Before classes start

After you arrive and have settled into accommodation, there are several things you'll need to do to get ready for classes at Melbourne.

Attend Orientation

University of Melbourne Orientation activities runs in the two weeks before classes start.

You are strongly encouraged to attend as many Orientation activities as is possible to  to prepare you for studying your course at the University and help you make friends and settle into University life.

Find out about Orientation

Manage your student account

You can log in to your student account at any time view your emails, manage your enrolment, view your timetable, exams, results, library notifications and more.

You can also pay and manage any tuition fees through your student account. You can also find out about additional orientation, events and more you'll need to attend before you start.

Go to Student account

Get student support

There's a lot to get your head around when you come to University and our Stop 1 team is there to answer any of your questions.

You can visit in person at Parkville and Southbank or by phone, email or live chat. Our dedicated, friendly staff can help you out in a wide range of areas, such as fees, applications and admissions, financial aid and scholarships, housing enquiries, examinations and results, and more.

Visit Stop 1

Explore campus life

You can also make the most of your time at Melbourne by getting involved in University life. This includes:

  • Joining a student club or society, when you'll meet like-minded people and enjoy events and activities organised through the club.
  • Going to free campus events, with plenty of things on all year, from future student events to free public lectures and Wednesday farmers markets.
  • Using our range of sporting facilities, with access to a gym, running track, group fitness classes, squash courts, a swimming pool and more.
  • Entering competitions, from an online photography competition to the annual Amazing Spaghetti Machine contest, our calendar is full of opportunities to try Melbourne life for yourself.

And when you're not on campus, there are many adventures you can have, from day trips to sleepy country towns to breathtaking coastlines. Go to Visit Victoria to plan your off-campus adventures.

Support and advice

Also get in touch with our Support Services if you need help transitioning to life at Melbourne. They can offer support and advice on fees, budgeting, student loans. student accommodation and more.

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