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Online Enrolement FAQ's

How do I set up my Computer and Email account?

Step 1- Activate your Student Computer Account

You must activate your UL student computer Account by

A) Changing your Initial password

B) Registering  for self  Service Password reset

Your username is yous student ID number

Your Initial Password is your Date of Birth in the following format ddmmmyyyy(no spaces) e.g. 21Feb1997


Changing your initial Password

  1. Go To
  2. Enter your Account Username (Student ID number) and Initial password (see above)
  3. Enter a unique password  and click update
  4. You will be automatically redirected to the Password Registration Service.
  5. You will be asked to login usisng your Username and New Password.

Registering for Self Service Password Reset

Registering for Self Service Password Reset  allows you to reset your computer account password usisng a security code issued via SMS. Please follow the on screen instructions. If you are not automitaclly redirected go to

Once your student computer account has been activated  you will have access to the student Portal  and a range of computer resources both on and off campus.


Please make a note of your new password, as this will be required to complete the rest of your enrolment and to access computer resources in the University of Limerick. Students must reset their Student  Computer Account Password at a minumuim once every 360 days. Your student email account can take up to 36 hours  to be created after activation.


You will be notified by email at the email address you provided when you applied through the Central Applications Office (CAO). Normally you will be issued an email within two working days after the day on which you accept your CAO offer.

You will receive an email notifying you as to when you can enrol online. The email will outline the different steps in the process. This involves the following

  1. Setting up your Student Computer and Email Account
  2. Logging into your Student Portal
  3. Completing the Online Finance Task
  4. Enrolling Online for your Programme

All the precise details will be included in the email notification. For more information please visit our Orientation page.


You enrol on your programme and you register your modules. Registration is a completely seperate process. You must register for your modules by the end of week 1. You can do this online at All students must register for their modules regardless of whether their programme has optional/elective modules.

You must enrol on your programme before you can register for your modules.


After you have enrolled online, there is a second part of the enrolment process that takes place during orientation week. This is part of your orientation schedule and involves

  • Confirming that you have completed the online enrolment and online finance task
  • Verifying you legal name (you must bring an original birth certificate or passport or evidence of a legal change in name (e.g. marriage certificate, deed poll)
  • Collection of your Student ID card.