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After you arrive

Céad Míle Fáilte! (A Hundred-Thousand Welcomes!)

It gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the University of Limerick, Ireland’s most innovative and dynamic University. 

To ensure that your transition from home to UL is a smooth one, the UL Global team has put in place extensive support structures, details of which you can find on this page. 

Here at UL Global, we look forward to getting to know your during your time at UL and we wish you every success for your time here. 

Getting set up

Students who have accepted their offer will have received an email prior to your arrival outlining the following tasks which need to be completed prior to commencing your studies:

  1. Activate your UL Student Account and Register for Self-Service Password Reset
  2. Complete the online Finance task
  3. Enrol online on your course
  4. Complete Enrolment at Orientation

You can find more information on completing these tasks here.

To activate your UL Student Account you must: Change your Initial Password and Register for the Self-Service Password Reset. 

Once your UL Student Account has been activated you will have access to the Student Administration Portal and a range of computer resources both on and off campus.

Once you are logged into your Student Portal, you can access the online finance task (Step 3) and enrolment (Step 4). 

During Orientation it will be verified that you have completed the online course enrolment and the online finance task. 

To log into the Student Portal: 

  • Log into to your Student Portal using the this link
  • Enter your Student ID Number in the ID/Username field
  • Enter your UL Student Account Password in the PIN/Password field.

Every current student will have a student email account. All academic-related correspondence will take place via this email account, so it is very important that you monitor it regularly. 

This is a hosted email service (Microsoft Office 365) provided by the University of Limerick in collaboration with Microsoft. 

After the initial steps for enrolment are completed, students will have access to the student email system (Office 365 provided by Microsoft). Please note, your UL Student Email Account can take up to 36 hours to be created after Activation. For details on how to login see here.

To access your email, click on "My Mail" link in portal (from a computer on campus) or go to

The format of your Email address is (eg.

For security reasons you will not be able to access your email if you have not updated your initial password (your date of birth).

The class timetable is made available at two weeks prior to the beginning of the semester.


Sulis is UL’s Learning Management Platform. Here, you will find information and resources related to your assigned modules. This includes lecture notes, quizzes and other useful resources.

You can log into Sulis using your Student ID Number and Computer Account Password at

In order to register for your student ID card, you will need to complete the following steps;

  1. Confirm your CONTACT ADDRESS in the Student Portal This is the address your student ID card will be posted to. 
  2. International students are recommended to use an Irish address where possible.
  3. Upload a photo for your student ID card at You will need your UL email address and password to access this service.

You can print, copy and scan documents using any Multi-Function Printer (MFP) located throughout campus. Both B&W and colour options are available. You can log onto any MFP throughout campus by placing your student ID card on the reader. 

Print credit can be purchased online here or in the Print Room, located at E1-005 in the University Main Building.

The Print IT team also offer binding services for documents. 

More information on student printing services can be found here.

There is WiFi available throughout campus. Students can connect personal devices to the eduroam network. For initial connection please connect to setup_eduroam and follow the on-screen instructions. 

Please see here for further information on getting connected to the Wireless Network. 

Once you receive your Student ID Card, you will be able to access UL’s Glucksman Library. Here you can use study spaces, borrow books and access printing facilities. Masks are still mandatory in the library (including Group Study rooms) and must be worn for the duration of your visit

More information can be found here

See the ITD webpage for more info and guides on Student Computing Servives

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After you arrive

All international students are required to complete an online Emergency Contact Form.  We need to have the details of who to contact in the unlikely event of an emergency.

The online emergency contact form will be sent to incoming students prior to the beginning of the semester. 

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