Returning students' accommodation applications are open.
Stay in official University accommodation for another year and get your bills included, 24-hour security, tenancies to suit term time, and Essex Sport membership at our Colchester Campus. What's more, you can choose to live with friends, and stay nice and close to all our academic buildings and on-campus activities.
Download our welcome pack to help make the most of your time in our accommodation.
Essex Essentials is a one-stop shop to help you make your time at university hassle free.
Find out what furniture is in your room and how much each item is to replace.
Guidance for students regarding TV usage within accommodation, accessing telephone services and reporting internet faults.
There are laundry facilities located in each area of our accommodation in Colchester and Southend.
Guidance for students who have lost their keys, keycard or fob to access their campus accommodation.
If you are interested in earning a bit of money whilst living in our accommodation you can apply to be an Accommodation Representative.
Need some advice on communal living? Check out our hints and tips to help guide you.
Discover fire, electrical and safety advice for living in accommodation at Essex.
Find contact details to report a fault or repair at your accommodation.
For health and safety reasons we need to know if you are going to be away from your room for more than 7 days.
A Residence Life team will welcome you to your accommodation, answer any questions and help sort any issues you may encounter with your accommodation.
If you have any concerns about the service you've received from us, you should raise them with a member of staff in the relevant team as soon as possible.
Discover how you can move to another room and exchange with another student.
How to apply for a tenancy transfer with another student.
If you'd like to transfer to an empty room or check availability, find out more.
Find out what you need to do before you move out of accommodation at Essex.
If you decide to withdraw permanently or temporarily from the University, find out the procedure to follow regarding your accommodation.
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.