Step 1: Accepting or deferring your offer

Congratulations on your offer of admission and welcome to UNSW!

Accepting online is a 2 part-process:

Part I: Accept or defer your offer in myUNSW to ensure your place in the program.

Part II: Confirm your personal details, complete the Financial and Student Declaration sections and enrol in your courses (lectures, tutorials etc.).

Acceptance deadlines and procedures vary. 

 

How to accept or defer your offer

 

Continue to work through the checklist below to accept or defer your offer.

Want more information on why you should accept your offer to UNSW? Visit The UNSW Difference.

 

Enrolment Support call centre

Please call if you are experiencing difficulties accepting your offer or enrolling. We are here to help.

Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm,

Call +61 (02) 9385 1110


Video guide to accepting or deferring your offer


 

Accept or defer your offer checklist

  • Create your UniPass

    What is a UniPass?

    • This is a temporary password given to all new students to access myUNSW.
    • You will use myUNSW to accept or defer your offer online and enrol in your classes.

     

    How do I create a UniPass?

    1. Use the information in your offer letter to create your UniPass. You will need:

    • Your UNSW ID (e.g. z1234567) or 9 digit UAC Number (e.g. 123456789)
    • Your UNSW program code.

     

    2. Visit the IDM (Identity Manager) website to create your UniPass.

    Once you have created your UniPass, proceed to the next checklist item and accept or defer your offer.

     

    Need Help?

    If you would like further assistance with creating or retrieving your UniPass, please contact IT Services.

    T: + 61 9385 1333

    E:  servicedesk@unsw.edu.au.

    Alternatively you can visit the IT Services website or visit Getting Started in the Library for face to face support.

  • Accept or Defer your offer by the deadline

    Need help with accepting or deferring your offer?

    Contact the Enrolment Support Centre (ESC).

    T: +61 2 9385 1110 E: enrol@unsw.edu.au

    Or visit Getting Started in the Library for face to face support with acceptance and enrolment support.

  • Check your official full name on myUNSW

    Is your name correct on your myUNSW account?

    If your middle name is not included or your name is misspelt on the University's system, this will cause significant delays in your student ID card distribution.

    Please take 5 minutes now to ensure that your name listed in myUNSW exactly matches your official name on your birth certificate / proof of identification. Checking this today will potentially save you many hours of delays in the future.

    You will not be able to obtain a student ID card if your middle name is missing, as your name in the system must match your full legal name.

    To update your official name you will need to complete the 'Correction or Change of Personal Details' form. You will need to bring the form in person with your official identification to Student Central or Getting Started in the Library.

    You may still continue to enrol in your courses if your name is incorrect. Mistakes with names primarily affect ID card distribution.

     

    Need Help?

    Need help with changing your name? Contact the Enrolment Support Centre (ESC).

    T: +61 2 9385 1110

    E: enrol@unsw.edu.au

    Or visit Getting Started in the Library or Student Central for face to face support with official name changes.

  • Enter all other personal details

    To accept your offer in myUNSW, you must enter your personal contact details such as home address, email address, telephone numbers and emergency contact.

  • Domestic students eligible for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP

    Provide your Tax File Number if you are eligible for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP

    How do I add my Tax File Number to my record?

    Note: You must finalise your payment options prior to the census date for the current semester.

    Add your Tax File Number via the Commonwealth Government Forms Section on myUNSW:

    1. Log in to myUNSW
    2. Go to My Student Profile tab > My Student Services channel > Financials > 'Commonwealth Government Forms' link
    3. Scroll down and select the 'Update' link
    4. Complete application form and add Tax File Number

     

    How do I know what amounts UNSW has deferred to the ATO?

    This is available on your Commonwealth Assistance Notice, available via the My Student Profile tab on myUNSW within 28 days after the census date for each semester. The menu item is below the Fee Statement menu item.

    Your Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN) contains information about your enrolment and your use of Commonwealth assistance.

    If you believe that the notice is incorrect with regard to your enrolment, e.g. you are enrolled in the wrong course or not enrolled in a course you are attending, and/or if you believe that the notice is incorrect with regard to your fee or student contribution charges, immediately contact the Student Financials Team on 9385 8500, or by email at fees@unsw.edu.au.

    You have 14 days from the date of the notice to contact UNSW to request the checking of your enrolment and/or calculations.

  • Create your zPass

    What is a zPass?

    • This is your ongoing password as a UNSW student to access all university online services.
    • You will create your zPass during the acceptance process. Keep reference of it in a safe place.
    • Your zPass will not activate until you have enrolled in at least 1 class.
    • You will need to update your zPass every 6 months for security reasons.

     

    How do I create a zPass?

    Check out the step by step guide to setting up your zPass.

    You will need to use your zPass to access many UNSW online services.

     

    Need Help?

    If you would like further assistance with creating or retrieving your zPass, please contact IT Services.

    T: + 61 9385 1333

    E:  servicedesk@unsw.edu.au.

    Alternatively you can visit the IT Services website or visit Getting Started in the Library for face to face support.

  • Finalise your acceptance

    You're almost done!

    However, you will not be able to enrol into courses for your program until your acceptance has been finalised.

     

    Need Help?

    Not sure if you have accepted your offer? Contact the Enrolment Support Centre (ESC).

    T: +61 2 9385 1110

    E: enrol@unsw.edu.au

    Or visit Getting Started in the Library or Student Central for face to face support.

  • Fees

    Do I need to pay tuition fees?

    The majority of students are required to pay tuition fees or student contribution charges. For more information see the Fees Information page.

     

    How do I pay?

    Fee statements are normally produced 2 weeks before the start of each semester. Fee statements are available via your myUNSW account.

    • Login to myUNSW
    • Navigate to My Student Profile > Financials > Fee Statement and Payment Options
    • Select View Details for the appropriate semester
    • Select Payment Options
    • You will need to read the Terms and Conditions and check the box to acknowledge and consent , before selecting the Payment Options button
    • On the 'Methods Of Payment' page you will be able to select your payment method: Bpay, Australia Post or ANZ eGate

     

    When do I pay?

    Each teaching period has a payment due date which is listed on your fee statement and are also available on the University website.

    The census date is the date on which all enrolment and payment arrangements must be finalised.

    Requests for Commonwealth assistance or payment support will not be approved after this date. Each teaching period within a semester has a census date. These dates will be shown on your fee statement against your enrolment, and are also available online

     

    Quick Tip

    Have a specific question about fees? Contact the Student Financials Team.

    T: +61 02 9385 8500
    E: fees@unsw.edu.au

     

  • Check your Program Authority

    You can find your UNSW program code on here.

    Your program authority is the faculty that your program is under on the list.

    Some dual programs have an initial program code. You should check with your program authority what is the actual UNSW program code for your particular program, or find it on the UNSW online handbook at http://www.handbook.unsw.edu.au