New Students

The Office of the Registrar welcomes you to UCSF!  Please read a welcome message from Vice Chancellor Elizabeth Watkins.

To prepare for your registration and to begin your orientation to UCSF, please review the following information.

Student Portal: View your registration holds, update your mailing address, and submit a Statement of Legal Residence (if required).

Registration & Course Enrollment: Learn the steps you need to take to register at UCSF, enroll in courses, and pay fees.

Financial Aid: Obtain information about grants and scholarships, loans, and debt management.

Cost of Living Supplement: A need-based Cost of Living Supplement may help to address the high cost of housing in the Bay Area.

Housing Services: Apply for on-campus housing and learn about off-campus housing options.

Student Health: Review immunization requirements and find out how to waive the Student Insurance Plan.

Student Disability Services: Find information regarding disability accommodations, services, and housing.

First Generation Support Services: Learn about services for first-generation college students.

WeID Card: Learn how to obtain your UCSF photo ID card.

WarnMe: Sign up for notification messages that could save your life during a campus emergency.

Library: Read about Library services, including Library computing and study spaces.

Information Technology Services: Learn how to access your [email protected] e-mail account and to use the VPN to access course materials from off-campus locations.

The Virtual Student Success Center helps UCSF students orient successfully to campus and the Bay Area with insider tips, consolidated services, and one-stop information on how things work.

Tobacco Free: Read about UCSF's "Tobacco Free at Work" policy effective September 3, 2013.

Useful Links: Find other information, from housing to child care to DMV to voter registration to public transportation, to help your transition to UCSF.