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What you need to do now

Before the start of each academic year all students must complete the online registration form in My LJMU to ensure that their details are correct. If you don’t complete this form we won’t be able to enrol you onto your programme of study.

How to register

If you are a new student you’ll first need to activate your LJMU computer account before you can complete your online registration. To do this you’ll need your six digit student ID number, you’ll find this on your registration email. Next, go to My LJMU and click on the My Account tile. Select   Activate My Account and follow the instructions to set up your LJMU username and password.

Once you have activated your LJMU account you should go to My LJMU and complete your on-line registration. You'll also find information there about your ID check and uploading a photo for your student card.

All international students must complete this online form and return scans of your supporting documentation to  Your form will list the exact requirements for supporting documents once you specify your specific circumstances. Upon acceptance of this process, your ID card can be released.

If you are having any difficulty with your username or logging into My LJMU or My Services please see the guidance notes.

Once this is completed your LJMU student card will be printed and posted to you at your home address. If you live outside of the UK, this will be posted to your UK address once you have arrived in the UK.

New students will receive an email with details of how to do this once their offers are confirmed.

Existing students will be emailed approximately 4-6 weeks before they are due to return with information about completing the process.

If you have any queries please contact us at Student Registration or by phone on 0151 231 3289.

You’ll find lots more useful information that will help you plan for the start of your course further down this page.

University policies

All students are required to follow the university’s approved IT terms and conditions of use and other policies and procedures as outlined in their Conditions of Enrolment. Please follow the links provided to read the details.

Getting ready for the new academic year

Along with organisations up and down the country, we are adapting to challenges presented by the coronavirus crisis. Our campus has been adapted to ensure that it is safe, we control the flow of people around our buildings and we are putting in place measures to deal with the large numbers of students and staff that make our university so friendly and lively. Please take a look: LJMU Moving Forward.


If you have any queries please contact us at Student Registration or by phone on 0151 231 3289.