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www.examsessex.com

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Dates & timetables

Exam dates 2014-15 (including resits)
Exam periods at the Colchester campus.


General exam timetables (Colchester campus)
These are the general exam timetables that indicate when an exam is running. They do not give you your room or seat number or indicate any individual arrangements you may have, such as extra time.

Personalised exam timetable / exam entry form (requires Essex log-in)
This includes your room and seat number. You need to take your Exam Entry Form to your exam.

Exam venues
Room layouts for the major exam venues.

Notification of religious commitments
If you are unable to take exams on a Sabbath, holy day or religious festival, you must notify Student Support in advance - by 31 October for January exams and 31 January for the summer exams.

Absence & Extenuating Circumstances

Exam absence form
Online form for notifying the University of your absence from an exam. You must complete an Extenuating Circumstances form as well if you want your circumstances to be considered by the Board of Examiners.

Extenuating Circumstances form and guidance - Undergraduate students

Extenuating Circumstances form and guidance - Postgraduate students


Results

Exam results (requires Essex log-in)
See top of this page for publication dates.


Board of Examiners - Result Publication Schedule
Find out when your exam board meets and when your results will be available.

Appeals
Guidance and forms for appealing against exam results, exam board outcomes or academic offences committee decisions. We strongly recommend you contact the Students' Union Advice Centre first, via their dedicated form.

Order transcripts and certificates
Current and former students can order all kinds of certificates and letters here.

Resits

Resit Examinations September 2015
7-11 September 2015

Resit Exams Abroad - September 2015
Applications are not yet open.

Pay resit or dissertation resubmission fees
Pay fees and invoices by credit and debit card or wire transfer.

General

Student Guide to Examinations
A handy guide to everything you need to know about your exams.

Dictionaries in Examinations

Exam skills
Tips on preparing for exams and answering exam papers from the University's mySkills website.

Exam stress
Tips for coping with the difficult exams season from Student Support.

Cheating and plagiarism
Information about authorship and plagiarism that you should read before submitting any work for assessment.

Individual Exam Arrangements
Need extra time in your exams? Need to be seated away from the main exam venue? Need the paper in an alternative format such as large print? Need a computer, a reader or a scribe? You must apply to Student Support by 31 October 2014. Special arrangements for injuries will still be considered after this date.

Examination Regulations (part of the Academic Regulations)

Student access to exam scripts after examinations
If you wish to view your exam script or see the marks received for individual questions, you should do so within four weeks of your results being published.

Student Support
Information and contact details.

Exams Office Deadlines 2014-15 (PDF)
A year in the life of the Exams Office, including deadlines relevant to you.

Overview of Exam Arrangements for Departmental Staff
New to exams? This brief guide will help.

Good Practice Guide for Departmentally-arranged Exams/Tests (DOC)
A guide to help your Department prepare for any exams that are not administered by the Exams Office.

Exam Scripts Order Form
Do you need answer books and/or supplementary sheets for your in-class tests or Departmentally-arranged exams? You can order them here.
Materials can also be sent to the Southend campus.

Examinations and Assessment Policies
The official policies from the Academic Standards and Quality site.

Exam Paper Guide (DOC)
A guide to producing and submitting an exam paper.

Exam Paper Template (DOC)
A template to help you compile your exam paper.

Print Authorisation Form
 (DOC)
The PAF is where you specify any equipment that needs to be provided to candidates or anything they are allowed to bring in with them, as well as any special printing instructions for the paper. Generally the Exams Office will provide you with a PAF to check, sign and return - but if needs be, you can print your own.

Regulations, Policy and Guidelines
Links to relevant policy documents.
Invigilators General
Invigilating at the University of Essex

Invigilation Handbook
(PDF)
Registered invigilators can contact the Exams Office for password

Submit your timesheet online


Print a paper timesheet

Log in to HR Organiser

What is HR Organiser?

University of Essex Webmail
Office location and opening hours

External exam candidates: sitting your exam at the University of Essex

External exam candidates: GCSEs and A-levels

Central Timetable Office

Registry

Academic Section staff contact list

University phonebook



Contact the Exams Office

Colchester campus

Tel: +44 (0)1206 87 2439
+44 (0)1206 87 2979
Fax: +44 (0)1206 460848
QQ: 3065169981
Email: examsacs@essex.ac.uk
Post: Examinations Office
Academic Section
Room 6.101
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
Colchester
CO4 3SQ
Visit us: Room 6.101
Opposite the Level 6 entrance to Blues.
Exams shares the room with the Central Timetable Office and the Course Records Team.
  Please note: Between 5 May 2015 and 5 June 2015, and between 1 September 2015 and 11 September 2015, the Exams Office is based in LTB 4.
Opening hours:

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  Please note: The Exams Office is usually closed between 13:00 and 14:00.
When based in LTB 4 during the main and resit exam periods, we are open 08:00-18:00 with no lunchtime closure.


Southend campus

Tel: +44 (0)1702 32 8231
Fax: +44 (0)1702 328330
Email: stuadmin@essex.ac.uk
Post: Student Administration
Elmer Approach
Southend-on-Sea
SS1 1LW
Visit us: Student Services Counter, Second floor, The Forum
Opening hours:

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