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Accommodation in Exeter

Contract 2022-23

If you are made an offer of accommodation it will contain information and guidance about the terms and conditions that apply to your residency in accommodation, and the regulations applicable to University residences.

Please ensure you read all the information in your offer in full before making your decision whether to accept the offer of accommodation.

The accommodation offer contains information that will help make your stay at the University of Exeter as easy and as pleasant as possible. The information it contains is not exhaustive but may give answers to some questions about your accommodation.

Please be aware that if you have lived in University accommodation before and have committed a breach of any of the Terms and Conditions of Residence, or had disciplinary action taken against you, or been removed from your accommodation, this will be taken into account when considering any future application you may make for University accommodation and your application may be refused.

Many of the student residences in Exeter are owned and managed by the University, however some are either owned or managed by carefully selected partners. These partners will usually employ their own staff to carry out services such as reception, cleaning and maintenance.

Sample accommodation contracts

Further information for 2022/23:

The 2022/23 academic year runs from Monday 19 September 2022 to Friday 16 June 2023 (includes Freshers' Week).

There are a number of different contract lengths within our residences which are summarised in the table below:

Academic year starting in September 2022 

Weeks SC/C Freshers' Week Winter vacation Spring vacation 2022/23
32 Catered Yes Not resident Not resident (First) 18 September 2022 - 17 December 2022, (second) 8 January 2023 - 1  April 2023, (third) 30 April 2023 - 17 June 2023
40 Self-catered Yes Yes Yes 18 September 2022 - 24 June 2023
42 Self-catered Yes Yes Yes 18 September 2022 - 8 July 2023
44 Self-catered Yes Yes Yes 18 September 2022 - 22 July 2023
51 Self-catered Yes Yes Yes 18 September 2022 - 9 September 2023

Rooms in the catered residences are let for 32 weeks based on the University's term dates. If you live in a catered residence you will not be able to stay in your room during the Christmas and Easter vacations and will be required to move your belongings out for the Easter vacation.

Some self-catered residences are kept open over the summer vacation for students who are staying in Exeter for academic purposes and wish to stay on in university owned/ managed/ approved accommodation. More information about what accommodation is available is provided in the summer term.

You will be expected to remain in University accommodation for the full period as stated in your contract.

For further information, please visit our Residents information page.