Getting Started

You have accepted your offer and are now ready to study at the University of Adelaide, congratulations! So what next?

Sometimes its hard to know where to start, we are here to help and we will be with you every step of the way. Follow the steps below to begin.

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Activate your student account

As a new student you will receive a student ID number, also known as your username, in your welcome email. You will need this number to activate your account and setup your password.

To activate your account and start accessing the University's online services:

  • Open manage your account
  • Select 'activate account'
  • Follow the steps to activate your account and set your password

Need further support? Contact Ask Adelaide


  • New students

    Now you have your ID number and password, you can access EnrolMe to help you through the process of completing your enrolment. You'll be prompted to setup multi-factor authentication with Okta Verify before you login for the first time.
    We recommend you complete the first few steps as soon as possible. You will only be able to enrol in classes once they are open.


  • Continuing students

    If you are enrolling again, EnrolMe guides you through all the steps required to enrol with The University of Adelaide. Helping you to setup your University services, plan and enrol in courses and get/update your student ID card.


  • How to use EnrolMe

Preparing to arrive / new to Adelaide

Are you moving to Adelaide to study? Whether you’re moving from the country, interstate or overseas, we know that it can be an exciting and challenging time. We’re here to help you settle in.

  • Accommodation service

    Accommodation service

    As a University of Adelaide student, you have access to a wide range of University-managed student accommodation options. We also provide support and advice regarding living situations for all students, regardless of your current accommodation.

  • Exploring Adelaide

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    Adelaide is a friendly and multicultural city, offering a real sense of community as well as a range of attractions and entertainment. 

    Adelaide is a relatively small city which is easy to get around on foot, bike or public transport. There’s always something happening, including plenty of free events, so start exploring:

  • Preparing to arrive

    Preparing to arrive

    Before you travel to Australia, there are a few things you need to consider. 

    Preparing to arrive has information that might be relevant to you, like arrivals and customs, immigration and visas, etc. 

Wirltu Yarlu

Wirltu Yarlu

Niina Marni! Welcome to Wirltu Yarlu Aboriginal Education at the University of Adelaide.

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Key dates

Key dates you need to know

Important critical and academic dates for your studies.

Discover key dates


Plan your O’Week itinerary

To get a head-start and be prepared, check out what we have on offer during Orientation, that takes your from pre-O‘Week, during O’Week and to Week 1!