When to apply

When can I apply and when will I hear?

The drop down boxes below show all application types, when you can apply for accommodation and when you will be contacted about your application.  The residences available to you will depend on the type of application you make.  Our accommodation search tool can help you decide your residence preferences for your application.

We recommend that you review our current terms and conditions prior to receiving a contract.

Please see our 'How to apply' pages for information on how to make your application for accommodation.

Please note that 2017/18 applications will open from 10:00am on Monday 10 April 2017.

New applicants applying before 31 July

Applicant TypeApplicant descriptionWhen can I apply?*When will I hear?

New Undergraduate

Any applicant starting with us in September studying for their first degree. 10 April 2017

If your offer status is Unconditional Firm (UF) prior to August your application will be processed from May onwards and an accommodation offer and contract will be sent to you between July and September.

If your offer status becomes UF in August we will send you an accommodation offer and contract by early September.

New Postgraduate

Any applicant starting with us in September as a postgraduate student. This applicant type includes PhD students. 10 April 2017

We will consider applications from late April onwards and send an accommodation offer and contract between May and September.

New Full Year Erasmus & Exchange Student

Any applicant starting with us in September who will be on a full year
Study Abroad, International Exchange and Erasmus programme.
10 April 2017 If your offer status is Unconditional Firm (UF) prior to August your application will be processed from May onwards and an accommodation offer and contract will be sent to you between July and September.

If your offer status becomes UF in August we will send you an accommodation offer and contract by early September.

Couple Application

Any applicant who requires accommodation for themselves and their partner who may or may not be a student. 10 April 2017

We will consider your application from late April onwards and send you an accommodation offer and contract between May and September.

Family Application

Any applicant who requires accommodation for themselves, a partner and dependants. 10 April 2017

We will hold your application on record until 30 June. After this date, we will assess all of the applications received for this type of accommodation and then advise you during July whether your application has been successful or not.

Semester 1 International Exchange students

Any applicant starting with us in September who will be studying for semester one (September - January) on a Study Abroad, International Exchange programme. 10 April 2017 By early June. Applications are dealt with in date order of receipt.

  Please check our Accommodation Blog each Tuesday at 10:00am for prospective student information.

New applicants applying from 1 August

Applicant Type

Applicant descriptionWhen can I apply?*When will I hear?

New Undergraduate after guarantee deadline

Any applicant starting with us in September studying for their first degree applying after the accommodation guarantee deadline of 31 July. From 1 August From early September depending on availability

New Postgraduate after guarantee deadline

Any applicant starting with us in September who already has a degree applying after the accommodation guarantee deadline of 31 July. From 1 August From early September depending on availability

New Full Year Exchange/Erasmus Applicant after guarantee deadline

Any applicant starting with us in September who will be on a full year Study Abroad, International Exchange and Erasmus programme applying after the
accommodation guarantee deadline of 31 July.
From 1 August From early September depending on availability

Please check our Accommodation Blog each Tuesday at 10:00am for prospective student information.

Semester 2 applicants

Applicant TypeApplicant descriptionWhen can I apply?*When will I hear?

Semester 2 International Exchange students

Any applicant starting with us in September who will be studying for semester two (January - June) on a Study Abroad, International  Exchange programme. 23 October 2017 We aim to make you an accommodation offer within 10 working days of your application. Applications are dealt with in date order.

 Please check our Accommodation Blog each Tuesday at 10:00am for prospective student information.

Current students

Applicant Type

Applicant descriptionWhen can I apply?*When will I hear?

Supported returning applications for Current Undergraduate

Any student who is currently enrolled as an undergraduate at the University of Exeter and has a supported medical application. End of January/beginning February 2017 for the next academic year.
Applications are dealt with in date order.
For the current academic year, within five working days.  For the next academic year, from mid-February onwards.

Supported returning applications for Current Postgraduate

Any student who is currently enrolled as an undergraduate at the University of Exeter and has a supported medical application. End of January/beginning February 2017 for the next academic year.
Applications are dealt with in date order.
For the current academic year, within five working days.
For the next academic year, from mid-February onwards.

  * Exact dates will be published on our website and Accommodation Blog nearer the time.

Summer accommodation

Applicant Type

Applicant descriptionWhen can I apply?*When will I hear?

Summer Accommodation

Any student who is currently enrolled at the University of Exeter who wishes to apply for accommodation between mid-June and early September. From the beginning of the Summer term. Applications
are dealt with in date order of receipt.
Within 5 working days after initial deadline.  Please refer to summer accommodation pages for exact details.

MEd TESOL Summer Intensive Programme

Student will be attending the MEd TESOL summer school. From the beginning of the Summer term. For applications received by the deadline* we aim to make you an offer of accommodation during the following week. Applications received after deadline* will be sent an offer (subject to availability) within 5 working days of it being submitted.

EdD Summer School

Current students who is currently enrolled on EdD course and will be attending Summer School From the beginning of the Summer term. For applications received by the deadline* we aim to make you an offer of accommodation during the following week. Applications received after deadline* will be sent an offer (subject to availability) within 5 working days of it being submitted.

EdD Summer School

New students who will be enrolling on EdD course this year and will be attending Summmer School From the beginning of the Summer term. For applications received by the deadline* we aim to make you an offer of accommodation during the following week. Applications received after deadline* will be sent an offer (subject to availability) within 5 working days of it being submitted.

* Exact dates will be published on our website and Accommodation Blog nearer the time.