Contact the Exams Office

The Examinations Office is part of the Assessment Team in Academic Services. We are responsible for the coordination and management of the University's examination requirements at our Colchester and Southend Campus.

Our office :

  • administers central examinations in accordance with the University's requirements
  • prepares examination timetables
  • sets up and administers the examination halls
  • seeks to ensure complete accuracy in the preparation of examinations and papers
  • administers the arrangements for students with agreed individual exam needs

Please note that the Exams Office does not deal with results queries. Please email these to the Exam Boards team at

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 8.45am to 5pm (usually 8am to 5pm during exam periods).


  • Colchester Campus: LTB 4 during the Early, Summer or Resit exam periods and 6.101 during the Essex Abroad (December) and Christmas Vacation (January) exam periods. Outside of these times, please contact the Exams Office by live chat or phone, using the details below
  • Southend Campus: Please contact the Exams Office using the details below.


Telephone +44 (0)1206 873926
Live text chat Click the button in the bottom right hand corner of the page
Address Examinations Office, Academic Services, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ.