Students On Campus

The information below is for students living on campus. If you have any questions not answered here then get in touch with the team: accommodation@edgehill.ac.uk or 01695 584200.

Licence Agreement & Halls Handbook

If you are living on campus, a copy of our Halls Handbook  is placed in all rooms on campus. It contains lots of useful information life in halls such as key contacts, payment information, and how to access support.

If you are living on campus, you will have e-signed your licence agreement prior to moving in. Click to view a copy of the Halls Licence Agreement for 2017/18.

This poster lists key services at the University that you might need to access in halls of residence.

Applying to our Halls Waiting List

If you are a current student commuting to the University and you want to live on campus, you can apply to our Halls Waiting List today. To apply:

  • Click on the link https://accommodation.edgehill.ac.uk/ and use your Student ID as the username and date of birth (DDMMYY) as the password
  • Click on Accommodation Services on the left hand side on the welcome screen. This will take you through to the main portal
  • Click on Apply for Accommodation and then Halls Waiting List 2017
  • Complete the application and submit
  • Once you have submitted your application, we will check our availability and make a room offer as soon as we can

We will attempt to allocate you a room based on your preferences, however please bear in mind that we can only make you an offer based on our current availability.

Applying to Transfer Halls

If you are a current resident and you are looking to transfer to another room on campus, you can request a transfer through our accommodation portal:

  • Click on the link https://accommodation.edgehill.ac.uk/ and use your Student ID as the username and date of birth (DDMMYY) as the password
  • Click on Accommodation Services on the left hand side on the welcome screen. This will take you through to the main portal
  • Click on Other Actions and then Transfer Request
  • Complete the application and submit
  • Once you have submitted your application, we will check our availability and make a room offer by email when possible

We will attempt to allocate you a room based on your preferences, however please bear in mind that we can only make you an offer based on our current availability. There is also a £25 transfer administration charge applied to your account.

Applying to Leave Halls

If you are an on campus resident who is looking to leave their contract, you able to submit an application to leave.

Please note that a completed application to leave does not guarantee you will be released from contract and you will remain liable for your room until you are notified by the Accommodation Team.

To submit an application:

  • Click on the link https://accommodation.edgehill.ac.uk/ and use your Student ID as the username and date of birth (DDMMYY) as the password
  • Click on Accommodation Services on the left hand side on the welcome screen. This will take you through to the main portal
  • Click on Other Actions and then Application to Leave
  • Complete the application and submit
  • Once you have submitted your online form, your application to leave will be recorded on our system. We will email you if we are able to release you from contract.

Withdrawal or intercalation from your course

If you are withdrawing or intercalating from your studies, you will be eligible to be released from your licence agreement. As part of these processes, you will need to speak to the Accommodation Team and complete a termination of licence agreement form.

Please note that we will agree a date with you for vacating your room, however you will remain liable for a further 28 days if your room cannot be relet.

Can I apply to Stay in Halls?

If you are going into your 2nd or 3rd year in September 2018 and you are interested in living in halls, you will be able to apply to live on campus as a Senior Student. Applications will open from Monday 27th November 2017.

Within your application, you will be able to select three hall area preferences from the following areas:

  • Woodland Court (limited to third year students only)
  • Founders West
  • Founders East
  • Back Halls (all Back Halls are now self-catered with new kitchens)
  • Main Halls (all Main Halls are catered with new social rooms allocated for each cluster)

You will also be able to request who you want to live with on your application. All you need to do is nominate a lead person for your group on your application (you will need to discuss this within your group prior to applying).

We will then be able to match you together and look at our room availability.

Please ensure you list the lead person’s full name and their student ID number on your application.  If you are not part of a group wishing to live together then just submit your application leaving the lead person’s name blank.

If you need to apply for halls due to medical requirements, please ensure you have highlighted on your application your current medical needs. You will need to supply medical evidence to accommodation@edgehill.ac.uk.

We will communicate room offers by email before the Christmas break. We cannot guarantee a room to all applicants. .

For regular updates on senior student applications, you can like Student Services on Facebook or you can follow us on Twitter .

Hall Fees

The Hall Fees Team offer support and guidance in relation to the payment of accommodation fees. This can range from notifying a change of bank details to revising payment plans.

If you are struggling financially because of delays in funding or problems with budgeting, we can link you in with the Money Advice Team and ensure that you are being fully supported.

Hall Fees Team

Katie Wood – Accommodation Finance Officer
Michelle Bennett – Accommodation Financial Support Assistant

Email: hallfees@edgehill.ac.uk

Telephone: 01695 584606

You can drop in between the following times or you can ring us during office hours on the number above.

Monday: 8.45am – 1.00pm
Tuesday: 8.45am – 1.00pm
Wednesday: 2.00pm – 6.00pm
Thursday: 2.00pm – 6.00pm
Friday: 8.45pm – 1.00pm

Hall Fee Payments

Most students elect to pay their accommodation fees in three instalments to coincide with their student finance, however, some students e.g. NHS or self-funded students may elect to pay in seven instalments.

2017/18 Scheduled Payment Dates

If you are paying in three instalments, the payments will be taken on:

8th October 2017
8th January 2018
23rd April 2018

If you are paying in seven instalments, the payments will be taken on:

8th October 2017
8th November 2017
8th December 2017
8th January 2018
8th February 2018
8th March 2018
23rd April 2018

In the event that you need to make an additional payment outside of your payment plan, it can be made through our online payment portal through the miscellaneous section.

Third Party Disclosure

If you want someone to make payments on your behalf or to discuss your accommodation account with us, we will need your prior written permission before doing so. You will need to provide the name and contact details of the person you want us to speak to. You can do this by following this link: https://accommodation.edgehill.ac.uk and logging on with your student number and six figure date of birth (ddmmyy) then selecting Other Actions and Third Party Disclosure.

Damage Deposit

  • A £150.00 damage deposit is required to secure a place in halls.
  • This will be refunded in full 28 days after your contract end date.
  • Any damage charges incurred will be deducted from the deposit unless already paid.
  • If there is an outstanding balance on your accommodation account, the deposit will withheld unless the balance is cleared.
  • The damage deposit can only be refunded to the original payer.
  • Standard contracts are for a fixed period of 40 weeks.

Rules and Regulations in Halls

While you are on your course at Edge Hill University, you have agreed to the Student Regulations, which incorporates the Student Code of Behaviour. This is applicable to all students whether you live on campus or in the private sector off campus. View the Student Regulations (incorporating the Student Code of Behaviour and Disciplinary Procedures)

If you are living on campus or you are interested in living on campus, you can view a copy of our halls licence agreement for the current academic year here: Halls Licence Agreement

If you are having any problems in halls, you can speak to our Campus Life Team in the Student Information Centre. Visit the Campus Life webpages for more information.

Emergency Procedures

Providing a safe environment for our students, staff and wider community is a primary concern of the University.In order to achieve our goal of ensuring you are protected and properly supported should an emergency occur, we need you to take responsibility for familiarising yourself with our emergency procedure.

An emergency on campus is any accidental or deliberate incident that could threaten the safety of the University’s community, property or environment.

In the event of an emergency you should immediately contact Security by dialling 2222.
You should dial 2222 in the event that any of the following occurs:

  • Urgent first aid is required
  • There is a fire
  • An accident has occurred
  • A crime is taking place

Fire Safety in Halls

The Accommodation Team works closely with Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service to ensure that information and advice provided to students is accurate and in line with current legislation.As part of their induction on the first day of term every residential student must attend a fire safety talk, which is delivered by Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service.

It is important that you know about the dangers of fire, what you can do to guard against the risk of fire and how you can ensure that you stay safe in halls. The pictures here demonstrate the devastating effect that a fire can have once it takes hold.

Kitchen Fire 4 Kitchen Fire 2 Kitchen Fire 5

Please also read government advice  about how you can protect yourself and your belongings from fire.

For more advice and guidance about fire safety, read this Fire Safety Guide or visit lancsfirerescue.org.uk.

Student Accommodation Code

Student Accommodation Code

Edge Hill University has signed up to the Student Accommodation Code which protects your rights to a safe and good quality place to live. It includes your rights to the following key areas:

  • A healthy, safe environment
  • Timely repairs and maintenance
  • A clean, pleasant living environment
  • A formal, contractual relationship with your landlord (the University, in this case)
  • Access to health and wellbeing services
  • A living environment free from anti-social behaviour
  • A complaints process

For more information on the Student Accommodation Code, visit thesac.org.uk

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