How to enrol

Congratulations on your acceptance to Deakin College!


Enrolment for Trimester 3, 2023 is open

Please see below the step-by-step guide to enrol online as a new student.


Step 1

View your course video

Find out more about your course and pathway options.

Step 2

Download your Course Outline

Your Course Outline details the units/modules you will need to take in order to progress to your bachelor degree of choice.

Step 3

Read the Enrolment Guide or watch the Enrolment Guide Video

The Enrolment Guide and video include detailed, step-by-step instructions on choosing your units/modules using your Course Outline, and enrolling in your course.

Read the Enrolment Guide

Watch the Online Enrolment Video

Step 4

Join your on-campus enrolment session or login and enrol in your units

We highly recommend you join us for your on-campus enrolment session during Orientation Week.

If you can't make it to your session and want to enrol yourself, use Chrome or Firefox on a laptop or desktop computer, not your mobile.

If you are a domestic student who plans to study online, please complete the  Domestic Online Study Request Form. You do not need to complete this step to enrol yourself. 

If you are an international student, please do not enrol until you are in Australia.

Step 5

Complete the Study Skills Assessment

This activity will help us understand what you might find difficult in your studies at the College and how we can help you be successful.

Step 6

Join Orientation

Orientation is the beginning of your journey at Deakin. It introduces you to your new life as a Deakin College student. It all starts the week before your classes begin and is packed full of useful online information sessions and activities.

Step 7

Set up your Deakin University username and password

You will need to obtain a Deakin University password to use the computers on-campus, in the computer labs and to access Deakin University’s online services. You can set up your username and password after 19 October 2023.

Step 8

Set up your Deakin College email

It’s important to set up your student email because we use it to send you important information during your time at Deakin College. You can access your Deakin College email account using the 'Email' tile on the Student Portal.  Your email address will be

Step 9

Get your student ID card

Once you have set up your Deakin Username and Password you can apply for a student ID card. You will need a student ID card as proof for on campus security that you are a student and also for ID at exams.

Step 10

Start classes

Classes commence on Monday 23 October 2023. If you’re having trouble viewing your timetable, setting up your email or contacting your teachers, watch our ‘How To’ videos.

All your class information and booklist can be found on Moodle.

Enrolment help

To discuss part-time study, unit/module selection or pathway options, contact your Academic Coordinator:

Kristy Nikas
Academic Co-ordinator (Business) – Burwood and
Academic Co-ordinator (Masters Qualifying Program) – Burwood
P +61 (0) 3 9244 5121
Dilini Eriyawala
Academic Co-ordinator (Commerce)
Dr Wendy Beatty
Academic Co-ordinator (Communication, Design, Film, TV and Animation) – Burwood
P +61 (0) 3 9244 6064
Dr Bridget Morrissey
Academic Co-ordinator (Health Science) – Burwood
P +61 (0) 3 9246 8063
Tamara Camilleri
Academic Co-ordinator (Science) – Geelong
P +61 (0) 3 5227 8136
Dr Owen Makin
Academic Co-ordinator (Information Technology) – Burwood
P +61 (0) 3 5227 3603
Kate Nicholson
Academic Co-ordinator (Foundation) – Burwood
P +61 (0) 3 9244 6716
Dr Liam Lyons
Academic Co-ordinator (Engineering) – Waurn Ponds
Academic Co-ordinator (Construction Management) – Waterfront
P +61 (0) 3 5227 8135

Join Deakin College staff for help with your enrolment in your course. On-campus enrolment sessions will be held during Orientation. Late enrolment sessions will take place at the start of the trimester. 

Check your emails for event details.

If you cannot login to the Deakin College Student Portal or Moodle, try these steps:

  1. Make sure you are using the correct website to access the Student Portal.

  2. Check the type of device and web browser you are using:
    • The Portal works best on a laptop or desktop, not a mobile
    • Try using a different web browser like Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Do not use Safari.
    • After you have installed a new web browser, clear the cache. The cache is information that your device stores to load websites faster. Clearing the cache means deleting this information. To clear cache, follow these instructions.
  3. Connect to the University VPN:

If you still require assistance with Student Portal or Moodle login, please complete this form to request a reset of your Student Portal password. For any other IT issues, please email

You can also find your way around the Student Portal by watching the ‘Student Portal Introduction’ video.

The live Enrolment Chat on the Student Portal will be open during the enrolment period.

Log in to the Student Portal to see the chat window

Our new students usually have lots of questions. We have collected a list of frequently asked questions and provided the answers.

See our FAQs page