Welcome to NUI Galway
Research & Taught Postgraduate students! 

  • Online Registration is now closed for 18/19.  For information on how to register, please refer to FAQs below.
  • Registration information will be sent via email to all incoming 19/20 students who have accepted their offer. 
  • A copy of this correspondence will be available to download here in early August.
  • You will be contacted via the email address provided on your postgraduate application. 
  •  The Registration Help desks are open each year in August and September, Monday to Friday , from 8.30 am to 5pm.
    *For 2019/2020  the desks will open - Wed, 14th August.

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

Click here for copy of correspondence sent to 18/19 1st Year Taught Postgraduate Students for info only.


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.

New PhD & Research Postgrad Students for 2018/19 Academic Year     
    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 number,  
        course instance & research area (650 code). 

How do I register?

18/19 Postgraduate Registration Guide  (for info - 19/20 version available in early August)

Online registration has now closed for 2018/2019. 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 18/19 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:  Email Reghelp confirming that you wish to register for this academic year – 18/19.  
Once the above 3 requirements are in order, we will register you  
Your default password is galwayddmm (galway plus your date of birth, eg 10 May - galway1005)

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 can add / delete Sem 2 optional modules from 8th Jan to 1st Feb.  Sem 1 and Yearlong modules require you to liaise with the discipline.
  • After 1st Feb - 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.
  • Important Exam Timetable Information:
    Please note that the Exam timetable has now been produced, any  module addition will not appear on your personal timetable.  When the exam timetable goes ‘live’ you must then call to the Student Information Centre, Ground Floor, Áras Uí Chathail (check www.nuigalway.ie/sid for opening hours) to register as an ‘Exam Late Entry’ for any semester 1 modules that are missing from your exam timetable. 
    Any Deleted modules at this stage will appear on your personal timetable but you can ignore this as it has been deleted from your registration record and will not appear on your exam results.

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)

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...?

Username: Student ID no. /Application number (in the format  - 18XXXXXX)
Password: galwayddmm( galway plus your date of birth, eg 10 May - galway1005)
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 


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 .  


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