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How to Apply


Every year King's Residences houses over 5,000 students across 11 of their residences. Our residences provide a safe and inclusive living space for students to grow both academically and personally. By applying to live in our residences you are opening up a world of possibilities.

 Please note: 

Applicants applying by 24 May 2018 are guaranteed accommodation; however, due to availability we may not be able to offer them a location within their preferences. We cannot make room allocations changes at this point but you may wish to email us on kingsresidences@kcl.ac.uk with your move request. 

If you hold an offer, the Allocations Team will contact you after the 17 August with the next steps in your room allocation process.

If you have been made an offer on 8 August 2018 and were unable to respond within the deadline, we will contact you then. We will not remove your booking until speaking to you after 17 August 2018.


How to apply 

Log-in to the online application portal to start your application.  

1. We recommend that you use either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing our accommodation portal

2. Please enter your username and password. Your username is your Student ID number and can be found on your academic offer letter. Your password is your Date of Birth in the format of DDMMYY.

3. Once you have logged on, click on Application and Booking Management (on the left-hand side menu) and select Main Menu. 

4. Click on Apply Here to start your application.

5. Ensure that you click Finish & Submit before closing the screen.

Accommodation Guarantee 

All applicants who meet the following conditions are guaranteed a place in College accommodation: 

 •       Have King’s College London as their firm choice for the 2018/19 academic year, for a full-time course,

•       Apply by midnight on Thursday, 24 May 2018 (UK time)

•       They have not already been offered accommodation for the year of application. 

Explore our Residences 

 Find out more about our residences here.

Application Timetable 


Frequently Asked Questions 

Here you will find answers to some common questions the Booking Office receives from applicants processing their application. FAQs 


King's Affordable Accommodation Scheme (KAAS)

Find out more about eligibility for KAAS and how to apply here

Important documents 

Explore King’s

Accommodation Take a look at our comfortable, safe residences to suit your budget, located close to King's teaching campuses.
Student life Art, food, music, shopping – you'll never find yourself with nothing to do in the world's most vibrant city.
Extra-curricular Discover the huge variety of extra-curricular opportunities at King’s, from MOOCs to language courses.
London living With four campuses by the River Thames and one in south London, King's is right in the heart of the capital.

Next steps

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