Find information about your attendance at Sussex, and what to do if something changes.

Term dates

Your attendance generally reflects the cycle of the academic year.

See our academic year dates and find out when there are holidays and breaks.

If the University is closed

It is very rare for Sussex to be closed. We are an open campus.

There might be times where there are fewer staff and students on campus, such as:

In any case, we will keep you updated and make sure you are not disadvantaged in your education.

Staying over the holidays

Check your options for staying on or near campus during a break.

Registering attendance for teaching sessions

You may need to use the SussexMobile App to register attendance at teaching sessions.

Absence policy

You can download your attendance, engagement and absence policy to check what’s expected of you during your course.