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Read this before coming to campus to complete your registration

Students are advised to complete their registration online from home (click here for information for New First Year students, Returning Undergraduate students, or Postgraduate students). Students will be able to come to campus to register if they cannot complete the online process, but must take note of the following before coming on to campus.

  •  Check: Are you cleared for Registration? You may be blocked from registration if you owe fees, have not confirmed your sponsorship/bursary, are an international student and have not been cleared by ISO, if you owe a library book, or if you are a new student and have not been made and accepted an offer. If you are blocked you will receive an error message when you try to register on the self-service portal indicating the reason and which office to contact. Visit the Wits website or phone the call centre on 011 717 1888 to find out contact details of the different offices. All offices are open for telephonic and email queries from January.
  • Check: Have you tried to Register online? Most students can register online and are encouraged to register from home. Faculty Offices are open for telephone and email queries from January.
  • Check: Are you aware of the restrictions to enter campus. Due to the COVID19 pandemic, there are restrictions to access campus and protocols that you will need to follow while on campus.
    • Students are requested not to bring other friends/family to accompany them. A maximum of one guardian will be permitted to enter the campus.
    • Before you intend to come to campus, ensure you know what COVID-19 is, how it is transmitted, and what your risks are
      • Watch this video
      • Read-up on Wits website or the NCID website
      • Phone the NICID Hotline: 0800 029 999
      • Persons that are over the age of 60 as well as persons with comorbidities are discouraged from coming onto Campus and warned of the risk as well as consequences of contracting COVID-19 should they voluntarily choose to come onto Campus
    • Understand what role you must play in curbing transmissions at Wits
      • Complete the Wits screening tool. You may only come on to campus if you ‘pass’ the screening and present it to the Protection Service officers at the entrance, and you must complete the screening tool every time you enter the campus.
      • Stay home if you have any symptoms associated with COVID-19 (e.g. fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, new loss of smell).
      • Stay home if you have been in close contact with someone who tested positive in the last 10 days (clos contact means being within 1.5 meters of someone for 15 minutes or more)
      • Wear a fabric face mask at all times when on campus. Protection Services will not admit people on to campus who do not have a face mask.
      • Keep a 2 meter distance from others at all times.
      • Cough or sneeze into your elbow
      • Wash your hands with soap regularly.
      • Sanitise your hands regularly. Sanitisers are available in the hall but visitors are advised to bring their own bottles as an extra precaution.Throw away your litter in dustbins immediately to prevent others having to do it for you.
      • Avoid congregating and gathering for social reasons
    • Know what to do if you start to feel unwell while on campus.
      • Go home immediately or consult with the Campus Health and Wellness Centre for advice
      • If you are at Hall 29, alert a Student Assistant or the Project Coordinator. You will be required to disclose your name and contact details. Leave the Hall immediately and go home if possible.
      • Consult with your Health Care Worker for advice.
      • Only return to campus under the advice of your Health Care Worker.
    • Know what to do if you being to feel unwell at home
      • No persons should come on to campus if they have any symptoms associated with COVID-19
      • Only return to campus under the advice of your Health Care Worker.
      • Contact your Faculty Office as soon as possible to find out about alternative plans to complete your Registration.
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