Check-in and enrol

Check-in (Semester 2, 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/CampusCheck-in TimeInternational Check-in DatesCheck-in Venue
Melbourne Campus10am - 4pm   16 to 20 July 2018West Lecture Theatres, Melbourne Campus  
City Campus10am - 4pm    16 to 20 July 2018Reception, level 2, City Campus
Bendigo Campus10am - 4pm   19 to 20 July 2018Room 2.14, Education Building, Bendigo Campus
Shepparton CampusBy appointment    By appointmentReception, Shepparton campus.
Albury - Wodonga CampusBy appointment    23 July 2018Room 4237, level 2, Building 4, A-W Campus
Mildura CampusBy appointment    19 July 2018Brian Grogan Foyer, Benetook Avenue Campus, Mildura
Sydney Campus12 pm    24 JulyLecture Theatre, Level 1, 255 Elizabeth Street, Sydney

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.