Contact the University

Contact details for external and internal users


The University of Leicester
University Road
United Kingdom

The main switchboard number is +44 (0) 116 252 2522.
The main fax number is +44 (0) 116 252 2200.

N.B. Some sections of the University are based off-campus with their own postal addresses. You can find the postal address for off campus departments on the appropriate departmental site (see A-Z of departments) but you may also address mail to the main campus address and it will usually be delivered on the same day it is received.

Course and Admissions Enquiries

For queries about admissions and University of Leicester courses please see Study with Us where you will find contact details for general enquiries and for any course you are interested in.

If you do not live in the United Kingdom and wish to enquire about studying at Leicester, please see the International student page.

Direct Contact Details

Please note that the University cannot provide direct contact details for individual students or any member of staff (unless already listed on a publicly accessible part of the web site).

To find the contact details for a member of staff, please use Search or look at the department or offices sections of the University.

Academic and departmental staff
See A-Z of Departments

Administrative and non-departmental staff
See A-Z of Services and Facilities.

You can also send mail for a department or individual to the main university postal address.

General Enquiries

We do not currently have a dedicated email address for general queries. If you cannot find a suitable contact on the web site and are not sure who you need to speak to, please write to the main address above, or call the switchboard (number above) and they will direct your query appropriately.

The Accommodation sites

Oadby Student Village

Oadby Student Village Reception
Manor Road, Oadby, Leicester LE2 2LG
T: 0116 223 1493

Beaumont Hall
Stoughton Drive South, Leicester, LE2 2NA

Digby Hall
Stoughton Drive South, Leicester, LE2 2NB

Gilbert Murray Stamford Hall
Manor Road, Leicester, LE2 2LH

John Foster Hall
Manor Road, Leicester, LE2 2LG

City Living

Nixon Court Reception
33 Putney Road, Leicester LE2 7TG
T: 0116 252 2428

Freemen's Common Houses
153/167 Welford Road, Leicester, LE2 6BF

Mary Gee Houses
101/107 Ratcliffe Road, Leicester

Nixon Court
33 Putney Road, Leicester, LE2 7TG

Opal Court
60 Lancaster Road, Leicester, LE1 7HA


Website Feedback

NB. These feedback methods are for website-related matters only. Please do not use these methods for queries about courses, applications or any other unrelated matters.

Website content

Comments or queries about the content/layout of the University of Leicester website, such as dead links or incorrect/out-of-date information etc should be addressed to the Webteam using our website content feedback form.

Technical problems

If you are having technical difficulties such as failure to log in, pages not loading, forms not working etc, please contact the IT Services helpdesk



In case of an Emergency on Campus

Call the Security Lodge on 0116 252 2023 or in an emergency out of hours call 0116 252 2888
The Security Lodge is open 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Crime Reporting, Prevention and Reduction

Contact the Leicestershire Constabulary on 0116 222 2222 or in an emergency dial 999 (9-999 if you are using a University phone).
If a crime or incident has taken place on University property or you notice suspicious behaviour, please contact the Control Room on 0116 252 2023 as they may be able to assist further.

Lost and Found Property

If you have lost or found something on campus, please contact the Security Lodge on 0116 223 1282. The Security Office is situated at Entrance 1 on the main University campus, just past the entrance barriers and is open 9.00am-5.00pm Monday-Friday.


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