The Penryn Campus is shared and jointly managed by University of Exeter and Falmouth University in an arrangement that is unique within the UK. With over 5500 students studying here there’s a great community feel and access to state of the art facilities. The majority of University of Exeter students study at the Penryn campus with a limited number based at Truro. We have a wide range of accommodation on offer to suit all budgets.

A-Z of Accommodation at the University of Exeter - Cornwall

New students - 2021-2022

Applications for new students (2021/22) will open on Monday 12 April 2020 at 10:00am. Please visit the FXPlus website for further information and to register an account in advance.

Students can find essential accommodation documents on the FXPlus website including contractual information for 2020-2021.

Adjustments due to Covid-19 for Term 1


The contract start date will be 12 September, but due to Government’s guidelines and recommendations to manage the risks in relation to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, we will be staggering arrivals. We’ll be operating a booking system via Room Service, with arrival dates between 7 and 13 September. We will not charge you for the additional days if your arrival date is between 7 and 11 September.


The contract start date will be 12 September, so that you can arrive prior to the start of your academic course start date. If you arrive between 12 September and 10 October, we will offer a refund and not charge you until you arrive at your accommodation. If you decide to arrive on or after 11 October, a maximum of 4 weeks rent will be offered.

Accommodation Applications for Returning Students

Applications for returner accommodation 2020-2021 opened on Wednesday 4 March and closed on Friday 13 March 2020. Further information can be found on the FXPlus website.

If you are looking for accommodation 2020-21 please contact the Accommodation Office on 01326 253639.

Rent fees can be paid to the Finance Office during the year in the following ways;

You can also pay by bank transfer using the following details:

  • Barclays Bank Account Name: Falmouth Exeter Plus
  • Account Number: 80417289
  • Sort Code: 20-88-44
  • Swift: BARCGB22
  • IBAN: GB45BARC20884480417289
  • Please quote Student ID number as payment reference

Any queries regarding payments should be directed to the Finance Office at:

Please refer to the Current Student webpage for full details on the cost, termly instalments and payment due dates.