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Opening hours

Our Customer Service team are available:
Monday: 8:30am - 6pm
Tuesday: 8:30am - 6pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 6pm
Thursday: 8:30am - 6pm
Friday: 8:30am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


Plymouth University Assessment Centre
3 Portland Mews
Plymouth University
Drakes Circus

Centre Info

Plymouth University DSA Assessment Centre is a DSA-QAG accredited outreach assessment centre with appointments for needs assessments available within the next 2-3 days. The centre located at 3 Portland Mews, which is just off Portland Square Lane North and can be easily accessed by train or car.

At the centre we provide DSA needs assessments for any student at university, or due to start at university, who has applied for Disabled Student’s Allowances (DSA).

Centre facilities:

  • Assessments are usually available within the next 2-3 days
  • We offer assessments from Monday to Friday; 10am to 4pm
  • Parking is available on-site by prior arrangement, or within a five minute walk
  • Plymouth train station is approximately a 5-minute walk away

How to find us


For pinpoint directions to the entrance of the building, please download the what3words app from your app store/play store and enter the following 3 words:


Having entered the 3 words, select ‘navigate’ and then choose your preferred map app.

Plymouth University DSA Assessment Centre is located at 3 Portland Mews, which is just off Portland Square Lane North and just over a 5 minute walk from Plymouth Railway Station.

It can be located on the following campus map (Number 22):

From the Station, come out of the station and turn left onto North Road East. With the station car park on your right-hand side, continue along North Road East and after approximately 100 metres, follow the road around to the right. Stay on North East Road up the hill for approximately 120 metres until the junction. Staying on North East Road, turn left and proceed along the road for approximately 160 metres before turning right onto James Street. Continue along James Street for just over 50 metres and then turn left onto Kirkby Place and then immediately right onto Portland Square Lane North. Proceed along Portland Square Lane North for approximately 125 metres and Portland Mews is on the left-hand side. You’ll see a sign for Buckland House and Portland Mews on the stone wall just outside the entrance and the entrance to the Centre is approximately 20 metres into the courtyard/car park on the right-hand side.

If driving, please use the postcode PL1 1EA to search online to find the best route for you. Drake Circus shopping centre has a pay and display car park. However, if required, disabled parking is available on site. Please let us know in advance and we’ll supply you with a university parking permit on arrival.

On arrival to the assessment centre, report to the reception and you will be met by the assessor.