The importance of checking your unit(s) enrolment

Why is checking my enrolment so important?

Checking your enrolment is your responsibility, and can be easily done on studentConnect.

It's important to check your enrolment each time you make a change to ensure:

  • You haven't missed a step: even if you think you've finished your enrolment, it can be easy to miss a step, for example the final confirmation, without this step your enrolment isn't complete.
  • You know your fees: part of checking your enrolment is also checking the teaching periods you're enrolled in. Each teaching period has a different census date, and the fees you are liable for each semester (or teaching period) are calculated by your enrolment as of the Census Date. The census date is the last date to make mandatory up-front student contribution amounts and any voluntary partial or full payments for your tuition fees. If you withdraw from a unit after the census date, you still have to pay those unit fees.
  • You've withdrawn correctly: if you choose to withdraw from a unit, and haven't done it correctly, you may receive an academic penalty for the unit. If you can't discontinue online, contact Student Administration via "Email Us".

Note: In accordance with current HESA Legislation (Higher Education Support Act (2003)) and UWA regulations, you are charged for each credit point in which you are enrolled.

It is therefore your responsibility to ensure your enrolment is correct.

If you need to make any changes after the deadlines then it may result in financial and academic penalties.

If you are uncertain whether you have made the changes to your enrolment successfully, you can call Student Administration on 6488 3235 who can check for you, or you can "Email Us: on your student email address. Many students forget critical steps in the online enrolment process for example: 'Checkout' and 'Finish Online Enrolment'.

The census dates each year are:

  • Semester 1 - 31 March
  • Semester 2 - 31 August.

Non-standard and Trimester teaching periods do vary from standard semester dates.

You can check the census dates for your enrolled units on your confirmation, which can be downloaded from studentConnect under the ENROLMENT menu.

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