01 January 2018

Registration Checklist

Remember to bring the following with you
to campus when you register:

  1. Black pen
  2. Your active student
  3. One of the following: Deposit receipt indicating
    prepayment (deposit) of registration fee,
    Proof of a reserved bursary/loan,
    Proof of a granted bursary or loan
  4. If applicable, you will also need:
    Proof of application to the Matriculation Board
    (if you don't have admission to a Bachelor's
    and either a Higher Certificate or any other
    Diploma from another institution)
    Proof of prepayment for residence (if you
    have applied for accommodation on campus
    and your application has been approved)
  5. Identity Document: South African citizens
    should have their ID or a copy thereof
  6. Matriculants will need a copy of the statement
    of their matric results
    (National Senior Certificate or NSC)
    Transferring students will need their
    academic record

Important Information

Do you want to register at the University of the Free State, or do you want to change the modules that you have registered for? All the information you need is on our website, and we will be posting regular updates to our Facebook page with relevant information.

View the Registration snapshot here for a step-by-step guide to the registration process, or follow the guidelines here.

Before you start, keep the following in mind:

Important dates

University reopens: 2 January 2018
Self-service registration opens: 8 January 2018
Academic advice: 29 January - 2 February 2018 and 12-16 February 2018
Lectures start for first semester: 19 February 2018
Self-service registration closes: 23 February 2018

More dates available in the official calendar.

Official UFS email account

To access your UFS email account, go to http://www.ufs4life.ac.za. Please note that the password you use to access your email account is the UFS password that the university has issued to you.

If your password has expired or if you forgot your password, go to https://selfservice.ufs.ac.za to change it. You will receive a one-time pin code via SMS that will grant you access to change your password.

For assistance, you can call the Student Helpdesk at the Department of Information and Communication Technology Services (ICT) on +27 51 401 2442.


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