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Online registration process

Step-by-step guide to online registration

Click here to download the complete online guide, or follow the quick step-by-step guide below.

STEP 1:

  • Check the registration dates for your Faculty
  • Log on to Wits Student Self-Service Portal (https://self-service.wits.ac.za).
  • New Applicants must accept their Firm Offer before proceeding to register online.
    Please ensure that all required certified documents for your academic qualifications has been provided to the Student Enrolment Centre in hard copy before you accept your Firm Offer. Applicants who upload academic qualifications via the Student Self Service Portal will need to comply with this requirement. Wits academic records are not required.

STEP 2:

  • Click on the Academic Information tile. 
  • Click on Online Registration

STEP 3:

  • Click on “Next” to proceed with Online Registration.
  • Verify your personal details. Click on “Register Online” link.

STEP 4:

  • FIXED CURRICULUM: (1) Select Courses & Slots (2) Click “Validate”  (3) Click “Enrol” (4) Accept Terms & Conditions  (5) Click “Submit”
  • FLEXIBLE CURRICULUM: (1) Click on “Choices” (2) Select “Courses”  (3) Click “Add to the Planner”  (4) Click “Return”  (5) Click “Validate” (6) Click “Enrol”  (7) Accept Terms & Conditions  (8) Click “Submit”

STEP 5:

You are now registered. 

  1. To send the Proof of Registration to your email: 
    • Click on the Academic Information tile. 
    • Click on Proof of Registration > Click on View details button >Enter the year/term >Then click Generate.
  2. To Print your Proof of Registration, access your Wits Email address, open the attachment and click “Print”

STEP 6:

New undergraduate first-year students complete the Biographical Questionnaire. If you require assistance, please email bqhelp.BIS@wits.ac.za. (Please see the information links contained under step 5 on this page

STEP 7:

To finish the Online Registration Process, please apply for Clubs and Societies or Parking on the Student Self Service Portal.
Sign Out.

STEP 8:

After you have registered, please collect/renew your student card, and parking permit (if applicable), before the academic year begins.

  • If you are a first-year student, collect your registration bag from Hall 29 or from the Student Enrolment Centre once the January registration period has ended.
  • Collect or renew your "Kudu" card as follows:
    • Braamfontein Campus
      Robert Sobukwe Block, second floor, behind the Exams Hall – New and Returning Students, or
      Concourse, Solomon Mahlangu (Senate) House – All categories of Campus users. 
    • Parktown Campus
    • Education Campus
      Admin Block first floor – All categories of Campus users.
  • You are required to provide proof of identification, such as your ID document, valid passport or driver's licence. 

If you get any errors during the registration process, please follow the online instructions to rectify, or contact the Student Call Centre 011 717 1888.

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