UFS Online Registration 2018 – Register

UFS Online Registration 2018 – Register to University of the Free State

University of the Free State (UFS) invites prospective students who applied to study for 2018 academic year to register online or at the UFS Campuses namely, UFS Bloemfontein Campus (Main Campus), UFS South Campus and UFS Qwaqwa Campus.

Registration opening date is 08 January 2018.

Institution: University of the Free State (UFS)

How to register?

If youve applied to study a and have been accepted admission, click here to register online.

The University of the Free State (UFS) strives to provide an environment that will help our first-year students enjoy their learning experience from the first day they set foot on campus. To ensure that you, as new Kovsies, are able to navigate all three campuses easily and receive the assistance you need, we have compiled a list of contact details and other particulars for your information and convenience.

Gateway Orientation for first-years

GPS Gateway guide:
GPS stands for Global Positioning System.
This guide is the first step in an exciting new journey. Use it to position yourself within the university community. The guide will make sure that you don’t get lost. You will find that this guide gives a very broad picture of what is happening on our three beautiful campuses.

Bloemfontein Campus Gateway programme (1 – 17 February 2018)
Qwaqwa Campus Gateway programme (4 – 12 February 2018)

How to find us
Click here to view maps of our three campuses, as well as a downloadable app.

Important dates
Campus-specific dates for registration are highlighted below:

Bloemfontein Campus

8 January: Registration services open (Registration snapshot)
13 January and 3 February: Top Achiever registration (only Top Achievers)
1 February: Gateway Orientation for first-years start
2 February: Welcoming of first-years to residences
3 February: Official welcoming of first-years by Prof Francis Petersen, Rector and Vice-Chancellor (UFS)

5-9 February: Registration for first-years
17 February: Community Celebration Day
17 February: Gateway programme ends
19 February: Lectures for the first semester begin
23 February: Last date to make changes to first-semester and year module registrationContact details Bloemfontein Campus


Qwaqwa Campus
8 January-23 February: Online registration for students without blocks
29 January-23 February: Assisted online registration for senior students
4 February: Gateway Orientation for first-years start
5 February-23 February: Assisted online and manual registration for first-years
19 February-23 February: Late registration for qualifications with space; changes and additions

Contact details Qwaqwa Campus

South Campus

29 January: Humanities registration
30 January: Natural and Agricultural Sciences registration
31 January: Economic and Management Sciences registration
1 February: Education registration
2 February: International students register
12-16 February: South Campus Gateway week

Registration at Sub-regions
1 February: Motheo
2 February: Welkom
5 February: Sasolburg
6 February: Kwetlisong
7 February: Bethlehem
12 February: OudtshoornContact details South Campus


More dates available in our website calendar.