How to register

Now you have accepted your offer to study here at DMU there are few things you need to do to officially register as a student. Some of these can be completed before you arrive and others will need to be done when you get to campus. 

On this page you will find:



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A step-by-step of how to register at DMU

Below we have broken down the steps you will take to prepare you for when your course begins. The registration team are available to help with any queries you may have. Get in touch at or on 0116 207 8775 (9am-5pm on Monday-Friday). From Thursday 22 August, the hours are expanded from 8am to 7pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday. From Monday 23 September normal service times resume.



This is the first step to complete the registration for your course. It is where you will provide ID documentation and a passport style photo to be put onto your student ID. Registration will be open from Thursday 22 August.


This is an online resource for you to learn all about the services the university has to offer. It also includes booking links for halls drop-off, faculty and programme welcome, including details of your on-campus induction schedule. The link for this will be sent to you after you have completed pre-registration. 


For home (UK) students this is the final stage of registration and there isn’t anything more you need to do. Once you have completed your pre-registration and it has been finalised, your ID card will be available to collect* from the Student Gateway in Gateway House, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

*For students at the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (HLS), your ID card will be issued by the faculty during your induction. HLS will send you details about this.

For international students it is an appointment-based face to face appointment where your ID is checked, you are handed your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) and given your student ID card. This begins from Tuesday 17 September. 

Go to the International Students’ page for more information.


Each faculty and programme differs, but your induction will all include your course welcome, teaching team welcome and introduction to teaching and learning resources. It is during this period you will be given your student ID card. 

Useful faculty contacts

Where to get support with registration on campus:


  1. Arts, Design and Humanities

    Arts Tower entrance/reception, Vijay Patel Building 

    Monday to Thursday, 9am-4.30pm 
    Friday, 9am-4pm 

    T: (0116) 257 7394 

  2. Business and Law

    0.41 Hugh Aston Building (Main Reception, Ground Floor) 

    Monday – Friday, 8:50am-4:45pm  

    T: (0116) 257 7243 

    Find information and answers to frequently asked questions on the BAL Students website.

  3. Computing, Engineering and Media

    0.4a, Gateway House 
    Monday – Thursday, 8.30am- 4.30pm 
    Friday, 8.30am-4pm 

    T: (0116) 207 8499/8497 

    Find information and answers to frequently asked questions on the CEM Students website

  4. Health and Life Sciences

    Lower ground floor, Edith Murphy House
    Monday to Thursday, 8.30am-4.30pm 
    Friday, 8.30am–4pm

    T: (0116) 257 7749 

  5. Doctoral College

    Support for research students.

    3rd floor, Gateway House 
    Monday to Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm 



What the My DMU app is and how to download it

This is a personalised portal and mobile app designed to support students while they study. Downloading the My DMU app onto your phone will help you to stay up to date with university information and access a range of key services including LearningZone, Library, and timetable information.

Visit or scan the below QR code:

My DMU QR code

Term dates and the academic calendar

Your teaching timetable will be available on MyDMU shortly before your first week of lectures.   

For details of term dates, go to our Academic Calendar.