Attendance and engagement

Recording your attendance

Recording your attendance

We monitor your attendance at teaching sessions using your student card and an electronic recording system called Count-Me-In.

Using your card to record attendance

Find out about the key points to note when using your card to record your attendance.

Faulty cards or card readers

Find out what to do if you think your card is faulty or if a reader in the room isn't working.

Forgotten or lost cards

What you need to know about your attendance if you've forgotten or lost your card.

Reporting your absence

Periods of extended absence from teaching

Find out what you need to do if you're away from teaching events for more than ten days.

Report an absence

If you have missed or will miss one or more teaching events or tests, you must report your absence in your My Essex portal.

Jury service

Find out what you need to do if you're summoned for jury service.

Learner Engagement Activity Portal (LEAP)

LEAP (Learner Engagement Activity Portal)

LEAP (Learner Engagement Activity Portal) is our student-centred, personalised engagement tool.

Using LEAP

Find out how you can make full use of the Learner Engagement Activity Portal (LEAP).

Monitoring attendance and progress

Concerns about your progress

What happens if the University is concerned about your progress and where you can seek help.

How and why we monitor your attendance

We monitor your attendance so we can identify where you might need guidance or support.

Getting an email about your attendance and engagement

What you need to do if you receive an email about your attendance and engagement.