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, who have planned enrolment advice sessions depending on the Faculty and program you are studying in.

    Faculty advice sessions can be found in the online planner, or below.

    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

    Please register by clicking on one of the following Faculty of Arts Enrolment Advice Sessions:
    Tuesday 10 July 4-6pm
    Tuesday 17 July 4-6pm
    Thursday 12 July 2-4pm
    Thursday 19 July 2-4pm

    Located in the Arts Office, Ground Floor Napier Building, University of Adelaide. These sessions will provide an overview of your degree, explain the enrolment process and give you the opportunity to enrol at the session.

    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

    Enrolment Support Sessions – Level 1 Ingkarni Wardli
    Wednesday 11th July – Drop in – 10am-11.30am
    Friday 13th July – Drop in –  2pm-3.30pm

    Monday 16th July – Drop in – 11am – 12.30pm
    Wednesday 18th – Orientation day enrolment support 2pm-4pm
    Thursday 19th July – Drop in – 2.30pm-4pm

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

    Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

    For Nursing, Health and Medical Sciences, or Psychology

    Bachelor of Nursing
    Wednesday 18 July - 10:00am - 12:30pm
    Ligertwood 113

    Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences
    Wednesday 18 July - 10:00am - 12:30pm
    Helen Mayo North N103 Florey Lecture Theatre

    Bachelor of Psychological Science
    Wednesday 18 July - 10:00am - 12:30pm
    Engineering South S111

    Postgraduate Psychology
    Friday 20 July - 10:00am - 12:30pm
    Ligertwood 1111

    Make an appointment with the Faculty for enrolment advice

    Faculty of the Professions

    Welcome New Mid-Year Entry Students!

    Professions Welcome and Induction
    For all UG Business, Commerce, Economics, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Project Management and PG Business, Economics students
    Wednesday July 18, 10:00am - 12:30pm
    Scott Theatre 001 Lecture Theatre
    The Faculty of the Professions welcome new semester 2 students, you will hear from key academic and professional staff, gain insightful information about employability and student clubs and key information on enrolment and study support.

    Welcome to the Adelaide Law School: First Year Induction
    18 July, In BSS 534 LT from 10.15am to 12:30pm
    The Adelaide Law School welcomes new students, you will have the opportunity to hear from key Academic and Professional staff. Topics will include practicalities, academic integrity, a student perspectives on study and activities in the law school.

    Adelaide Law School International Bridging Program
    18 July, Moot Court from 2:30pm to 4:00pm
    The program will include topics such as an introduction to the Australian Legal System, studying in Australia, legal citation and a tour of our Law Library.

    Adelaide Law students can also seek advice on how to enrol online. The enrolment video provides support and helpful tips regarding your study plan and online enrolment. Please click the below link to watch the video: via Unified or YouTube

    Welcome to Architecture & the Built Environment
    Come along to an enrolment advice session for commencing Architecture students to provide an overview of your degree, explain the enrolment process and give you the opportunity to finalise your enrolment.
    Wednesday 18 July at the Barr Smith South 539 Architecture Computer:
    Commencing Undergraduate (B.Arch Design) domestic and international at 10.15am to 11.15am.
    Commencing Postgraduate (Masters programs) domestic and international at 11.15am to 12.15pm.

    ALL Professions Students - Professions Hub Day Out
    Wednesday 1 August 11.30-2.30
    Drop-in and enjoy a hot chocolate and smores whilst networking with fellow peers and speaking with staff about opportunities to gain hands on experience through career readiness experiences, global study, internships and more!

    For further information please don’t hesitate to contact the Professions Support Hub team to seek enrolment support, we run daily drop-in sessions to assist students:

    We look forward to meeting you.

    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

    Wednesday, 18th July 2018
    Faculty Welcome Event
    10.00am to 12.30pm
    Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre
    Physical Sciences Building

    Wednesday, 18th July 
    Enrolment Advice Session
    North Terrace and Roseworthy Programs only

    2.00pm and 4.00pm (Drop-In, No appointment necessary)
    Faculty of Sciences, Sciences Service Hub
    Ground Floor, Darling Building

    Thursday, 19th July
    School of Agriculture, Food and Wine: Waite Campus Welcome Event including lunch afterwards
    Postgraduate and Undergraduate Students
    Commencing at 10.15am – 2.00pm
    Charles Hawker 130 McLeod Lecture Theatre
    Enrolment Assistance will be available

    View Faculty of Sciences enrolment information or contact the Faculty directly

  • 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