What is Registration?

Registration is the collection and maintenance of student data. All information is stored centrally on the Student Record System. All students at NUI Galway must register ONLINE to become students of the University each year, this is obligatory.

When do I register?

Students that sit exams at Autumn, register online from 29th August @ 10.00am.  (1st year Repeat students register from 12th Sept with the incoming 1st years). You will receive an email from Registration inviting you to register online. You must register as soon as possible to gain access to University services such as Student ID Card, Library, Blackboard, Access to rooms etc. 

What is my login?

  • Your logon is your ID number and existing password.

How Do I Register?

1. Log into your student portal when online registration opens for your programme.  Note this link is only live on or after your opening date.
2. Pay Fees now or later
3. Choose Subjects / Modules - always refer to your student handbook for course/module information before selecting your curriculum.
4. Student ID card previously issued to current students will remain your ID card for the duration of your course at NUIG.

Contact the Student Registry Helpdesk regarding replacement ID card

How do I select my modules / subjects?

Check out the Schematic for Building Curriculum - Building Blocks.  For any queries selecting your modules please refer to your course handbook and/or Department website.
(* if no subjects appear on your record after registration is complete, email registration@nuigalway.ie ASAP)
NOTE:  You can log into your student portal here and view your curriculum / modules selection at any time.

To add MODULES to your curriculum after online registration has closed - please contact the College Office, as we require their permission to make any changes to your record.   Please see note above regarding exemptions

I have a Fees query, who do I contact?

Please see link to Fees Office for any queries - Student fees - NUI Galway

Registration Terminology

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