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.

Working through this step by step guide will help you setup your University services, plan and enrol in courses, get your student ID card and guide you through o'week.

You can also view the University Welcome and Student Welcome on our YouTube page.

  • Setup your online services

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

    Visit STUi

    Now you have your ID Number and Password sorted out, you can access STUi, the University’s guide to help you through the process of setting up everything else and completing your enrolment. STUi will guide you through the steps and you can come and go as often as you please. The progress bar in STUi will show you how much you have done and the menu bar on the left will show you all the steps – both completed and still to do.

    We recommend you complete the first few steps as soon as possible. Once you get to actually enrolling, you will only be able to enrol in classes once they are open. You can check opening dates here.

    Okay, let’s login to STUi.

    go to STUi
  • Plan your study

    Check your study plan to find the courses you'll need to enrol in:

    You can use the Timetable Planner in Access Adelaide to plan your courses, or, print copies of the worksheet and use Course planner to develop your timetable.

  • Get advice

    Now that you've reviewed your study plan it's time to think about getting some advice from your Faculty.

    Faculty enrolment information
    Faculty of Arts

    Arts, Arts (Advanced), Creative Arts, Criminology, Teaching, Environmental Policy and Management, International Development, International Relations, Languages, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Music, Media, Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Social Sciences or Sociology

    The Faculty of Arts Office is located on the Ground Floor Napier Building, University of Adelaide.
    Opening Hours:  Mon, Wed, Thurs: 9.00am - 5.00pm, Tuesday: 11.00am - 5.00pm, Friday 9.00am – 4.00pm. 
    Telephone: +61 8 8313 5245.

    Register your interest here to have a Student Peer Mentor assigned to you, and who can assist you settle into University life

    For more information about Arts Peer Mentoring, visit the Faculty of Arts website

    Faculty of Engineering, Computer, and Mathematical Sciences

    Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematical Sciences

    If you require enrolment support please email or visit us between 10am – 4pm Level 1, Ingkarni Wardli Building.

    Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

    Dentistry & Oral Health, Health & Medical Sciences, Medicine, Nursing & Psychology

    Need Help with your coursework enquiries?

    Visit Us
    Faculty of Health and Medical Science
    Student and Program Support Services Centre
    Ground Floor, Helen Mayo North
    Frome Road, Adelaide
    Open Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri 9.30 am-4pm
    Wed 10.30am - 4pm
    Drop in or make an appointment online
    Phone +61 8 8313 0273

    Faculty of the Professions

    Law, Business, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Project Management, Economics, International Trade, Global Food Studies

    Need Help with your program enquiries?

    Visit Us
    Faculty of the Professions Support Hub
    Level 1 Nexus 10 Building
    10 Pulteney Street, Adelaide
    Open Hours: Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri 10am-4pm
    Wed 11am - 5pm
    Phone +61 8 8313 4755

    Faculty of Sciences

    Agriculture, Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Science and Biotechnology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Food and Nutrition, Physics, Science, or Viticulture and Oenology

    Need enrolment support or assistance or need help with your coursework enquiries?

    Visit the Student Experience Team
    Faculty of Sciences
    Sciences Service Hub
    Ground Floor, Darling Building
    Open Monday – Friday,  9.00 am-5pm
    Drop in or make an appointment online
    Phone +61 8 8313 5673

  • Enrol in courses

    To secure your place in a course you need to officially enrol and register for classes in Access Adelaide.

    Take a look at the enrolment opening times to find out when you can enrol in your program and visit the enrolment website for instructions on how to complete your enrolment.

  • Student ID cards

    You can visit Ask Adelaide to have your photo taken and receive your first student ID card. Remember, you will only be eligible for a student ID card once you have completed your enrolment.

    Student ID cards
  • Help and support