COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

We're committed to keeping you safe, supported and informed about coronavirus. Find out what you can do to stop the spread.

Update for Summer Term 2022: With national COVID infections reducing, Government COVID restrictions have come to an end. The University is therefore now in a position to move from the Targeted Protection level we have been in since September 2021, and into a Steady State and end COVID restrictions on our campuses. For more information, please contact covid19@essex.ac.uk.

Post-pandemic arrangements

The University will now be operating under standard arrangements, developed through its usual processes and approval routes.

Keeping safe on campus

Health, safety and wellbeing guidance to keep you and our community safe on campus.

Stages of protection

The University has developed five operational levels under which it can function during the COVID-19 pandemic.