Reception hours

Kent Hospitality Receptions, situated in the Colleges and accommodation areas, are manned by staff who have a wealth of knowledge about student accommodation and the Canterbury campus.

Please see information below on each College reception, noting any amended opening times.

If you cannot reach an open reception outside of these hours and you require assistance please contact Campus Security.  

Amended Reception Hours

Please note open times for 19 & 20 June:

  • Darwin Saturday – 8am – 4pm
  • Tyler Court Saturday – 8am- 4pm
  • Eliot College Saturday – 8am – 1pm
  • Keynes College Saturday – 8am – 4pm  Sunday 8am – 1pm
  • Turing College Saturday – 8am – 4pm
  • Parkwood – Saturday – 8am – 4pm  Sunday 9am – 3pm

The following reception opening hours are reduced as follows until further notice;

Keynes 

09:00 - 15:00 Monday to Friday 08:00 - 13:00 Saturday & Sunday

Turing 

09:00 - 15:00 Monday to Friday 08:00 - 13:00 Saturday Closed Sunday 

Eliot 

09:00 - 15:00 Monday to Friday 08:00 - 13:00 Saturday Closed Sunday  

Darwin 

09:00 - 15:00 Monday to Friday 08:00 - 13:00 Saturday Closed Sunday  

Please only visit your reception if necessary, while maintaining social distancing practices as per the current Government Guidance. Thank you for your cooperation.

We will continue to update the Accommodation Coronavirus FAQs with further information.

Darwin College

Term-time opening hours:

Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 20:00 
Saturday, 08:00 - 13:00
Sunday, closed

Contact details: +44 (0)1227 827549 or Darwin_Reception@kent.ac.uk 

Darwin College Reception, The University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NY

Darwin College map

Eliot College

Term-time opening hours:

Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 20:00
Saturday, 08:00 - 13:00
Sunday, closed

Contact details: +44 (0)1227 823250 or Eliot_Reception@kent.ac.uk

Eliot College Reception, The University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NS

Eliot College map

Keynes College

Term-time opening hours:

Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 20:00
Saturday, 08:00 - 13:00
Sunday, 08:00 - 13:00

Contact details: +44 (0)1227 823622 or Keynes_Reception@kent.ac.uk

Keynes College Reception, The University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NP

Keynes College map

Park Wood

Term-time opening hours:

Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 16:00
Saturday, 08:00 - 13:00
Sunday, closed

Contact details: +44 (0)1227 823499 or Parkwood_Reception@kent.ac.uk

Park Wood Reception, The University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7SG

Park Wood map

Turing College

Term-time opening hours:

Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 16:00
Saturday, 08:00 - 13:00
Sunday, closed

Contact details: +44 (0)1227 816169 or Turingreception@kent.ac.uk

Turing College Reception, The University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7FN

Turing College map

Tyler Court

Term-time opening hours:

Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 16:00 
Saturday, 08:00 - 13:00
Sunday, closed

Contact details: +44 (0)1227 824480 or Tyler_Court_Reception@kent.ac.uk

Tyler Court Reception, The University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7UF

Tyler Court map

Woolf College

Term-time opening hours:

Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 16:30 
Saturday, 09:00 - 14:00
Sunday, closed

Contact details: +44 (0)1227 378700 or Woolfreception@kent.ac.uk

Woolf College Reception, The University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7BQ

Woolf College map

Becket Court & Rutherford College

  • If you live in Becket Court, reception services (including fob/key collection on Arrivals Weekend and mail collection during term-time as well as key returns) operate from Eliot College Reception.
  • If you live in Rutherford College, reception services (including fob/key collection on Arrivals Weekend and mail collection during term-time as well as key returns) operate from Tyler Court Reception.
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