To gain access to the University's IT services, please contact by telephone IT Help Desk (Orakel) or visit any of the following IT Service Centres on your campus (please bring along your username, passport and ID (EU students):
UiT in Tromsø: Orakel IT Help Desk
UiT in Alta: Servicetorget (Office B136), the info-desk by the main entrance.
UiT in Harstad: Servicetorget, First floor, main building
UiT in Narvik: Servicetorget by the main entrance.
IT Services for Students
The following services will be available 20 minutes after activation
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.
20 August for Autumn semester
20 January for Spring semester
Exchange students are exempted from paying the semester fee.
How to pay your semester fee
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.
Payment from overseas: make sure to consult with your local bank about the exact exchange rates to Norwegian Kroner (590 NOK) and the commission that may be deducted from your money transfer before making the 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.
Student Web: Use your TemporaryID 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.
Please note that you are only given permission to register for the courses stated in your Letter of Admission/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 and contact their UiT exchange coordinator. The faculty needs to approve the changes first.
When new courses are agreed upon, please contact the International Office for a signature. The International Office then grants you admission to the approved courses.
You can register for examinations and classes only after you have paid your semester fee (please see menu #2) via the StudentWeb.
After log in, you are asked ot submit 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 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.
You then need to apply for an National Norwegian ID number at the Norwegian Population Registry or the nearest Tax Office. Please notify the International Office as soon as you have received it.
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.
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.
How to access CANVAS
To access Canvas, you must have activated your Student IT account (see menu #1) and registered for the semester via the Student Web.
Check the online timetable and room booking system to find your classes. The webpage gives also an overview over the abriviations used for UiT buildings. Information where to find your classes can also be found by checking the course schedule for your chosen courses in the UiT study catalogue.
Timetable Course Schedules & Room/Computer Lab Booking System
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:
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).