Your accommodation application



Date Event Further information
16 January 2019 Application page goes live for 2019/20 intake

New undergraduate students who have received a conditional or an unconditional offer from the University can submit an application from Wednesday 16 January 2019. Full details on our eligibility criteria.

New postgraduate students who have received a conditional or an unconditional offer from the University can submit an application. Full details on our eligibility criteria.

For both undergraduates and postgraduates, once you have submitted your application, you can change your accommodation preferences as many times as you like until 31/07/19. Please note that your application date will not change.

31 July 2019 Application Deadline for 2019/20 intake
Applications for accommodation must be received by 31 July. Late applications will be considered subject to availability.
15 August 2019 A level results day The University receives confirmation of A level results and makes decisions on applications. Other results may be received at different times.
19 August 2019 onwards Offers sent out

The University sends offers of accommodation once all conditions have been met and unconditional places have been confirmed.

Once you have been allocated a room an email will be sent to your preferred email address supplied on your application.

Your offer has an expiry date so just in case you miss the email you can check to see if you have been offered a room here.

26 August 2019 onwards Clearing

Late, adjustment, clearing and late postgraduate applicants will be offered accommodation subject to availability.

Adjustment and clearing applicants must apply online and answer the question requesting university accommodation when prompted to do so during the online clearing application process. Details of those applicants who request accommodation via the clearing application form will automatically be passed to the accommodation Office for consideration in line with stated eligibility criteria.

Please read our eligibility criteria for further details.

August/September 2019 Pre-arrival

Visit the accommodation website for information on what to bring with you as well as useful tips from our current students.

Visit the University Getting Started pages for further information on what to do before you arrive.

14 and 15 September 2019 Arrivals Weekend You've made it! You have now arrived on our beautiful campus. We would like to welcome 6,500 new undergraduate and postgraduate students and wish them all the best with settling in and beginning a new adventure.
16 September 2019 Welcome Week Join in with all the social activities and say hello to your housemates. There is so much to do so keep an eye on the Kent Union website for events and all the fun that is planned just for you.
23 September 2019 Term starts If you have not arrived and are yet to inform us of your late arrival then you need to get in touch with the Accommodation Office.


Accommodation, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent

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

Last Updated: 13/06/2019