It's really quick and easy to apply for returning student accommodation. All you need to do is head to our application pages and apply!
Returning student applications will stay open until there is no remaining availability.
On the Canterbury campus, and you can apply for any accommodation option except Eliot and Turing College which is reserved for first-year students.
Demand for en-suite rooms is high and as we allocate accommodation on a 'first come first served' basis it's best to apply as early as possible!
Returning KMMS students can also apply for designated Park Wood accommodation via a separate link.
For Medway students returners accommodation is available at Pier Quays (including phase two rooms) with exclusive sport membership included when booking through us.
We'll be sending an email confirming your exact room/college allocation from March 2021 onwards depending on your application date. So check your email regularly.
As soon as you've received your allocation you can log in to your application and accept your accommodation offer for 2021!
You'll need to accept or decline your offer before the expiry date, but you can cancel you accommodation application at any time prior to accepting your offer. However, once you have accepted your offer it becomes legally binding.
Take a look at our FAQs for all the answers
Read more about Canterbury returning student accommodation in this Q&A (PDF 3MB) including how to apply to live with friends.
Read more about returning student accommodation in Pier Quays in this Q&A (PDF 561KB) including how to apply to live with friends.
Now! You can apply for Canterbury and Pier Quays accommodation using our online application pages here!
With no application or deposit charges, you only need to pay the standard accommodation price in September 2021. See our Canterbury 2021/22 prices page.
Canterbury: We've reserved limited rooms across campus in all colleges except in Eliot and Turing College just for returners. Medway: We have en-suite rooms including rooms in phase two.
Yes, KMMS students can apply from February via a separate link which has been emailed to you.
There are a lot of great benefits to living with us again in your second and third year such as being able to live with friends and a quick and easy application process, but for Medway students we have a couple of exclusive extra incentives when booking directly through the University of Kent:
Please note, when accepting your accommodation offer you will need to make a £250 advanced rent payment. This will then be deducted from your first accommodation payment at the start of term and is non-refundable if you cancel your agreement after seven days of accepting.Apply direct now