If you are travelling to the campus by car, please use the University’s address below and park in ‘Valley Car Park’ just off of Boundary Road. There will be additional signage to direct you in the correct parking area on the day, and our Traffic Officers will be on hand to guide you to the parking bays which have been allocated for Applicant Day visitors.
Please note, parking is free for Applicant Day visitors, but you will need to email firstname.lastname@example.org in advance of your visit with your name, car make, model and registration number. Please ensure you email at least 72 hours in advance of your visit.
The address for our Colchester Campus is:
University of Essex
CO4 3SQ (for SatNav purposes please use CO7 9HT, which will take you to the main Wivenhoe Entrance to access Valley Car Park via Boundary Road).
If you have travelled by train, the following bus routes will take you to our Campus:
From Colchester North Station: 61, 62, 62B. You can view the route map here.
The buses run every 15 to 20 minutes from Colchester North Station, taking you through Colchester Town Centre, our closest town to campus.
61 bus route times
North Station 0907 0922 0933 0948 1003 1018 1033 1048 1103 1118
South Courts 0943 0958 1008 1023 1038 1053 1108 1123 1138 1153
62 bus route times
North Station 0920 0940 1000 1020 1040 1100 1120 1140
South Courts 0946 1006 1026 1046 1106 1126 1146 1206
62B bus route times
North Station 0950
South Courts 1017
Please note, the above timings are subject to change.
At the end of the Applicant Day, we will be running a free coach service to Colchester North Station which will depart from our Colchester Campus at 4.00pm. You can reserve your place on the free coach when booking your Applicant Day via your myEssex portal.