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 University campus. They will also be able to provide you with public transport information as well as a list of local, reputable taxi companies. Most receptions also sell travel adapters.
Please note that if you live in Becket Court, reception services (including fob/key collection on Arrivals Weekend and mail collection during term time) operate from Eliot College Reception.
Please note that if you live in Rutherford College, reception services (including fob/key collection on Arrivals Weekend and mail collection during term time) operate from Tyler Court Reception.
Reception opening times**
Altered Reception Opening Times
The health, safety and wellbeing of all our students and staff remaining on campus in the current situation is our top priority and as such please note from Monday 22 June 2020 all college receptions will be closed until further notice with the following exceptions:
Keynes College Reception will be open 09:00 - 14:00, Monday to Friday.*
Park Wood Reception will be open 09:00 - 15:00, Monday to Friday.*
Tyler Court Reception will be open 09:00 - 15:00, Monday to Friday.*
Woolf College Reception will be open 10:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 16:00, Monday to Friday and also 09:00 - 14:00 on Saturdays
*This reception is closed on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 July.
If you need assistance and cannot contact one of these receptions or it is outside of these opening hours please contact Campus Security.
We appreciate your understanding as we continue to deliver our services. These times are likely to change to respond to demand, however any future reception opening time changes will also be posted here. Please only visit your reception if absolutely necessary, while maintaining social distancing practices as per the current Government Guidance. Please see your reception's phone and email information below as alternative contact methods during opening hours. Thank you for your cooperation.
We will continue to update the Accommodation Coronavirus FAQs with further information.
Standard Term-time opening hours:*
Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 20:00
Saturday, 08:00 - 13:00
*Please note this reception is currently closed until further notice.
Contact details: +44 (0)1227 827549 or Darwin_Reception@kent.ac.uk
**Please note, all times are subject to change according to business requirements