Getting ready for uni checklist

Surrey students outside Senate House for Welcome Week

We’ve created a handy checklist of things that you need to do before you start your course. 


Complete pre-registration

This is an important first step. Pre-register online in just a few minutes.

Pre-register now

Activate your IT account

Get access to your Surrey emails, our student app, online file storage and more when you activate your IT account.

Find out more

Book an asymptomatic Covid test

You are required to take a test before you start face-to-face teaching to help us protect each other.

Book a test

Browse your dedicated welcome to Surrey website

Have a look around this website – there's lots of useful information for new students.

Book your international meet and greet

We have a dedicated meet and greet service for international students which runs on various days throughout the academic year. 

Book your place

Download the MySurrey App

This will be your companion for life on campus – download on your phone before you arrive to get access to maps, emails and your course timetable once it’s released.

Download the app

Browse our current students website

The MySurrey website is your single place for information about every aspect of university life – take a look on your laptop or mobile.

Browse MySurrey

Register for a GP

You can register with a local doctor online before you arrive to save time. 

Register online

Start packing

Take a look at our handy what to pack guides to help you get started.

Read our guides

Top tips

Follow the University on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to stay up-to-date with what's happening around campus.

Follow MySurrey Hive on Facebook for support and advice on student life.

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A student posing with Steve the Stag
Get ready for your enrolment and pre-register.
A parent and student unpacking their suitcase in halls
What to pack
Take a look at our guide on what to pack.
Two student carrying boxes on campus
Book your arrival slot
Book your place for moving-in weekend.
Student on mobile
MySurrey App
The App gives you access to a range of university services.