Register and enrol


Upon arrival, you need to register with La Trobe International. International registration for students commencing studies runs at different days on each campus.

Campus Registration Time International Registration Dates Registration Venue
Collins Street and Franklin Street campuses 1:00pm - 4:00pm1          21 February 2017          Collins St Campus
Melbourne Campus10:00am - 4:00pm         13 - 15 February 2017      West Lecture Theatre
Albury-Wodonga Campus9:00am - 4:00pm        22 February 2017           Room 4237
Bendigo Campus10:00am - 3:00pm         16 February 2017 Level 2, Education Building
Mildura Campus 9:00am - 5.00pm          21 February 2017           TBA
Shepparton Campus By appointment2          By appointment2           TBA

1Students studying at Collins Street and Franklin Street campuses are expected to be on campus all day on 21 February from 9am to 4pm for International registration, enrolment and orientation.​

2Students studying at Shepparton Campus will be contacted by International Student Services Coordinator for details on registration when it's close to the date. For more information, email

Please ensure you bring your passport, visa and offer letter with you. You may need to register at different dates from above if your course starts early. Details of your course commencement date and registration date can be found on your offer letter. Refer to the campus maps for directions to the venue.

Please note: original passport must be sighted at registration.


Enrolment is when you formally register in your course. When you enrol in your subjects, you will have the opportunity to discuss your subject selection with course advisors.

To find out more about the enrolment process, refer to the My Life at La Trobe Guide.

The guide also contains information on:

  • How do I apply for Advanced Standing (Credit) for previous study?
  • What if I need more information about my course?
  • Can I change my course?
  • What if I am going to arrive after enrolment?
  • What if I enrol then change my mind about studying?
  • How do I change my university/institution?
  • What if my first language is not English?
  • Am I a Study Abroad or exchange student?
  • Am I a sponsored student?
  • How will I receive U.S. Financial Aid funds?

After you have completed your enrolment your La Trobe Card (student identification card) is created. The La Trobe Card is a smartcard i.e. you can store data on it, borrow from the library, pay for photocopying, or purchase a parking ticket.