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 2018/19 applications will open from 10:00am on Monday 9 April 2018.

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. 9 April 2018

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 June 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. 9 April 2018

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.
9 April 2018 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. 9 April 2018

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. 9 April 2018

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. 9 April 2018 By early June. Applications are dealt with in date order of receipt.

  Please check our Accommodation Blog 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 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. 5 November 2018 For applications received between 5 November and 16 November 2018, we aim to send offers of accommodation from week commencing 26 November 2018. Applications received after 16 November will be processed within 10 working days. All applications are dealt with in order of receipt and offers of accommodation are subject to availability.

 Please check our Accommodation Blog 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. 29 January 2018 for the next academic year.
Applications are dealt with in date order.

For the next academic year, from week commencing 19 March 2018.

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. 29 January 2018 for the next academic year.
Applications are dealt with in date order.
For the next academic year, from week commencing 19 March 2018.

  * 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 Monday 23 April 2018. Applications are dealt with in date order of receipt. Initial deadline Friday 11 May 2018. Applications close 9 August 2018. Applications received by 11 May will receive an offer from week commencing 14 May. Applications received after 11 May will be processed from week commencing 21 May, subject to availability. Any offers will be sent within 7 working days of the application being submitted.

MEd TESOL Summer Intensive Programme

Student will be attending the MEd TESOL summer school. From Monday 23 April 2018. Applications are dealt with in date order of receipt. Initial deadline Monday 4 June 2018. Applications close 25 June 2018. Applications received by 4 June will receive an offer from week commencing 11 June. Applications received after 4 June will be sent an offer within 7 working days of the application being submitted, subject to availability.

EdD Summer School

Current students who are currently enrolled on EdD course and will be attending Summer School From Monday 23 April 2018. Applications are dealt with in date order of receipt. Initial deadline Monday 4 June 2018. Applications close 9 July 2018. Applications received by 4 June will receive an offer from week commencing 11 June. Applications received after 4 June will be sent an offer within 7 working days of the application being submitted, subject to availability.

EdD Summer School

New students who will be enrolling on EdD course this year and will be attending Summmer School From Monday 23 April 2018. Applications are dealt with in date order of receipt. Initial deadline Monday 4 June 2018. Applications close 9 July 2018. Applications received by 4 June will receive an offer from week commencing 11 June. Applications received after 4 June will be sent an offer within 7 working days of the application being submitted, subject to availability.

Further information can be found on our summer accommodation webpage.