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Re-enrolment for continuing students

Each year, you will be required to re-enrol if you wish to continue your studies. We will email you to let you know when you should enrol.

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What is re-enrolment?

Each year, you will be required to re-enrol if you wish to continue your studies. We will email you to let you know when you should enrol. You will need to re-enrol and check your details even if you have no fees to pay to continue your studies in the new academic year.

On-line re-enrolment will open on 22 August for the start of the 2019 academic session and we will email you to remind you to do this. You must re-enrol by 25 October 2019. Once you have re-enrolled you will be able to register for your modules if you need to do so.  

Re-enrolment for students on modular/flexible status

If you are registered as a modular flexible student, you must re-enrol even if you do not intend to take any modules during the new academic session. This will make sure that your registration as a student is maintained so you can complete your programme in the future. Once you have been awarded your degree, we will update your status to show you have completed your studies.

Re-enrolment for research students on completing research status (CRS) status

If your CRS status starts on 23 September 2019 you do not need to re-enrol but you should still log in to Portico and check that your home, term and contact address details are up to date.

If your CRS starts after 23 September 2019 you must re-enrol and pay fees up to the start date of your CRS status.

Find out more about completing research status (CRS)

Re-enrolment for students on a Tier 4 (general) student visa

If your existing visa does not cover the remainder of your current programme of study you will need to submit a visa extension application in advance of your visa expiry date and in doing so you will have to meet the Tier 4 visa requirements.

If you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK please familiarise yourself with the Tier 4 Sponsor and Student Responsibilities Guide.

For further information and advice on Tier 4 visas please log an enquiry via askUCL.

If you have a query or require immigration advice, you may log an enquiry via askUCL.

askUCL


How do I re-enrol?

You can re-enrol by logging into Portico and using the re-enrolment service available within the ‘Enrolment and Study Details’ container.

Log into portico to re-enrol

If you are unable to access Portico, please contact UCL Information Services (ISD)

If you have a query or require information related to re-enrolment, you may log an enquiry via askUCL.

askUCL


What happens if I do not re-enrol?

If you do not re-enrol by the 25 October 2019, your records will be closed and you will no longer be considered a UCL student.


How do I obtain a confirmation of my re-enrolment?

Once you have re-enrolled you will be able to print a statement from your Portico account that will serve as a general proof of your enrolment for the forthcoming academic session. 

Find out more about confirmation of registration


How do I obtain a UCL ID card?

You may obtain a replacement of your lost your ID card or renew your expired UCL ID card from UCL Security Systems.

Find out more about UCL ID cards


How do I register for my modules?

You will only be able to register for your modules once you have completed on-line re-enrolment for the new academic session.

In Portico you can:

  • search for modules and view basic information about them
  • save your selections and return to the module selection process at a later time
  • submit your selections once you are happy with your choices
  • check that your selections fit with the rules for your programme

Login to Portico

Once selected, your modules need to be validated by the department where you are registered and, if different, the teaching department. The deadline for completing the module selection process is 11 October 2019.

The module catalogue will help you to find information about modules within your department and across UCL.

Once you’ve registered you can also view your timetable.

Find out more about module selection

Find out more about module registration changes for 2019/2020


How do I make sure my funding continues?

UK and EU continuing students must re-apply to their regional student finance body (e.g. Student Finance England) for funding each year.

Your student loan for maintenance, grants and/or any UCL bursaries will not be processed and released into your bank account until you have paid the right amount of fees and are classified as fully registered. UCL will be notified automatically once any tuition fee loan you have applied for is approved by your student finance body. We will then confirm your registration at the start of the academic year.

Find out more about student funding

If you have a query or require information related to student financial advice including bursaries, you may log an enquiry via askUCL.

askUCL


How do I pay tuition fees?

If you are self-funding*, you need to ensure at least one third of your fees are paid by the 31 October 2019. You can pay on-line during the online re-enrolment task or after you have enrolled. If you have fees funding from Student Finance England (SFE), an external sponsor or a UCL Studentship/Scholarship that is not showing when you re-enrol, continue by selecting option “Fees total is correct”. Sponsorship letters from external organisations should be forwarded to Student Fees (fees.sponsor@ucl.ac.uk) but evidence of SFE or UCL Studentship/Scholarship funding is not required as your Portico account will soon be updated automatically. Students in receipt of funding from one of the UCL Fee Partnerships (Conacyt, Conicyt, Colfuturo, IEFFE Indonesia etc) should resubmit their sponsorship letters every year to ensure their accounts are updated promptly.

You will be enrolled on a Time Limited Enrolment (TLE) basis until any sponsorship is recorded on your Portico account and (if applicable) payment of one third of your personal fee liability has been received.

Failure to pay your fees before the end of Time Limited Enrolment may result in restricted access to UCL services/facilities and funding sources (including Student Loan Company Loans) and, ultimately, the suspension of your registration.

Find out more about how to pay your fees

For further information and advice regarding your tuition fees please email the Student Fees team

*Students in receipt of a SFE Postgraduate or Doctoral (Research) loan are considered self-funding as the loan is for study costs and paid to students direct. We will ensure your enrolment status is updated to allow SFE to release your first loan instalment to be paid to you on time. You will then need to ensure one third of your UCL fees is paid by the 31 October.