Getting started at Kent
Congratulations and welcome to Kent. You will become a registered student when you attend the Arrivals Weekend. However, to be able to complete registration, you must do the following before you arrive:
- Complete your online enrolment
- claim your IT account
- choose your modules (if required).
- arrange fee payment
- apply for accommodation (if applicable)
- get immunised against illnesses
- register with the Disability and Dyslexia Support Service if you need to
After you have followed the steps below, you should look at the 'New student information' for your particular place of study (see menu on the left).There is also specific information for postgraduate and international students which you should read in addition to the new student information if applicable.
Enrolling at Kent
Please do not attempt to enrol until you have received your student ID number which will be emailed to you. Brussels students should view the Brussels pages.
Claiming your IT account
Your Kent IT account will allow you access to computing facilities on campus, remotely from your home, library or internet cafe. You will also be able to access the Student Data System.
Choosing your modules
If you are required to choose modules, you will be sent details what to do and when.
The Student Data System enables you to choose modules (full-time students only), update your records and view your timetable, coursework deadlines, marks and results.
Arranging your fee payments
In order to fully register prior to your arrival, you need to arrange a method and system of payment. Our 'Arrange your finances' section will help you choose the best method for you.
If you've applied for University accommodation, you will be sent information about the next steps.
In order to achieve maximum protection it is very important that you have been
immunised against meningitis C and measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)
before attending university.
If you have specific learning difficulties, physical or sensory impairments and medical conditions, you should contact the Disability and Dyslexia Support Service (DDSS). The DDSS offers confidential advice on suitable educational support and employs a diverse range of support staff to meet your requirements. Our advisers can also assist you with applications for the Disabled Students' Allowance.