Getting Started - for Undergraduate Students

Before you Arrive 

1. Accepting your Offer

How to accept your offer 

Please accept at UNSW Accept Online via the below link:


If you are accepting an offer and enrolling at UNSW for the first time, you will need to activate your zID and create a Password.

Make sure you have your zID ready, OR if you are a UAC student you’ll need your UAC Application Number and the UAC course code for the program you have been offerred.



2. Getting your Student ID Card

Students should note that it is a condition of enrolment at UNSW Canberra that you obtain and retain an ADFA Card for the entirety of your study with UNSW Canberra. Failure to obtain a card will severely limit your access to services. While on campus you should display your ID card at all times.

To obtain UNSW ID card in person please visit ICTS Helpdesk ( Building 14) with a valid photo ID ( Driver’s licence or passport)

To receive your UNSW ID card via mail please send an email request to with the following information:

  • Student number
  • Copy of a valid photo ID
  • Mailing address
  • Passport size photo

The address to post this information to is:

ICT Services, UNSW Canberra. 
PO Box 7916, CANBERRA BC 2610, Australia


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In all instances the card will be mailed to you unless you advise the ICTS Helpdesk that you wish to collect the card, so please make sure your mailing address in myUNSW is correct. 


3. Contact Us

Not sure if you have accepted your offer or need assistance?

Telephone+61 2 5114 5000
Ground Floor, Adams Auditorium,
Building 111

Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday – 08.30 to 16.30 Friday* - 08.30 - 16.00

* On the first Friday of each month Student Administrative Services closes at 13.00.

1. Enrol in your courses on myUNSW

Once you have chosen your courses, you are ready to enrol.


You manage your enrolment online via myUNSWLog onto myUNSW and use our step by step guide to enrol.


Please be advised that some courses/class times fill up quickly - enrol as soon as possible to secure your preferred classes/times.



2. Check your timetable on myUNSW

How do I ensure I have enrolled into my courses?

The best way to check that you have enrolled successfully into your courses is to check your myUNSW Student Profile tab. Your enrolled courses should be listed under the My Enrolment section on this page.



3. Credit from previous university study

What do I do if I have studied at another university and wish to apply for credit?


To apply for credit for previous study, you must submit a Credit Application Form and supporting documentation (Academic Transcripts and Course Descriptions – see Page 1 of the Credit Application Form for further information) to Student Administrative Services at the time of your acceptance of offer. You can do this by emailing it to


Students who will be submitting a Credit Application due to previous study at another university will need to enrol in the standard 1st year courses until their application has been assessed by the relevant authority and processed. 

4. Important dates

Important UNSW Canberra dates can be found at the following link: