Your Journey Starts here !

At WIT we want to make sure you’re well prepared for the exciting road ahead.

Whether you’re one of our thousands of Waterford students, are commuting from within the sunny south east or are moving to Waterford City from further afield, we’ve put together all you need to get you off to a good start.

Start WIT  Key Milestones


Round A CAO offers  from 6am Friday, 5 July 2019
Round Zero  CAO offers from 6am  Thursday, 1 August 2019
Round One  CAO offers from 2pm  Thursday, 15 August 2019


Need some more information before you make up your mind? Ask WIT 13-23 August
Drop in, phone us, WhatsApp or use the web chat to ask questions


Round A offers acceptance 5.15pm Wednesday, 10 July 2019
Round Zero offers acceptance 5.15pm  Wednesday, 7 August 2019
Round One offers acceptance 5.15pm Friday, 23 August 2019

Plan Ahead

You don’t have to wait to hear from us to find out StartWIT dates
It varies by course so check which day or days you must attend


The StartWIT email will be sent on Thursday, 29 August 2019
If you accepted an offer at WIT check the email address you used for CAO

StartWIT Step1

You can register online from Thursday, 29 August 2019
Read up on payment procedures and have a digital photo ready

StartWIT Step2

Attend WIT on Wednesday 4, Thursday 5, and/or Friday 6 September 2019
Check your assigned dates, time and location as these vary by course


Lectures begin for all students on Monday, 9 September 2019
View the 2019/2020 Academic Calendar at<

Registration & Orientation

Our registration and orientation process has changed from previous years and the dates to attend WIT for registration and orientation vary from course to course

We are here to help

Student Life and Learning (SLL) can talk to you about access programmes, disability, counselling, student engagement, course issues and the Student Assistance Fund.
Not sure who you need to contact with a query? Our general contacts page is a good starting point.
The Accommodation Booking and Support Office will provide information to allow you to make well informed choices.
The WITBubble on the main and College Street campuses offers non-academic services like printing, copying, thesis binding, WITCard, access control and accommodation services.
WIT Students' Union is made up of students, elected by students, to represent students. Its priority is to support and assist students in any way.
Having tech trouble? Search the Computer Services FAQs for a simple solution before contacting the helpdesk.

Make yourself at  home

Looking forward to starting college? Life is going to change in many ways, and there’s many ways that WIT will become home.
You’ve been waiting around all summer for your results and suddenly you’ve accepted a college place and have to get ready to start in only a few weeks!

Transport and parking
From finding official car parking after 9am to getting a shuttle to the WIT Arena we have all transport covered
Settle in
From going to class to getting to know other students there's many things you can do to help settle in
Jargon buster
WIT and the world of academia is full of acronyms and new words and phrases. Here's a guide to some of them

Start WIT &Get Connected

From 1TB free cloud storage to our super fast WiFi we ensure you have all the tools you need to study and do assignments. Here’s everything you need to know about getting online, accessing student email and our online learning platform.
You'll find your username and password in your StartWIT email. Your username is also your student number
Student email
Once you become a student all official email is sent to your student email account
Log in to our online learning platform to access your notes and assignments
Computer Services
Have a tech problem? Check Computer Services FAQs before getting in touch with our helpdesk
Free Microsoft
Install Office on up to 5 devices with your Free Microsoft Office and OneDrive 1Tb cloud storage
Get WiFi
Here's how to log on to our super fast 'eduroam' WiFi network

Start WIT 

Whether you’re looking to rent a room in digs, share private accommodation with students or start college life in WIT’s campus residences our Accommodation office is there for you

WIT Arena

Open since September 2016, the €20m WIT Arena is a sports facility for students as well as a conference, entertainment and sporting venue. Avail of student membership and get there on the free shuttle bus from the main campus.

Start Living

College is one of the best places to make friends for life.

Whether it’s classmates or through getting involved in campus life, here’s some ideas on how to get to know people and make the most of college life.

 It’s time to find your tribe. 

Start right
Participate in orientation to have the best start possible and get to know people in your class before lectures start
Clubs and socs
Find friends with the same interests by participating in a choice of 60+ clubs and societies
Connect with WIT Students' Union and get involved in student life and social events
Fit in
Fill time, find friends and keep fit with WIT Arena student membership - go to the gym or fitness classes


We know you’ll be sharing your college experience on social media, so if you’ve anything nice to say why not use our hashtags #StudyatWIT or #HelloWIT and mention/tag our social media accounts
Social media feed
Find out what we've been saying and see all our social media channel content in one place
Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with what's happening across the WIT community
Snap us, add us, discover what's happening around campus with our Snapchat takeovers
Are you an Instagrammer extraordinaire? Tag @witwaterford on Instagram
Discover more about what's happening at WIT on our main Twitter account
Discover the world beyond WIT and what our students have gone on to do


    How to find us

    For directions and transport information


    we are here

    Main Campus
    Cork Road
    Waterford City
    Co Waterford