Accommodation

Canterbury September 2019 arrivals

Accommodation application pages are live! You can now submit your application.

New students should plan to arrive over the weekend of 14 and 15 September 2019

If you are arriving by car, you must print out an unloading permit, available from your accommodation account. Please see our Arrivals Unloading Map for further instructions.

On arrival, keys can be collected from your accommodation reception. Make sure that you have printed your arrival pass, available from your accommodation account.

Depending on where you live on campus this is what your arrivals pass and unloading permit should look like.
You can download yours through your accommodation account.

Arrival directions for sat nav users

These post codes will take you to the nearest car park.

Location Postcode
Darwin College and Houses CT2 7NZ
Eliot College and Becket Court CT2 7NP
Keynes College CT2 7NP
Rutherford College CT2 7NZ
Turing College CT2 7FN
Tyler Court A, B and C CT2 7NZ
Park Wood Flats CT2 7WU
Park Wood Houses CT2 7SG
Woolf College CT2 7BQ

Please view the reception opening times.

Late arrivals

For any unexpected or very late night arrivals, the University security service, Campus Security, is available 24 hours a day on +44 (0)1227 823300 to assist. You will need to show your accommodation arrival pass to Campus Security officers before you will be allowed into your accommodation.

Changes to your arrival date?

If your travel arrangement change, please update your arrival information and obtain a new arrival pass and unloading permit by logging into your accommodation account. You will be able to do this until Thursday 12 September 2019.

If you can't arrive on your selected arrival date and are unable to your arrival information online, please contact the Accommodation Office or call + 44 (0)1227 766660. They will be able to advise you on when and how you will be able to collect your keys.

Accommodation Office opening hours

For Arrivals Weekend (Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September) the Accommodation Office will be open 9.00 - 18.00. From Monday (16 September) normal hours are resumed (9.00 - 17.00, Mon-Fri).

Friend and family off-campus accommodation for Arrivals Weekend

We regret there is limited on-campus accommodation for family and friends. There are a small number of self-catered rooms at Beverley Farmhouse on the Canterbury campus that can be booked for Arrivals Weekend. Please check availability here and book online.

Guest house or hotel accommodation in Canterbury can be booked via Canterbury Visitor Centre or telephone +44 (0)1227 378100.


Accommodation, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent

Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 766660 or Contact us

Last Updated: 24/04/2019