Payment details for your accommodation are in your letter of allocation.
All accommodation charges are to be paid termly in advance.
Use our student online payment system to make credit/debit card payments. Please do NOT use this system to make your advanced rent payment.
You must be registered with the University and have an Essex login name and password in order to pay securely using this system. You'll also need your PRID (for example, SMITH12345) which is shown on your letter of allocation.
If you are not able to pay online, you can pay by bank transfer and international online payment service including online e-wallet payment methods.
Our income desks will be open for limited face-to-face and over the phone payments via debit or credit card. Our opening hours are 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
Accommodation term dates for the 2023-24 academic year
|Term||Term dates||Payment Deadline|
|Term 1||1 October 2023 - 31 December 2023||31 October 2023|
|Term 2||1 January 2024 - 31 March 2024||31 January 2024|
|Term 3||1 April 2024 - 29 June 2024||30 April 2024|
|Term 4 (if applicable)||30 June 2024 - 16 September 2024||8 July 2024|
If payment is not received by the above dates, your accommodation internet may be disconnected.
If any cheque is returned unpaid, a £25 administration fee will also be charged.
Any reminders from the University will be sent via email to your University email address.
For enquiries about accommodation or about an application you're making, contact us at the Student Services Hub. Quote your full name and PRID or PG number on all correspondence.