Campus Kjølnes

From 5610 kr

Living at Campus Kjølnes you are the closest neighboor to the university. At Campus Kjølnes student accommodation you may choose from a variety of housing units.

Welfare Host

About the buildings:

Campus Kjølnes student accommodation consists of eight houses and a technical building. There are 103 units:

  • 82 single units with private kitchen and bathroom
  • 14 single units with private kitchen and bathroom, as well as a loft room
  • One HC accessible couple's apartment.
  • Two couple apartments.
  • One couple apartment with a loft room.
  • Three family apartments.
  • There are HC accessible single units in each house. 

Electricity is included in the rent. 

The buildings meets the requirements for low energy housing and is connected to central heating. Heating and hot water are provided from the central heating. The buildings have sedum rooftops (green rooftops) that contributes to reduce the use of energy by isolating during winter time and cool down during summer time.

Think of the environment - help us to save electricity!

Campus Kjølnes is right next to the University.

Campus Kjølnes has attractive outdoor areas. Feel free to use any outdoor furniture. 

Parking is free of charge at the marked parking lot closest to the student housing, but you need a parking permit from SSN that states your affiliation to Campus Kjølnes. Permission is received by contacting SSN´s Service Office. Please give your name, where you live, type of car and the cars licence plate in the e-mail.

The parking lot closest to the student housing counts 22 SSN-marked parking spaces, where one is reserved for HC-user and two for EL-car (not free of charge).  If you wish to rent space for your electric car, you may apply via My Page, and space is assigned after the "first come, first served"-principle.

The remaining parking spaces belongs to Porsgrunn High School (PVS), and parking on these spaces could cause fines by PVS's rates.

You may also park your car at USN's parking lots at Campus Porsgrunn, if no space is available close to the student housing. Remember to register at USN link when parking at USN's parking lots.

There is bicycle parking in a private locked room. We encourage you to bring a private bicycle lock and lock your bike. 

The shared laundry room is located in the technical building, and use of the washing machine and tumble drier is free. The three- and two-bedroom apartments with lofts have private washing machines. 

There is a separate building with storage rooms for each unit. 

Underground waste containers are placed in front of building no. 50. Remember to recycle!

District heating system

Electricity is included in the rent.

The building is attached to a district heating system that contributes to heating of water, ventilation heating and heating of radiators.

Think of the environment - help us saving energy!

Efficient house

Electricity is included in the rent. 

The buildings satisfy the requirement for energy efficient houses and are attached to a district heating system. Heating and hot water come from the district heating system. The buildings have sedum roofs (green roofs) which help to reduce energy consumption by insulating in winter and cooling down in summer.


Cable in router

Internet via cable


A router from SSN has been placed in your apartment. To use a wired connection, you must connect the device you wish to use through this.

We recommend that you use network cables of the standard cat5e or newer.

Cable in wall - two ports

Internet via cable


To use a wired connection, you can connect your device directly to the wall socket. There are two outlets in the socket, use the port to the left/odd number. Authentication (login) is also required to activate the internet. You must log in with your student account ([email protected] + password).


You obtain your student account from the university at the start of studies. More information about student accounts can be found on the USN website for IT-services.

To connect several devices to the internet at the same time, a switch must be used. The tenant must obtain this him or herself. See this guide for the procedure.


Priv-ssid: Private wireless network

Own WiFi

SSID and password for your personal wireless network can be found under the internet tab on My page.

USN-guest

This is the guest network for USN. When you connect to this you will see guidance on how to register for 12 hours access.

WiFi: Eduroam

This is the same wireless network that you will find on campus (in addition to a number of other locations). To log in to eduroam, you must use your student account ([email protected] + password). You obtain your student account from the university at the start of studies. More information about student accounts can be found on the USN website.


Eduroam uses wpa-enterprise for authentication. This means you need both a username and password to log in. Many devices such as smart TV, Chromecast, Apple TV and gaming consoles do not support this and therefore cannot be used on Eduroam.

WiFi public areas

These wireless networks are available in public areas (kitchen/lounge/hallway).

Documents

Overview storingrooms pdf Laundry and storingnumber pdf Floorplan number 52-62 pdf Floorplan number 50-UU+singelroom pdf Floorplan number 64-Familyhouse pdf Outdooplan with adresses and parking pdf