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Off-Campus Accommodation

Deposits

Students will be charged a R2000 breakage deposit which will be kept safely by NMMU and is refundable upon the student vacating the premises less the breakages/damages/loss of inventory, if applicable, claimed by the accommodation service provider. The deposit is payable upon application and must be paid into the following bank account:

NMMU Standard Bank: Rink Street, Port Elizabeth
Account No.: 080 263 011
Branch Code: 050 417
Reference Number: 5752 7750 + student number

Rentals

A grading system to evaluate each property is in place to set the standards for the rental rates. All accredited off campus housing is self-catering, fully furnished units.

  • Grade A

PRIVATE SINGLE ROOM (STANDARD): R 3 300 per month
PRIVATE EN-SUITE SINGLE ROOM: R 3 500 per month
ONE BEDROOM UNIT (Bachelor): R 3 800 per month

Services:
Pre-paid Electricity @ R150 per student per month
2 Cleaning services of communal areas per week & mid-term deep clean
DSTV (Compact package)
Internet (minimum of 3 GB per student per month)

 

  • Grade B

SHARING ROOM (2 STUDENTS ONLY): R 2 200 per student per month
PRIVATE SINGLE ROOM: R 3 100 per month
PRIVATE EN-SUITE SINGLE ROOM: R 3 250 per month
ONE BEDROOM UNIT (Bachelor): R 3 300 per month

Services offered:
Pre-paid Electricity @ R100 per room
1 Cleaning services of communal areas per week& mid-term deep clean
Internet (minimum of 2 GB per student)

 

  • Grade C

SHARING ROOM (2 STUDENTS ONLY): R2 000 per student per month
PRIVATE SINGLE ROOM: R 2 700 per month
PRIVATE EN-SUITE ROOM: R 2 900 per month
ONE BEDROOM UNIT (Bachelor): R 2 050 per month

Services offered:
1 Cleaning services of communal areas per week & mid-term deep clean
Internet connection only

Sponsorships

NSFAS and Sponsored students are advised of the following:

  • Copy of sponsorship/loan letter must accompany all application forms.
  • Proof of payment of the refundable deposit must accompany all application forms as required by the off campus service provider.
  • Students must choose accredited off campus accommodation within the budget range of NSFAS or/and the Sponsor.
  • NSFAS rentals cannot exceed R2450/month.
  • Students without sponsorship/loan letter will be considered as cash paying students.