Foundation Studies enrolment guide

Use this step-by-step guide to enrol in your Foundation Studies program.

Enrolment deadlines

You’ll find your class start date in your important dates

The last day to enrol is listed in your important dates as the ‘Last day to enrol or vary courses’. 

If you have any questions or need assistance with your enrolment, contact the Foundation Studies team by emailing


How to enrol

1. Log in to Enrolment Online


a. To make enrolment as easy as possible:

  • use a desktop or laptop computer
  • enable pop-ups in your browser settings, or you won’t be able to complete your enrolment


b. Log in to Enrolment Online with your RMIT email address, temporary password and multi-factor authentication.


  • RMIT email address

Your RMIT email address is the letter 's' followed by your student number (excluding any additional letters) and ‘’. 


You'll find your student number in your RMIT enrolment email.

  • Password

New students: Your temporary password is the letter 'p' followed by your date of birth backwards, with an exclamation mark '!' at the end.

Example: If your date of birth is 8 April 1998, then your password is p19980408! 

You should change your temporary password as soon as possible to make sure your student account is secure. You can use your new password to access all RMIT systems, including your student email account.

Returning students: Your password is the last password you set while studying at RMIT. We recommend resetting your password if you don't remember it. 

  • Multi-factor authentication (MFA)

MFA requires a user to provide two factors of verification:

  1. an email address and password, and
  2. a request (yes or no response) or a passcode sent to your mobile phone. MFA adds an extra layer of protection to keep your data and RMIT networks more secure. 

Once you have your email address, temporary password and have registered for MFA, log in to Enrolment Online using the button below. 

d.  Select the Enrol button next to your Foundation Studies program.

Students must have a FULL ACCEPTANCE in Foundation Studies to see this.  

If you are unable to see this, please contact Student Connect for help.

Foundation student checklist welcome page

2. Complete My Checklist


a. Read through the student declaration and responsibilities and click on the checkbox to agree to them.

Foundation Studies checklist - student privacy statement


b. Work your way through the Checklist and answer the questions in each of the sections.

Foundation Studies checklist - personal details
Important: provide three addresses

To enrol you must provide three addresses:

  • Home - this must be an address in your home country
  • Mailing - this is where you would like any mail sent.
  • Australian residence - if you are in Australia it is a requirement of your student visa that you provide a correct Australian residential address. If you are enrolling before you arrive in Australia and you do not have an address in Australia confirmed, you can use RMIT's street address 124 La Trobe Street Melbourne VIC 3000. It is a requirement of your student visa that you update this address within 7 days of arriving in Australia, and within 7 days of any change.


Preferred name: At RMIT we recognise that some students may choose to use a name that is different to their legal name. Find out how to update your legal name and preferred name options

c. You don't need to provide a USI.

USI is not required for Foundation Studies students. Simply skip this question and click “Continue”. 

Foundation Studies checklist - USI

3. Add courses

Each Foundation Studies commencing student will study four core courses in your first semester. Select and add these four courses as below:

Foundation Studies checklist - add classes

The classes you are enrolled in will now be displayed.

Foundation Studies checklist - classes added

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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.