Checklist for enrolment and semester registration




  • Payment of semester fee (non-exchange students)

    To register for classes and examinations, you must pay the semester fee. The current semester fee is NOK 625, of which NOK 40 (optional) goes to the benefit of Norwegian Students' and Academics' International Assistance Fund (SAIH):

    • You must pay the semester fee to be able to enrol as an active student at UiT and register for classes/examinations.

    • Pay your semester fee as soon as you have received your PIN code & ID Number.

    Payment deadlines:

    • 1 Spetember for Autumn semester (NB it is highly recommended that you pay your semester fee within 15 August to ensure that you start your classes without undue delay)

    • 20 January for Spring semester

    Exchange students are exempted from paying the semester fee.

    How to create your invoice on StudentWeb

    You can create your invoice for the semester fee by logging into your account on Student Web. Select "Payments" in the top menu and choose "Create invoice". The payment can be made wirelessly from your own bank account. Remember to type in correctly the bank account, Swift and Iban specified in the invoice when paying your semester fee.

     

    Bank address: Danske Bank, 7466 Trondheim, Norway.


    Overseas payment

    Please make sure to consult with your local bank about the exact exchange rates to Norwegian Kroner (625 NOK) and the commission that may be deducted from your money transfer before making the payment.


    Local payment

    The KID number is important if you are paying cash through your Norwegian bank account or a local post office in Norway (a commission of NOK 100 is charged by the post office). The payment takes 2-3 days to be registered in the StudentWeb.

    Postal Offices in Norway

    Accessing the Student Web (Studentweb)

    Student Web: Use your Temporary ID number/Pin Code (The temporary ID Number will be sent by email to all new students) OR "Username/Password" ( by using Feide Access after activation, see menu #1) to log into your student account.

    Reimbursement of the Semester Fee

    If you have paid the semester fee, but you do not wish to study at UiT, you may request reimbursement of your semester fee by
    the following deadlines:

    • 1 September for Autumn Semester

    • 1 February for Spring Semester

    For reimbursement, please contact the Student Information Desk. Remember to mention your bank account number and return your Semester Receipt.


  • Student Web (Studentweb)

    You can log on StudentWeb through the following methods (choose affiliation: UiT The Arctic University of Norway):

    • By using your UiT ID number + Pin Code (Norwegian ID and PIN)
    • After the activation of Student IT Account: by using your username (abc123) + password (Log on using Feide)

    NB! Make sure to confirm your Individual Education Plan upon registration and to register your contact address correctly.

    Deadlines for enrolment and registration:

    • 1 September for autumn semester
    • 2 February for spring semester


    Deadlines for withdrawal from exams:

    • 1 November for autumn semester
    • 15 April for spring semester

    Exchange Students: Confirmation of Arrival & changes to Learning Agreement

    Please note that you are only given permission to register for the courses stated in your Learning Agreement. All changes to your original Learning Agreement have to be approved by you home university and UiT.

    Exchange students who intend to change courses need to fill out the form "Changes to Learning Agreement", see the link below for detailed instructions.


    Non-Exchange Students

    You can register for examinations and classes only after you have paid your semester fee (please see menu #2) via the StudentWeb.

    After logging on StudenWeb, you are asked to complete an electronic Individual Education Plan. This serves as semester registration and sign-up for examinations. The same procedure is required for withdrawing from examinations. Your faculty or the Student Information Desk will help to set up your Individual Education Plan.

    You have to reconfirm or change your Individual Education Plan at the start of each semester.

    Please notify the Student Information Desk as soon as you have received your National Norwegian ID number from the Norwegian Population Registry or the Tax Office. NB please make sure to attach the official letter that you have received from the Population Registry to your email to the Student Information Desk


  • STUDENT CARD

    As a student at UiT you are entitled to Student Card. You need your Student ID to get discounts on trains, buses and other services that gives you student discounts, and is required when you take your exams.

    NB! Please download the Digital Student ID and UiT Student app on your mobile phone.

    The Student ID card is used as

    Find more information about the use of the Student Card on the webpages of


    WHERE TO GET YOUR STUDENT CARD

    Tromsø campus

    Go to the Student Information Desk  in the Main Library to get your Student Card. Please bring a valid ID (driver's licence or passport) OR the Department of Education at Mellomveien 110, 9006 Tromsø.

    Alta campus

    Go to Service Counter in the Glass Hall by East Entrance, to get your key card/student ID. Please bring a valid ID (driver's licence or passport).

    Hammerfest campus

    Go to the Reception to get your key card/student ID. Please bring a valid ID (driver's licence or passport).

    Narvik campus

    Go to Student Information Desk ‘Servicetorget’ to get your Student Card. Please bring a valid ID (driver's licence or passport).

    Harstad campus

    Go to Student Information Desk ‘Servicetorget’ to get your Student Card. Please bring a valid ID (driver's licence or passport).

    Bodø campus

    Go to Student Information Desk at Nord University to get your Student Card. Please bring a valid ID (driver's licence or passport).


  • CANVAS - STUDENT VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

    Canvas is a web-based learning environment so that students can access the site from any computer that has internet access. It is also a platform that teachers can use to send notes, homework, presentations, guidance, etc. to whole classes.

    To access Canvas, you must have activated your Student IT account (see menu #1) and registered for the semester via the Student Web.

     

    Questions?

    For questions concerning course registration on Canvas, please contact the Student Information Desk studieinfo@uit.no
    For technical inquries concerning access/logging to Canvas, please contact orakel@uit.no


  • My Page for students

    Sign in with your username and password to view your lecture schedule, courses, syllabus and access applications for enrolled students.

    My Page for students



  • Exchange Students: changes to Learning Agreement

    Please note that you are only given permission to register for the courses stated in your Learning Agreement. All changes to your original Learning Agreement have to be approved by your home university and UiT.

    Exchange students who intend to change courses need to fill out the form "Changes to Learning Agreement", see the link below for detailed instructions.

    How to make changes to Learning Agreement


    Non-Exchange Students: changes to the educational plan

    Any changes to your educational plan must be approved by the programme / degree coordinator at the faculty and must be within semester registration deadlines.

    Please find your programme in the Study Catalogue. Click on the programme and you will find the name of your coordinator(s) on the right side of the programme's webpage in the Study Catalogue

    Programme Coordinators (Study Catalogue)

    NB You have to reconfirm or change your Individual Education Plan at the start of each semester. You must also document satisfactory progress in your studies (30 Study Point each semester) in order to continue to maintain/renew your student residency card and to work part-time .


Exchange and programme advisers

We have experienced and dedicated teams of programme and exchange advisers that are happy to assist you with questions pertaining to:

  • Syllabus & Learning Agreement (English-taught courses for exchange students)
  • Programme description and structure (English-taught programmes of study)
  • Study Progression Report for the renewal of Student Visa

Find your Exchange adviser

Find your Programme adviser (click on your programme in the catalogue to find your adviser's name below the "CONTACT" box)



  • How to borrow books

    In order to borrow documents, you need a library card at the University Library of Tromsø. Your student ID card doubles as a library card. You may also use a Norwegian national library card.

    University Library

    INFORMATION LITERACY AND PLAGIARISM

    Norwegian universities are very strict about plagiarism. Consequently, during our orientation week all new students are required to attend a lecture about infomation literacy and plagiarism. We also recommend you to complete the UiT developed Massive Open Online Coures on information literacy where you can study at your own pace:

    Information literacy & IKomp MOOC Courses


Registration WITH the police

The Norwegian Directorate of Norwegian Immigration (UDI) requires that that you either apply for a Study Permit (Non-EU) or register with the Police if you are staying more than three months in Norway (EU/EEA/Swiss citizens).

Registration with the police

Student deposit

How to access your student deposit

Part-time work, renewal of Study Permit & Progress Report

Part-time work, Study Permit & Progress Report


Finding your way around campus

Being a brand new student is exciting, but it can also be filled with anxiety and confusion, especially in a new country. Being on your own for the first time gives you great freedom, but it also comes with a lot of responsibility, like finding your way to correct addresses, buying your own food, paying your rent, time management, and more.

Well, worry no more! Here are some useful links:

Resources and services for students

Student portal

Practical matters

The following link provides information about practical steps you need to undertake in the process of becoming a member of our learning and social community at UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Don’t worry — the process is simple: just take a few minutes to carefully review all of the information, which is intended to make your transition to UiT as smooth as possible.

practical matters: student visa, accommodation, insurance, orientation programme, etc.