Registration / Enrolment 2015

To make the registration process more convenient for you, some students will be able to register online at Home while others will have to register at Wits at the assisted online registration venues on campus. Registered students can now apply online for parking permits and sign up for various clubs and societies online. Please check the faculty and check list boxes below carefully to see which one applies to you and then click to follow the registration instructions.  


If you have still not received the NSFAS outcome status:

  1. Contact Fees Office on Tel: 011 717 1546/1537 who will assist you with applying for the Upfront Payment Plan. 
  2. You will be required to pay half of the registration fee (i.e. R4670) so that you can be cleared for registration. 
  3. DO NOT apply for late registration.
  4. If you don’t receive a NSFAS loan, you can de-register by 28 February 2015.
  5. When you de-register, you WILL NOT be penalised with any cancellation fee.
  6. The upfront amount will be REFUNDED once you have de-registered.

CONTACT the Fees Office on Tel: 011 717 1537/1645 for more info.

Click here for more information on the Upfront Payment.


Based on your programme of study, you will be able to enrol at home. Should you encounter any problems during your Enrolment, please contact the University call centre at 011-717 1888 (operational from 5 January 2015) between 08h30-16h30, weekdays only, for assistance. Should you require counselling/ advice you may enrol @Wits at the assisted online Enrolment venue on the Faculty dates indicated below.

If you are a New to Wits First Year student, you will still have to come on your designated Faculty registration date to collect

  • your student access card,
  • Parking Permit (if applicable) and
  • Information Bag.

If you are a returning student, you may activate/ collect your ICAM card and parking permit (where applicable) on any weekday (8h30-15h30) at Hall 29 from the 17 January - 11 February. Or at the ICAM and parking offices in Senate House from the 12 February.


For programmes that requires curriculum planning and if you need counselling /advice, you may enroll at Wits at the assisted online enrolment venue: Hall 29 (West Campus, Braamfontein).  Please see Faculty Enrolment dates below. 

ALL International students to enrol @Wits.


  • Your ID/Passport
  • Proof of payment (upfront fee)  
  • Clearance certificate for international students
Commerce, Law and Management

Engineering and the Built Environment

Health Sciences



Residence Students
Please note that if you have received a firm offer of admission to Residence and have accepted it, you will only be allowed entry into Residence from Saturday, 7 February 2015, when Residences officially open, unless you have contacted the Manager of your allocated Residence before that time.   However, you may still enrol prior to this by folloing the information on the Faculty links.


Checklist @Home registration

Checklist @Wits registration

Checklist for International Students

Register online at

If you have any queries, please refer to the University call centre at 011-717 1888  between 08h30-16h30.

Orientation Week 2015 takes place from 9 - 13 February 2015 and offers a variety of workshops and activities.

Note: If you are a person with a disability and need assistance with the registration process, please contact the Disability Unit at Tel: 011 717 9152 during office hours.