Welcome to NUI Galway
Research & Taught Postgraduate students! 

  • Online Registration for Taught Postgraduate Programmes is now closed. See FAQ's below for information on How to Register
    Copy of Correspondence mail available to download here
  • You will be contacted via the email address provided on your postgraduate application. 
  •  The Registration Help desks are now closed, please email reghelp@nuigalway.ie, noting your course code and student ID number in your query.
  • Online Registration for Research Postgraduate Students is open until October 27th / Module Registration lopen until October 31st 

If your course allows you to choose different subjects / modules, you should direct any queries directly to the Discipline.  Each department has guidelines regarding subject choices and options.  Click here for details of College Offices‌

How do I Register as a Research Postgraduate Student ONLY

Postgraduate Registration Guide ‌  

  2. Pay Fees now or later
  3. Choose subjects / modules
  4. ID card available to collect week beginning 9th September - click here for further informaiton


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 for 1st Year Postgraduate Taught and Research students open on Friday, 19th August, 2019.  You will receive an email from registration a few days before Online Registration opens inviting you to register online.  A copy of this correspondence will be available here to download.   During August, students should register as soon as possible for their progamme to gain access to University services such as Student ID Card, Library, Blackboard, Access to rooms etc.


How do I Register as a Taught Postgraduate Student when Online Registration Closes?

19/20 Postgraduate Registration Guide  

 As Online registration has now closed for 2019/2020 . If you wish to Register for this academic year, the following is required and in the order listed below:

 1. COLLEGE  APPROVAL:Email The College Office for permission to return and register for the 19/20 Academic year, please forward a copy of this email to Reghelp with your student ID number.

2. CLEARANCE BY FEES: Contact the Fees Office (091 492386) or fees@nuigalway.ie .  Fees need to clear you to register

3.STATEMENT OF INTENT TO REGISTER By STUDENT:  In order for us to manually register you, we require your authorisation in writing if you want to register and accept the Universities Terms & Conditions.
I am hereby bound by the Terms & Conditions set out in the attached link and by emailig reghelp@nuigalway.ie, I confirm by consent.

 Once the above 3 requirements are in order, we will register you 

ID card available to collect in the Student Registry Helpdesk, Ground Floor, Áras Ui Chathail  -  click here for opening hours
 Your default password is noted in your welcome email.

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  application number.  

How do I select subjects / modules?

Schematic for Building Curriculum - Building Blocks

  • TAUGHT POSTGRAD Students - You must get approval from your Course Director with regard to what modules you are allowed to take at this stage.  You can list the modules you want to take and email your Course Director, copying reghelp@nuigalway.ie.  Once he/she approves the mail, we can add the modules for you.

There are 4 options available to you, depending on your course:

  1. Courses that have subjects/modules that are all compulsory (i.e. Core) - these are automatically added to you record once you have completed registration.
  2. Courses that have both optional and core subjects/modules - these are available to select online, click here for guidelines  
  3. Courses that have all optional subjects / modules - these are available to select online, click here for guidelines  
  4. Courses with no subjects/modules  - once you are registered - your record is completed. *

(* if no subjects appear on your record after registration is complete, email reghelp@nuigalway.ie ASAP)

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

 I didnt upload a photo online, what will I do?

You can email a sjuiyable photo to reghelp@nuigalway.ie noting your student ID number in the subject title of the email.


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?

You can check your regsitration record at any time - here .

Can I register without paying fees?

  • Yes, when the online regsitration window is open. 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 


Click here for Registration Information


‌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 application number). There are, unfortunately, implications for your student account if you register under the wrong number; you can read these here .  


  • Student Planner

    Student Planner PDF (1.45mb)

  • 1st Year Registration Guide

    1st Year Registration Guide PDF (3,993 KB)

  • First Year Registration Guide - Irish

    First Year Registration Guide - Irish PDF (1.2 MB)

  • 1st Year Postgrad Registration Guide

    1st Year Postgrad Registration Guide PDF (3,808KB)