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.

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.

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. 6 April 2020

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 early 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. 6 April 2020

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.
6 April 2020 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 early 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. 6 April 2020

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

Family Application

Any applicant who requires accommodation for themselves, a partner and dependants. 6  April 2020

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. 6 April 2020 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. 2 November 2020 All applications are dealt with in order of receipt and offers of accommodation are subject to availability. Offers will be sent from week commencing 9 November 2020 onwards.

 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/Postgraduate students

Any student who is currently enrolled as an undergraduate or postgraduate at the University of Exeter and has a supported medical application. 27 January 2020 for the next academic year.
Applications are dealt with in date order.

For the next academic year - from week commencing 16 March 2020.

  * 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. Applications will open in May (date TBC) and are dealt with in date order of receipt. Applications close 3 August 2020. Offers will be sent within 7 working days of the application being submitted, subject to availability.

EdD Summer School

Current/new students who are currently/will be enrolled on the EdD course and will be attending the Summer School Applications will open in May (date TBC) and are dealt with in date order of receipt. Initial deadline Monday 1 June 2020. Applications close 6 July 2020. Applications received by 1 June will receive an offer from week commencing 8 June. Applications received after 1 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.