2019 graduate registration

Please read the following information about the registration process. There is more information on the University website (www.ox.ac.uk/students/new).

Summary of registration process

The University requires all students to register online at the start of each academic year. In order to do this, you must take the following steps:

  1. Meet the conditions of your offer (academic and financial)
  2. Receive the University card form from your department or faculty
  3. Return your completed University card form to the University
  4. Receive your Single Sign On account details by email
  5. Register online using Student Self Service
  6. Collect your Biometric Residence Permit if applicable
  7. Register in person at Somerville

University card

Once you have met all the conditions of your offer, your department or faculty will send you a University card form. You will need to complete this form and return it to the University.


Single Sign On account

You will receive your Single Sign On account details by email once your University card form has been processed. You will need these details to register.


University registration

You will register using Single Sign On through an online system called Student Self Service. The registration process is a chance for you to check that the University holds the correct personal information about you and to make any amendments. Registration opens on Sunday 1st September and closes on Friday 18th October. A detailed guide to using Student Self Service is on the University website (www.ox.ac.uk/students/registration).

*Please note that you must register online before travelling to Oxford*


College registration

Once you have arrived in Oxford, you will need to come to House Building to complete the registration process and collect your University card. Please bring your passport with you. We will be open for new student registration on the following dates, 10:00-11:00 and 14:00-15:00

  • Monday 23rd September
  • Tuesday 24th September
  • Wednesday 25th September
  • Thursday 26th September
  • Friday 27th September
  • Monday 30th September
  • Tuesday 1st October
  • Wednesday 2nd October
  • Thursday 3rd October
  • Friday 4th October
  • Monday 7th October

We will register Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery students and MSc in Financial Economics students separately. If you are unable to come to the office during those hours, please email academic.office@some.ox.ac.uk to arrange an alternative time. If you have a visa, please bring your passport and Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) so we can take scanned copies.

*Please note that we cannot register you until you have collected your BRP*