Welcome to NUI Galway! 

Online Registration for 17/18 is now closed.  If you have any queries, please email reghelp@nuigalway.ie


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?

Online registration takes place each year in August .   During August, students should register as soon as possible for their prorgamme to gain access to University services such as Student ID Card, Library, Blackboard, Access to rooms etc.

New PhD & Research Postgrad Students      
    1. Starting   after March 1st:   View details here  Registration Summary – Research Postgrad students 
    2. Starting   before March 1st: Online registration is now closed.  Firstly email    fees@nuigalway.ie &   
        get cleared by Fees.  Once cleared by Fees, email    reghelp@nuigalway.ie  with your ID noumber,  
        course instance & research area (650 code). 

How do I register?

Postgraduate Registration Guide   How to Register Video  ‌ Select modules video 
  2. Pay Fees now or later
  3. Choose subjects / modules
  4. ID card available to collect week beginning 4th September - schedule to follow
  • NOTE:  If you are a past student of this University, please note that it is NUI Galway policy to retain your full student history under your first or old NUI Galway ID number, you  will therefore be required to register using your  existing NUI Galway student number and  should not register using your PAC application number.  
  • Please note the implications of not using your old/existing number: Important Notice for Past Students Returning to NUI Galway via CAO or PAC

    You must first go to the Fees Office and sort out any Fees owed (Ground Floor, Áras Uí Chathail) and  then call to the Registration Help desks located on the 1st Floor, Áras Uí Chathail  in August 2018.   Please bring with you your passport. 

If I miss Online Registration, how do I Register?

  1. Obtain Permission from College / School and  forward to reghelp@nuigalway.ie 
  2. Contact the Fees Office at fees@nuigalway.ie .   Once the Fees Office have cleared you to register, email reghelp@nuigalway.ie with confirmation of same.
  3. If you are a 1st year  - your student ID card can be picked up from SID, otherwise the card you had from last year will still work once you are registered.
  4. To add modules to your curriculum after online registration has closed - please contact the College Office
  5. New students: your default password is galwayddmm (galway plus your date of birth, eg 10 May - galway1005)

NOTE:  You can log in here and view your curriculum / modules selection at any time.

 I cannot upload a photo online what will I do?

New NUI Galway students and   NUIG students who attended pre-2001 must submit a passport-type   
photograph, as this is required for your I.D. card. This can be done via PAC   http://www.pac.ie/

What is my login?

Firstly, you must log onto Online Registration and register    http://www.nuigalway.ie/registration.   

 New to NUIG...?
 Already a NUIG graduate...?

Your Student ID no. and password are contained in the registration information already sent to you.   
User name: Your existing NUIG student no. 
e.g. 09010001    
Password: Your existing password   

If you cannot remember either, visit http://cass.nuigalway.ie/

Once registered, it is vital that you setup your Campus Account - Click here for details.    

I would like to update my home address but I am not allowed to do so on My Campus.

To update your home address e-mail sid@nuigalway.ie stating your ID number, your old address and your current address.

How can I check if I have registered correctly?

Once you register your modules on My Campus and click ’Finish’ your modules are registered. You should then print a copy for your own records. Click here to access you registration record.

Can I register without paying fees?

  • Yes. You can register without paying fees as you will have a  'pay now' or  'pay later' option available to you.  
  • If you are in receipt of a SUSI grant, you  must provide your SUSI reference number (in the format W1XXXXXXXXXXX) when you complete your online registration details.  If you are unable to provide your SUSI reference number when confirming your place, please email  reghelp@nuigalway.ie .  Failure to provide same may result in non payment of your grant.  
  • If you have any queries in relation to your application please contact  SUSI directly 

Non-EU Student Information 


1. Students who have paid their fees in full:
     Please be aware that you can  register online.

2. Students who have not paid their fees in full:
-  If you fees are not fully paid you must first go to the Fees Office and sort out Fees owed (Ground Floor, Áras Uí Chathail) and  then
-  call to the Registration Help desks located on the 1st Floor, Áras Uí Chathail in August 2018.   Please bring with you your passport and proof of fees paid. 


‌Y‌our Campus Account provides, access using a single user ID and password, to PC Suites, Email & Microsoft Office 365 Apps, WiFi, Blackboard, Library Systems, Online Registration, MyCampus, Exam Timetables and Exam Results.  
Once you have registered , click on the CASS logo above to set up your Campus Account

If you are a past student of this University, please note that it is NUI Galway policy to retain your full student history under your first (or old) NUI Galway ID number. You will therefore be required to register using your existing NUI Galway student number (please do not register using your PAC application number). There are, unfortunately, implications for your student account if you register under the wrong number; you can read these here .