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All new student and returning students must register at the start of each academic year. The full process for new students includes activating your student record for the academic year, your email account, access to IT and library services, and enrolment on modules and confirming your contact details.

Pre-arrival and online registration is currently closed. Information about registration for students starting courses in September and October 2015 will be published in summer 2015.

Registration for courses starting November 2014 to July 2015

If you are starting your studies during the academic year, please go to the relevant location to complete Registration:

  • Colchester Campus - Registry (Room 6.116)
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  • Loughton Campus - Hatfields or Roding House

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  • Colchester Campus

    For all enquiries about registration at the Colchester Campus, please contact:

    Registration Office

    Academic Section, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ

    Location 6.121

    Telephone +44 1206 872174

    Email registration@essex.ac.uk

  • Loughton Campus

    For all enquiries about registration at the Loughton Campus, please contact:

    Student Support Office

    East 15 Acting School, University of Essex, Hatfields, Rectory Lane, Loughton, Essex, IG10 1PR

    Location Ground Floor, Hatfields House

    Telephone +44 208 418 7346

    Email lstserv@essex.ac.uk

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    Southend Campus Student Services

    University of Essex, Elmer Approach, Southend SS1 1LW

    Location 2nd Floor, The Forum

    Telephone +44 1702 328225

    Email stuadmin@essex.ac.uk