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 opens in August  / September of each academic year.   
You will receive an email from Registration inviting you to register online. You must register as soon as possible, once Online Registration opens, to gain access to University services such as Student ID Card, Library, Blackboard, Access to rooms etc. 
NOTE:  Access to the any of the above student services are unavailable until after you register.

What is my login?

  • Your logon is a combination of a Username and Password.  Your User Name is your CRM Recruit application number.  Password details will be noted in your welcome email‌.  Details will also be indicated in the Online Registration Guide 

 

How do I Register NOW?

Click here to view The Postgraduate Registration Guide .
See steps below to register now / late registration for 21/22.

  1. COLLEGE PERMISSION: Obtain Permission from College / School and  forward to registration@nuigalway.ie 
  2. FEES: Contact the Fees Office at fees@nuigalway.ie .   Once the Fees Office have cleared you to register, email registration@nuigalway.ie with confirmation of same.
  3. STUDENT: In order for us to manually register you, we require your authorisation, please reply to this email 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 emailing registration@nuigalway.ie  I confirm by consent.
    Student ID card: Once registered and a suitable photo uploaded (by logging into your student portal here), your student ID card will be posted to your home address unless otherwise instructed. Please make sure your home address is correct on your student portal.  
    Module selection: After online registration has closed, you must get permission to add or delete modules to your curriculum from your College Office. Please email reghelp@nuigalway.ie with the permission and relevant changes and we will update your record.  Please include your student ID number on all correspondence. 
    Each department has guidelines regarding subject choices and options.  Click here for College Office details

How do I select my modules / subjects?

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 and view your curriculum / modules selection at any time during the academic year.
Module selection: After online registration has closed, you must get permission to add or delete modules to your curriculum from your College Office. Please email registration@nuigalway.ie with the permission and relevant changes and we will update your record.  Please include your student ID number on all correspondence. 
Each department has guidelines regarding subject choices and options.  Click here for College Office details

 

Non-Eu Student Information 

FOR 21/22 INCOMING NON-EU STUDENTS:   Click here for Registration Information

 

I am a past student of this University, do I get a new ID number?

No.  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 .  

I have a Fees query, who do I contact?

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

Registration Terminology

Click here t‌o view useful terms

Downloads

  • 1st Year Undergrad Registration Guide

    1st Year Undergrad Registration Guide PDF (676 KB)

  • 1st Year Postgrad Registration Guide

    1st Year Postgrad Registration Guide PDF (626KB)

  • First Year Registration Guide - Irish

    First Year Registration Guide - Irish PDF (670 KB)

  • Non EU Postgraduate Reg Flyer

    Non EU Postgraduate Reg Flyer pdf (1071kb)

  • Non EU Undergrad Reg Flyer

    Non EU Undergrad Reg Flyer pdf (807KB)

  • Registration Terminology

    Registration Terminology pdf (10)

  • Postgrad Registration Terminology

    Postgrad Registration Terminology pdf (4 MB)