University of Exeter
Falmouth University College

Returner Accommodation 2019/20

Applying for Accommodation

Applications are currently open and are processed on a first come first served basis.

Please ensure that you read the below policy for details of the application and offer process.

You will need to submit an online application on Room Service

Please watch the video below for information on how to apply for accommodation:


Contract lengths and costs

Click on the below table to view contract lengths and costs

40 week contract -  starts 14th September 2019 - ends 20th June 2020

51 week contract - starts 29th June 2019 - ends 20th June 2020


For those currently living with us in university owned or managed residences in 2018 – 19 your deposit will be carried over on to your new contract. However, at the end of your current contract if you have any outstanding payments or charges you will be required to pay these directly with the finance office. 

If you have any questions please contact the Accommodation Office.

*The Sidings is not managed by the university so a deposit would be required for this accommodation.


You will need to provide the details of one guarantor when you are sent an offer on Room Service.

A guarantor is a third party, such as a parent or close relative, who agrees to pay your rent if you are in arrears. The guarantor will be sent an agreement to sign and return to the Accommodation Office as part of the offer acceptance process.

If you have been emailed a request to be a guarantor you can view a guide to the guarantor process below;

If you cannot provide a guarantor please contact the Accommodation Office to discuss.

Contractual information 2019-20

If you are made an offer of accommodation you will be sent an accommodation agreement (contract). It contains the terms and conditions that apply to living in University accommodation in conjunction with the Halls Regulations and Resident Handbook. It is important that you read this information before accepting an offer.

Please ensure that you review the below information prior to submitting an application

 Contracts, Rules and Regulations and Halls Handbooks for The Sidings and Maritime Studios are issued directly by CRM Students who are responsible for the day to day management of the site, contracts and payments.

Private Sector Accommodation

There is a variety of private sector accommodation available in Penryn, Falmouth and surrounding areas from lodgings and studio apartments to shared houses and flats. The Private Sector Liaison Officer, based within the Accommodation Office team, can give you detailed advice and support in finding the right place to live. 

Please see the Private Sector Accommodation page for further information.

Future Spaces

Future Spaces - ambitious plans are underway to create more, high quality study and social space!

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31 July 2019

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