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The Proctors' and Marshal's Office

PLEASE NOTE: The Proctors' Office will close from Wednesday 23 December 2020 until Tuesday 5 January 2021

Welcome to the Proctors' and Marshal's Office, where you can find the information you need about who we are and what we do.

Two Proctors are nominated by the Colleges every year, and usually serve for one year as Pro-Proctor, followed by one year as Proctor in office, and then a year as Deputy Proctor.

There is also an Additional Pro-Proctor for Ceremonial.


Advice and current guidance information on COVID-19 can be found on the following websites; and

The Proctors have also issued some guidance in a Proctorial Notice on COVID-19 Gathering in Social Groups


Proctor's Surgery

The Junior Proctor is available for a drop-in session from 2.00-2.30 pm on Wednesdays of Full Term in the Proctors' Office, The Old Schools, or at other times by appointment. Members of the University are welcome to come and consult us about any matter. You can also contact us on   first to let us know you are intending to visit. 

Michaelmas Term 2020, Proctor's Surgery will be held on Zoom or MS Teams; therefore please email the Junior Proctor to arrange a suitable time and obtain a link to join.

University Discussions

The Proctors will read contributions to Discussions of the Regent House on behalf of those authorised to participate.  However, contributors are encouraged to attend and present their contribution in person if they can.  Any such contributions need to be received electronically to  no later than 10:00am on the day of the discussion.  The document should include:

    • The name of the person contributing, and their status and department.  e.g. University Lecturer, Dept. of Physics or Bursar, Clare College, for example
    • The topic set for discussion for which this contribution is to be read out and the text to be read


Student Society Registration

The system now works through upload to Moodle for authorized Society officers.

New Registrations will need to be emailed to the Junior Proctor for consideration. Re-Registrations who do not appear to have access to Moodle should contact the Proctors' Office for access. Registrations will take place during Michaelmas Term only.