Check-in and enrol

Check-in (Semester 1, 2018)

Upon arrival, you need to register your arrival at La Trobe University at our dedicated international student check-in desk. Refer to the following table for check-in dates, time and location at your campus.

College/Campus Check-in Time International Check-in Dates Check-in Venue
Melbourne Campus 10am - 4pm       19-23 February 2018 West Lecture Theatres, Melbourne Campus  
City Campus 10am - 4pm        19-23 February 2018 Reception, level 2, City Campus
Bendigo Campus10am - 4pm      22 February 2018Room 2.14, Education Building, Bendigo Campus
Shepparton Campus By appointment       By appointmentTBC
Albury - Wodonga Campus 10am - 4pm       19-23 February 2018 Room 4237, level 2, Building 4, A-W Campus
Mildura Campus 10am - 4pm       22 February 2018 BG Building, Mildura Campus

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

Details of your orientation program will be provided when you check-in.

Please note: original passport must be sighted at Check-in.


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 Enrolment and Orientation Guide for new international student.

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.