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How to collect your keys

Find out where to collect your keys for your accommodation and when you can do this. You will need to show a copy of your housing offer letter either by printing it out or by showing it on your phone.

If you’re living on campus

If you’re living off campus

  • Caburn House and Lewes Study Lodge

    Caburn House is located in Lewes town centre, part of our partner Sussex Downs College.

    The address is 1 Mountfield Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2XH.

    It is six minutes by direct train from Lewes to the University’s train station at Falmer. The residence is a five-minute walk from Lewes Station. To collect your keys, go directly to Caburn House. You must bring your offer letter along with some ID to confirm that you have a booking through the University. It would be helpful if you could let us know your expected arrival time by emailing housing@sussex.ac.uk. Then we can let the Caburn team know when to expect you.

    Lewes Study Lodge is behind the White Hart Hotel, 55 High Street, Lewes, BN7 1XE.

    Collect your keys directly from the hotel reception (open at all times). Bring your offer letter along with some ID to confirm that you have a booking with the University. Contact Housing Services if you have any questions about this residence.

  • Kings Road, Victoria Road, Windlesham Road, York Avenue, Florence Road, Clifton Road, Ewhurst Road

    To collect your keys for your off campus room, go to Kings Road Residence reception at 51-53 Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 1NA.

    Over Welcome Weekend the reception at Kings Road will be open 24 hours a day.

    During the welcome week the reception at Kings Road will be open 24 hours a day, except from 5pm to 8pm.

    After the welcome week opening hours will return to the normal term time hours, which are 8pm to 12 midday the next day (closed from 12 midday to 8pm.)

    All other weekends apart from the welcome weekend, the reception is closed during the day and only open during the night from 8pm to 8am the next day.

    You might want a map of Kings Road Flats [PDF 530KB].

If you’re arriving late

If you’re staying in Stanmer Court, York House, Kings Road or East Slope Residences, these receptions are open 24 hours and University staff can help you with questions.

See what to do if you think you will be arriving late.

If you’re not sure where you’re living

Our accommodation falls into two categories – on campus and off campus. Check if you’re living in:

Other accommodation, not managed by us, is rented through private agents or landlords. Find out more about privately-rented accommodation.

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