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The École Centrale de Lyon senate voted to extend the academic calendar for general engineer and master programmes on 30 September. Where there is an educational activity after that date (placement, defence, etc.), enrolment is compulsory. The rules on enrolment fees are the same as for all other academic years.
If you are not in this situation, please contact Student Affairs to confirm your situation.
This is usually to do with supporting documentation that is missing, illegible or invalid. Log in to the website https://inscriptions.ec-lyon.fr/fr/login and replace the relevant documents before the start of term.
Check that the document is legible. If it is illegible, upload a new document after checking that you can read it! When you replace a document, you do not have to notify Student Affairs. The file will be processed.
Examples of documents to be modified:
- Documents that do not match your situation as stated on the enrolment website (e.g. grants, etc.) or for the academic year.
- Documents that are not official.
In any case, check the type of document required.
You can sleep there from the time it opens in August. You will be billed for those nights.
The car park entrance and ECL's premises are not enclosed. Apart from the enclosed bike shed, there is no shelter.
Firstly, check the document on the web portal.
If it is a notice from the Lyon CROUS, your situation has to be checked with them.
If it is a different CROUS and a transfer has been completed, send us the new notice through the web portal (inscription.ec-lyon.fr or inscriptions.ec-lyon.fr/fr/ia/reinscription depending on your situation). We will then be able to check your registration with them, which should release payment.
If it is a different CROUS but the transfer has not yet been performed, check that you have carried out all necessary steps at your end. You will not receive any payment until you join the Lyon CROUS. Remember to upload onto the portal your new notice showing you are now with Lyon CROUS. This will allow us to validate payment.
Yes, students who are finally enrolled in continuing education will obtain a refund of the CVEC from the CROUS because they are not subject to it. To do so, they must present:
- a certificate of schooling from the Ecole Centrale de Lyon justifying the status of trainee in continuing education;
- a declaration on their honour that they are not enrolled in any other training subjetc to the CVEC, i.e. initial training in a higher education establishment.
In accordance with Article D 841-4 of the Education Code, the request for reimbursement must be made on the digital portal cvec.etudiant.gouv.fr.
CVEC reimbursement requests for students not subject to the CVEC are subject to the four-year limitation period.
No. You are not obliged to pay the CVEC if you are completing your studies in a period overrunning the original academic year and you do not have to pay any enrolment fees for the new academic year.
You should enrol through the website, and you will have to pay the contribution. Once you receive the confirmation, you can apply for a refund.
Before coming, make sure that you have received a positive response from the residence (confirmation email). If not, call the number stated on the admitted student document. You can collect keys Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm, starting from Thursday 22 August 2019.
For information on how to get to École Centrale de Lyon, visit Getting to the campus. The reception desk of the residence is located on the ground floor of building X (rdc 51 Chemin des Mouilles 69130 Ecully).
You will be welcomed by the residence supervisor and 2nd year students from the Residence Bureau (BDR). The BDR will help you choose the room on the floor that suits you. There are different floors according to tastes and personality, such as V45 mountain/ski, U56 music, etc.
The supervisor will go through the administrative formalities with you: collection of the ID photo, bank details, photocopy of your passport or ID card, collection of the €500 security deposit plus the first month’s rent, handover of keys and inventory checklist (make sure to note any damage, the institute will use this inventory to check the state of your room when you depart).
While Student Affairs has not validated your file, you can log in to modify any documents you provided.
No, the residence can only receive new lodgers from Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm. To stay during the weekend, you must arrive before 4pm on the Friday before.
Our system does not allow us to modify the payment method. You can pay by card at the start of term or by any other available methods.
Yes, but it's not an obligation for the company.
Yes, students preparing a higher education diploma through apprenticeship are subject to the CVEC pursuant to Article L.841-5 of the Education Code, which stipulates that "the contribution is due each year by students when they register for initial training in a higher education institution" and that apprenticeship is one of the modalities of initial training.
Furthermore, the CVEC is a tax which cannot be assimilated to a registration fee or a royalty.
Students enrolled on a vocational training contract are part of continuing education and training and are not subject to this tax.
You must register administratively with our establishment.
The registration fees are reduced for the gap year.
If you make an accompanied gap year (CCPMI, C-PECL, Digital Lab), you will also have to pay the corresponding fees for these additional courses.
The start dates are only for students who will have a pedagogical activity on campus. However, do not forget to register.
Yes since you are enrolled in initial training in a higher education institution and are therefore subject to payment of the CVEC (see circular n°2019-030 of 10 April 2019 published in BOESRI n°15 of 11 April 2019).
You can send the application in mid-August, but it is best to send it once you have definitively accepted the institute’s offer to enrol.
First-year students take precedence over all others. They are guaranteed a room until the first day of term.
Yes, the studios allow you to apply for the APL. It will depend on your personal circumstances and eligibility.
It is not actually the APL but the ALS (Social Accommodation Allowance) that you can apply for. To give you an idea, depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility, the monthly allowance to grant holders and non-grant holders in 2020 is €112 and €86 respectively. You can perform a simulation on the CAF website. To make sure you do not lose any entitlements, carry out the online procedures as soon as possible.
No, but there are three wall-mounted lights. Two on one side, and the third opposite.
The placement year is taken at the end of the second year. Such a placement year is possible at the end of the first year but not common.
For 1st year students (entering September) applying for Adoma, we suggest you send your application as soon as you have the results of the competitive examination; in general, rooms are all booked by the first week of August! Apply using the choice of residence form as soon as possible.
Under public accounting rules, cheques are cashed on receipt.
For clubs and societies, please ask them during the welcome for the new academic year to find a solution.
Administrative enrolment must be carried out before the stated deadline (shortly before the start of term). The earlier you do it, the quicker your file can be checked and be completed and, if necessary, corrected. The different sections of your file allow us to calculate the fees payable, prepare your student card and your student account before your arrival.
Carrying out this procedure is all the more important in light of the COVID-19 pandemic so that we can be fully organised to welcome you in light of all precautions. Any student who has not completed enrolment in time may not receive their student card on the first day.
No person will be accepted from the start of term if they have not finalised enrolment.
Yes, there are many parking spaces around the four buildings of the residence.
There are no microwaves in the rooms at Adoma, but you are allowed to bring one.
Are not allowed in the rooms: electric heating, air conditioning, washing machine, dryer, dishwasher... (Charges are included in the rent and there is no individual meter, so not everything is allowed). This type of device should be removed immediately.
No. They are prohibited under the residence's regulation for fire safety reasons.
The internal regulation of the Comparat residence states that no household appliances are allowed in the rooms. However, a kettle or coffee maker is permissible.
Yes, provided that, in the end, you are not enrolled in any initial education at a higher education institute.
However, if you dropped out, no refund is possible.
The student social security regime was operated by student mutual insurance companies that were delegated by the State. They still continue to offer insurance to students, as a supplement to State services.
However, you are no longer obliged to seek insurance from a student mutual insurance company. There are other bodies that offer health cover (insurers, mutual insurance companies, banks, etc.) You should compare offers.
Lastly, if you have problems accessing healthcare, you can benefit from the supplemental Universal Health Coverage (CMU) or complementary health assistance. Health insurance can also provide you with occasional and one-off financial aid. Find out more from the Primary Health Insurance Fund (CPAM).
You must follow the normal registration procedure at the School, as if you had chose a "definitive yes". If your first wish becomes free, you will be able to cancel. It is advisable to wait until the back-to-school day to make the payment. In any case, a refund will be made in case of withdrawal (with the exception of 23 € for administration fees).
Small student jobs are offered by the campus administration.
All job offers are issued at the start of the year and the information is included in the different notices. These student jobs are for only a few hours per week and paid at the minimum wage.
If you would like to find work as a tutor or babysitter, such offers are available through societies and on MyECL (access is possible once you have your login details from the new academic year welcome).
It is the date of enrolment at the higher education institute, which cannot be before 1 September.
Until then, you will not be able to take out mutual health insurance (supplementary insurance) because you will not be registered with social security. The only remaining option is to take out full insurance cover, which is more expensive. It is therefore in your interests to carry out all procedures as soon as possible.
The enrolment website is closed. Is this normal? Online enrolment is suspended from Thursday 23 July until Monday 17 August 2020, inclusive. Emails will not be answered during this period. When École Centrale de Lyon reopens, files and correspondence will be handled according to each person's term start and those files deemed priority for the new academic year. Please be patient, all files will be processed.
If you have started to pay, it is impossible to cancel the next pending payment.
You can settle the total with the accounting officer (all payments) or by cheque, bank transfer, money order (see Payment Methods Guide). Otherwise, the payment schedule will remain applicable.
If you have not started to pay, contact ECL’s Collection Office to adjust your file.
Generally, to the French consulate based in the country where the document was issued.
This option is given at the time of the online enrolment. Payments will be close to identical and spread over three consecutive months.
Example: annual cost for an engineering student – €2,500:
- 1st payment in September: €834
- 2nd payment in October: €833
- 3rd payment in November: €833
For all enquiries relating to payment schedules, please contact ECL’s Collections Office.
If you fall into one of the categories that exempts you from paying the contribution, you can apply for reimbursement of the contribution. You must apply before 31 May of the relevant academic year through the website cvec.etudiant.gouv.fr.
If you abandon enrolment and obtain cancellation of your place after having paid the CVEC, you can apply for a refund using a certificate from the institute proving abandonment of your enrolment.
On the other hand, if you leave your course during the year, no refund for your payment will be possible.
Students who are nationals of an EU/EEA Member State or of Switzerland must have a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) before coming to France. In this case, they must apply for it through the relevant channels.
The Comparat residence supplies microwaves, fridges and cooking hobs. You should bring your own kitchen utensils and crockery: plates, cutlery, pots and pans. Depending on the floor, the residents will decide to share them or not. Some kitchens are better equipped than others.
The French social security regime reimburses about 70% of your incurred health expenses, subject to the prices regulated under social security, production of a doctor's note, use of generic medication, etc.
It is highly recommended to take out supplementary insurance to be more fully covered. This is particularly important for hospitalisations.
The issuance of the attendance certificate and student card or sticker officially confirm your enrolment. Enrolment will not be definitive until enrolment fees have been fully paid.
The message was probably directed to your spam folder. Check your email folders. In any event, you can look at your file by logging in again.
Check your situation in the opening schedule for enrolments. If the opening date for enrolments has passed, please contact Student Affairs to verify your situation.
Download the Core subjects programme.
They will be placed on the Intranet at the start of term.
You can download the medical record at the end of the enrolment procedure on the enrolment website (‘attached documents’ section) or on the website. You must fill in the sections that apply to you and the doctor at Centrale Lyon will complete it.
Student Affairs does not collect this document. You will have to give it directly to the campus doctor or nurse.
Article L. 841-5 of the French Education Code states that ‘students who hold, for the academic year in which the contribution is payable, a higher education grant or annual allowance awarded under the student aid schemes mentioned in Article L. 821-1 of this code shall be exempt from the payment of this contribution.’
The relevant grants are those paid by any government ministry as well as those allocated by regional councils to students enrolled in paramedical and medico-social programmes. Similarly, the exemption is extended to students holding a grant awarded by a public higher education institute or education grant paid out of public funds.
Students holding a French Government Grant (BGF) are exempt from paying the CVEC. However, grants from foreign governments (BGE) do not exempt the student from paying the CVEC.
Any student who is exempt from the CVEC but mistakenly pays it may apply for a reimbursement. The application must be done online through cvec.etudiant.gouv.fr, by 31 May of the academic year for which they paid the CVEC.
Under a special rule, reimbursement of the CVEC is available to students undertaking education in prison who have paid the CVEC for their enrolment in a higher education institute.