Maurice Shock Building (MSB)

  • Largest building on campus
  • Opened in December 1977
  • Named after Sir Maurice Shock who served as a Vice Chancellor at Leicester from 1977 to 1987

The fire alarms in MSB are tested on a Wednesday at 1:45pm each week, unless there are exams taking place. In the event of an alarm at any other time, fire evacuation procedures must be adhered to in a prompt and safe manner.

Bookings for the majority of rooms in the MSB are now taken centrally via For MSB College meeting rooms and the Centre for Medicine (CFM) Boardroom bookings please book via the room list on your University Outlook. Instructions on viewing MSB College Meeting rooms in Outlook can be found here. For further support, please contact the College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology directly by calling x 5606 or x 2965.

Please note that access to this building is restricted to authorised persons only (staff and students of the University). All staff and students will need to present a current ID to portering staff to gain entry. All external visitors will need to sign into the building and where possible a list of these visitors should be provided to portering staff in advance of the event they are attending -

Room CodeRoom TypeCapacityLocationBooking info
MSB LT1 Lecture Theatre 200 Ground/First Floor Central
MSB LT2 Lecture Theatre 124 First Floor Central
MSB G8 Seminar room 20 Ground Floor Central
MSB114a Seminar Room 20 First Floor Central
MSBG20 Meeting Room 20 Ground Floor MBSP
Meeting Rm 1 Meeting Room 8 Ground Floor MBSP
Meeting Rm 2 Meeting Room 2 Ground Floor MBSP
Meeting Rm 3 Meeting Room 4 Ground Floor MBSP
MSB G21a/b College Boardroom 18 Ground Floor MBSP
MSB G22 Seminar Room 20 Ground Floor Central
MSB G23 Seminar Room 21 Ground Floor Central
MSB G24 Seminar Room 21 Ground Floor Central
MSB G25 Seminar Room 21 Ground Floor Central
MSB G26 Seminar Room 12 Ground Floor Central
MSB G26a Seminar Room
18 Ground Floor Central
MSB G62 Computer room 40 Ground Floor Central

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