Payment due dates and penalties of non payment

The following information is a brief summary only, and for students on the Exeter campuses starting in September. Full details and payment due dates are available in the University Student Finance Regulations 2016/17. For Cornwall students, accommodation is managed by Falmouth Exeter Plus; students must look at their accommodation contract for details of the accommodation payment deadlines and late fees. Further information can be found by visiting the Accommodation pages on the Falmouth Exeter Plus website.

Payment due dates 2016/2017

TermTuition FeesAccommodation Fees
Autumn (Term 1) 19 September 2016* (50%) 19 September 2016 *
Spring (Term 2) 16 January 2017 (50%) 16 January 2017 *
Summer (Term 3) N/A 8 May 2017 *
Vacation (Term 4) N/A 26 June 2017**
Notes *Less any tuition deposit paid (Postgraduate Taught students only)

* The figure stated in your accommodation contract

 **Applies to 51 week contracts only

Penalties of non payment

Students are required to meet all due dates of payment whether these are annual payments or instalments. Students whose accounts are not fully paid by the due dates will be subject to the debt management procedures below:

StageTuition and other academic feesAccommodation Fees
One Late fee charges of 3% added to the student account. Applied on any outstanding balance after each payment deadline. Late fee charges are due for payment immediately. Late fee charges of 3% will be added to the student account. Applied on any outstanding balance after each payment deadline. Late fee charges are due for payment immediately.
Two The University reserves the right to notify the relevant College of the outstanding debt and may apply sanctions (ie, removal of IT and Library facilities) to any account with an overdue balance. Sanctions may not be removed until payment of all outstanding invoices has been received. Accommodation Office is advised of outstanding debts.
Three Student blocked from re-registering for a subsequent academic session. Student invited to attend a formal meeting with the Accommodation Office Manager and a member of the Finance Services Accounts Receivable Team.   The Student will be notified in writing.
Four Account sent to Tracing Agents and / or External Debt Collection Agency for recovery. Account sent to Tracing Agents and / or External Debt Collection Agency for recovery.
Five   Accommodation office commences eviction procedures.

Important information

  • Persistent refusal to pay fees, charges, and penalties by the due dates, or any deferred date agreed by the Accounts Receivable Team (Debt Management), will be regarded as a major disciplinary offence and disciplinary/eviction action may result
  • No student with an academic related debt will be permitted to attend Graduation/Degree ceremonies
  • No student with an academic related debt will be permitted to register for a subsequent academic session
  • All debts to the University of Exeter are pursued. This may include referral to an External Debt Collection Agency
  • Students will remain liable for all outstanding fees and any costs in relation to debt recovery activity