen table
– Kitchen chairs x3
– Smoke detector

If you would like to rent kitchen supplies, we have started offering a kitchen set. There is a 1000,kr deposit for the use of this kit.  When you move out and return the supplies to us cleaned with all contents, the deposit will be returned to you.   If you are interested, you will have to order this by sending an email to reception@bsn.no.

Moving out

Check-out

The check-out takes place at the agreed time where BSN and the resident review the apartment, no later than 12:00 the day your contract expires.

You are responsible for reserving a time no later than 30 days before the end of the contract. We recommend that you reserve a  time as early as possible. It can quickly be fully booked on some days. You can make a reservation here

After the handover, the tenant has no longer access to the residence. The apartment must be move in ready at the handover. If the apartment is handed over before the lease expires, electricity will end after the handover, but you still have to pay the rent until the contract expiration date.

What is expected from you

Moving and washing out is time consuming. How extensive it is depends on how well it is cleaned daily.

The whole apartment must be cleaned thoroughly including in common areas, balcony and stalls, even if your roommate is staying or moving out later.

All of the stains and dirt should be removed and you must clean places that you do not normally clean during regular cleaning.

The bathroom and kitchen must be cleaned thoroughly. Injuries and defects must also be registered well in advance of inspection. So it can be remedied in the tenant’s rental period. If this is registered too late, it can impose a rental income loss that the tenant will be responsible for.

Tips before you start

Start with the tiles in the bathroom and kitchen well in advance before the check out.  Many find that they have to spend several rounds on this. It may be smart to take a thorough cleaning a few weeks before handing over. Remember to use the right products for different areas. In case of in

Reminders

• Leave the mailbox key hanging on the hook in your apartment.

• The apartment must be completely emptied and cleaned before handover

.• If you rent a parking space or a storage room, they must be handed over at check out. Storage rooms must be emptied and swept.

• After disconnecting a washing machine, the pipe must be sealed with a sealer.

Parking cards are issued upon relocation during our opening hours, please contact reception in good time before you need the parking certificate.

Checklist Kitchen

• All appliances are cleaned (inside and out) • Wash the air vent over the stove and replace the filter. (new filters are available at the reception)

• Defrost the refrigerator and freezer

• Wash kitchen cabinets (inside and out)

• remember to wash behind the refrigerator

• Wash the back splash over the cabinets

Bathroom

• Clean the vent

• Clean and empty the drain

• Wash the tiles thoroughly on the floor

• Wash the shower wall including the fixture and and hand rod

• Wash the basin, toilet and glass shelf

Cancellation Policy

Our cancelation policy during our main enrollment for Spring/Summer 2020 for contracts(new tenants only) beginning August 1-4, 2020 with 12 months duration. This rule does not apply to our existing residents, Exchange students, or any new residents that have moved in before August 1st,2020.

If you want to cancel please use the following form:

“Cancellation form”

This must be signed and sent to:reception@bsn.no

We have an adminstration cancellation fee that will be deducted from your deposit.

Before the 10th of July 2020 the cost is  kr 1 000,-

After the 10th of July and until the 31st of July the cost is  – 1 months rent

After the 1st of August please see your contract for terms for termination.

Application for early contract termination

Tenants can during the contract period apply for termination of their contract. BSN will attempt to find a replacement tenant and then release the applicant from its contract. The new tenants contract must start no later than May 1st, and the contract must be signed by March 15th which is the contract renewal deadline.

During the semesters it’s unlikely that BSN have any potential replacements on hand and it’s encouraged that the applicant actively searches for a qualified replacement and present them to BSN.

Note that the replacement must fulfill the general applicant requirements of BSN and be of the same gender in doubles and 4-man apt.

Priority | BSN prioritizes applicants with special circumstances documented with their application.

Send an e-mail to reception@bsn.no to receive the application form.

Termination Couples/ family apartments

Apartment type unfurnished family can be terminated with -3- months notice. The notice must be signed and the termination period will run for 3 full months in addition to the month the notice was given. I.e. notice delivered January 20th termination period will run rest of Jan, and Feb through April.

For contracts not yet started, the termination period runs from the contracts staring month. I.e. contract start August 1st, notice delivered June 1st then termination will run from Aug through Oct.

Application for termination couples / family apartments pdf.

Signed form must be sent to reception@bsn.no or delivered to BSN`s mailbox.