Returning students - Apply for accommodation

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Returning accommodation applications for the 2022-2023 academic year are open.

Apply for Colchester accommodation

Apply for Southend accommodation

When you fill in your application form, list your choice of locations in order of preference. Don't select any type of room you're not prepared to accept. You can see all the different accommodation options, however, not all areas will be available to returning students for 2022-23.

Please select the 2022-2023 academic year from the drop-down, when applying.

Benefits of living on campus

  • All your bills included
  • 24-hour security
  • Live with friends*
  • Essex Sport silver membership included**
  • Close to academic buildings, lectures, and on-campus events
  • 39-week tenancy for undergraduates to suit term time
  • 50-week tenancy for postgraduates to suit term time
  • Reliability and comfort in official accommodation
  • And much more!

*Living with friends cannot be guaranteed but is taken into consideration when allocating.

**Essex Sport silver membership is only applicable in Colchester accommodation.

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