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Everything is clear for you to move in when you’ve accepted the contract (signed and uploaded it to, and paid the deposit. You don’t get the key until you have paid the deposit.

If you’re moving into Remmen or Bjølstad IV
Both these houses have electronic door locks, so there’s no need for a phyiscal key. You’ll receive a code by email the day before your contract starts (sms are only available for Norwegian phone numbers).
You use the same code to enter the building and your room. The code will both open and lock your door (enter code followed by “V”)
When you have settled in and received your student-ID card from Østfold University College, come visit our office to register the card as your new roomkey. You also need the card to enter your mailbox (the code doesn’t open mailboxes).
If your door doesn’t respond to your code or card (if no light is showing, green or red) the battery is dead. If you get a red flash three times in a row, this also means that we have to change the battery. To change the battery call NOKAS at +47 915 78 268 and they will assist you. 

If you’re moving into Stadion or Bjølstad l, ll or lll
Here you will need a physical key to enter your house and room. You have to send us an email ( with the exact time of your arrival – date, before or after 3 pm. If you arrive between 08.00-15.00, you can come and pick up the key at our offices. In Halden you’ll find us in building E, inside the university college building. In Fredrikstad the office is located on the premises of Bjølstad Studenthouses. If you arrive after 3 pm or on Saturday or Sunday, we’ll let you know where to pick up the key.