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Are you returning to continue your studies? You must register at the start of each academic year. We're here to welcome you back with all the help and advice you'll need.

All new students and returning students must register at the start of each academic year. As a new student this includes activating your student record for the academic year and your email account, getting access to IT and library services, enrolling on modules and confirming your contact details.

Step 1: Obtain your Essex login details before you arrive

Step 2: Complete Pre-Arrival online

  • Pre-Arrival online will open on 4 September 2017 at 12pm (midday) - this will let you confirm important information about yourself, upload a passport size photograph for your student card, and will mean less time queueing when you come to complete registration in person.  We will notify you by email with further information.

Step 3: Register in person when you arrive

Documents you must bring to Registration

  • All students:
    • photo ID (eg passport, driving licence or national identity card)
    • original certificates of your qualifications (if our Admissions team have asked to see them)
    • documents relating to how you are paying your tuition fees (if you're self-funded, you will need to pay at least one term's tuition fees before you can register)

  • Additional documents for non-EEA international students: (read more about visa checks at registration)
    • passport
    • visa/BRP (if your BRP is ready before Registration, you should collect your BRP first and bring it with you)
    • a copy of your CAS statement

Where and when to register

First registration on 25 September for MSc Physiotherapy, MSc Speech and Language Therapy and MSc Occupational Therapy at the Student Services Hub in the Silberrad Student Centre

Registration for all other courses is between Tuesday 3 October and Friday 6 October 2017 in the Sports Centre at the allocated time for your department, as listed in the schedule.

Registration takes place between Tuesday 19 September and Friday 6 October 2017.

Come to TF.2.13 on the second floor of The Forum. at the allocated time for your department, as listed in the schedule.

Come to CS1 and CS2 on Tuesday 26 September 2017 at the allocated time for your course as listed in the schedule.

All new students starting their studies from January to August 2017 will need to register in their Student Services Hub. If you're registering as an Essex Abroad or Essex Pathways student, you will be contacted directly by your department with details about the date and time of your registration session. All other students should make their own arrangements to register during the opening hours of their Student Services Hub.

Contact us

For more information or additional advice and guidance, contact our Registration team.