For addresses and locations of our other campuses and learning shops please see our main campus and training centres page.
The College at Braintree
☎ (01206) 814 000
The College at Clacton
☎ (01206) 712 234
The gates for the College Campuses are opened from 6am, with classrooms and facilities opening at their stated times.
For information on Library Opening Times please click here.
Reception and Switchboard
The Colchester Institute Reception and Switchboard – 01206 712000 is open from 8:00am – 19:30pm Monday to Thursday and from 8:00am – 17:00pm on Friday.
To search for a number, please use our Telephone Directory.
Absence Reporting Line
There is a dedicated Absence Reporting Line – (01206) 712160 for all Colchester Institute students.
The line is manned from 8am. Callers before this time can leave a message.
All calls are logged and the relevant tutor is notified. It is preferable to call before 9am.
Please note: Students need to notify their tutor directly for lateness notifications.
Sheepen Road, Colchester
If arriving via the A12 from the south take the A133 exit signposted for Colchester Central. Follow the signs for Town Centre. At the third roundabout take the fourth exit into Sheepen Road, signposted for Colchester Institute and the campus is on the left, beyond the retail park. A public car park is on the right.
If arriving via the A12 from the north or the A120 from the east (Clacton) take the A1232 exit, and follow signs for the Town Centre. At the double roundabout take the third exit onto Cowdray Avenue, signposted for Leisure World. At the second roundabout take the left hand filter lane onto Westway, signposted for Town Centre, and at the next roundabout take the fourth exit into Sheepen Road, as above.
Please note, there is no visitor parking available at the Sheepen Road campus, visitors should park in the nearby public pay and display car park on Sheepen Road.
Church Lane, Braintree
If entering Braintree from Dunmow, Chelmsford, Witham, or Colchester turn right onto Braintree by-pass. Continue over the roundabouts and on arriving at the roundabout for Broad Road (first exit) and Sudbury, Halstead, Haverhill A1017, A131 (second exit) take the first exit into Broad Road. Continue down the hill and at the second mini roundabout turn right into Church Lane and you will find the campus on the right hand side. There are visitor and student parking areas.
Colchester Institute welcomes all our Graduates to the new alumni page.
We’d love for you to share your latest news with us, whether you graduated last year or 10 years ago. We want you to keep in touch with the College and with each other. You are now a member of a special community; the Colchester Institute Alumni. We hope that being a part of this association will be of value and benefit to you.
Simply fill in the form below so that we can hear the fantastic ways in which you are making a difference in the world.