Enrolment and Orientation

Getting ready for your first year at uni is an exciting time. Here’s some information around accepting your offer and getting started at ACU.



If your application to ACU is successful, you will be sent an offer to study at the University.

Accepting your offer

After you have received your offer, you need to accept it and enrol. You’ll do this online through the ACU Student Portal, and you’ll receive login details and step-by-step instructions in your offer email. Once logged in, you’ll be guided through the enrolment process and shown which units (subjects) you need to enrol in.

International students

If you’re an international student you will enrol during your enrolment day. You’ll receive more information about this via email.


Orientation occurs the week before classes start in your first year of uni. It’s full of activities, sessions and events, and is the perfect way to make sure you get a great start to uni life.

Why go to Orientation?

At Orientation, you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about your course, find out how to prepare for your studies, and get to know your peers.

When is my Orientation?

ACU Orientation for Semester 1 2017 runs from 20–24 February.

The dates you need to attend will depend on the course you are studying and the campus you are attending.

Orientation dates by campus are:

  • Ballarat: 20–22 February
  • Brisbane: 20–23February
  • Canberra: 21 February
  • Melbourne: 20–23 February
  • North Sydney: 20–23 February
  • Strathfield: 20–22 February

What happens at Orientation?

ACU runs an exciting program of both academic and social events, so make sure you get involved!

Build your personalised program to:

  • take part in activities and sessions specific to your course
  • learn about student services and the support available to you
  • participate in a campus tour, and get to know where you’ll be learning, and playing
  • meet other students and discover the range of social clubs/activities.

Ready to get started?

Login to Student Portal to start planning your Orientation. If you have any problems logging in, please contact AskACU.

You’ll find details about orientation in the Student Portal after you have accepted your offer and enrolled. You will need your ACU login details to log into the Student Portal.

Student Portal

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