Feedback and general contact details

Please send comments, corrections and/or suggestions to [email protected]. We will do our best to forward more general comments and questions to other parts of the University, but it will be quicker if you contact them direct.

A number of useful contact addresses and phone numbers are listed on this page. If you cannot find the telephone number you require, the phone number of the University switchboard is (01223) 337733.

Full lists of all Departments and Colleges are available. Email addresses for staff and students can be found in the email directory.

Undergraduate applications

Information about undergraduate courses and admissions is available online. Email queries about undergraduate admissions or courses should go either to the college concerned or to [email protected]

Graduate applications

Information about admissions to graduate courses and research degrees is available online. Email queries about graduate admissions should go either to the college concerned or to [email protected]

Press enquiries

Contact details for the media are listed on?the Communications pages.

How to find the University

The Colleges and all parts of the University are spread over a large area of the city and surrounding area. The University has an indexed map, which is available online and can also be purchased on paper from the Press Bookshop, 1 Trinity Street, Cambridge, CB2 1SZ ([email protected]).
Links to the main sites are as follows:

Computing enquiries and reporting problems

University Information Services (UIS) has web pages at Enquiries to [email protected]. Questions and support about Computing facilities to [email protected].

To report computer security problems originating from within see the information Information about Cambridge Computer Emergency Response Team is at and there is a form for Cambridge users to report incidents.

Detailed contact information & list of contacts

The central address for University business is:
The Old Schools,
Trinity Lane,
Cambridge CB2 1TN

Central University Switchboard +44 (0)1223 337733

A full list of all Departments and Colleges are available. Email addresses for staff and students can be found in the email directory.

Below is a list of some of the most commonly requested telephone numbers in the University. Prefix the number with the STD code 01223 (+44 1223 from outside the UK) unless another code is given. There is also a more detailed list of contacts?in the administrative offices for those that have a more accurate contact requirement.

Office Telephone ?
Academic affairs 332200
(Academic Division)
Accommodation 338099
(Accommodation Service)
[email protected]
Adult Education (01223) 746222
(Institute of Continuing Education)
[email protected]
Alumni 332288
(Cambridge Alumni Relations Office)
[email protected]
Applications (undergraduate) 333308
(Cambridge Admissions Office)
[email protected]
Applications (postgraduate) 760606
(Board of Graduate Studies)
[email protected]
Buildings 337770
(Estate Management)
[email protected]
Cambridge Enterprise 760339 [email protected]
Careers advice 338288
(Careers Service)
[email protected]
Childcare Office 339905
[email protected]
(Childcare Officer)
[email protected]
Communications Office, for all media enquiries 332300 [email protected]
Computing matters 334600
(Information Services)
[email protected]
Network & email security [email protected]
Counselling Service 332865 [email protected]
Data Protection/FOI?Office 764142 [email protected]
[email protected]
Disability Resource Centre 332301 [email protected]

765999 (Helpdesk)

766631 (Training)

[email protected]

[email protected]

Fire Safety Unit 337822 [email protected]
Fundraising 332288
(Development Office)
[email protected]
Health and Safety Division 333301 [email protected]
Helpdesks ? ?
Job Opportunities (Human Resources) [email protected]
(Temporary Employment Service)
[email protected]
Old Schools Reception 332200 [email protected]
Personal and Professional Development 332343 [email protected]
Proctors 761561
(Junior Proctor)
[email protected]
(Senior Proctor)
[email protected]
(Motor Proctor)
[email protected]
Procurement Services 332233 [email protected]
Registrary 332200
[email protected]
Research Office 333543 [email protected]
Security Office 331818 [email protected]
Student Registry 766302 [email protected]
Students' Union 333313
[email protected]
Telephone numbers 337733
University Library 333000 [email protected]
Vice-Chancellor's Office 332291 [email protected]
[email protected]

University of Cambridge examinations

English language courses

The University does not run any general English language courses. The Language Centre of the University of Cambridge does offer English for Academic Purposes Pre-sessional and In-sessional programmes for incoming post-graduate students from abroad. For more information, please visit the Language Centre's website:

Subjects you can't study here

Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) is not available as a single course, although the individual subjects are (see There are a number of popular subjects that are not studied in the University at undergraduate level. The most commonly requested are accountancy, business management, nursing, dentistry, theatre studies or drama, pharmacy, physiotherapy, optometry?and midwifery. Please go to the UCAS website to find Universities where you can pursue them.?

Publications from Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press has its own web site at Enquiries to [email protected]