Matriculation and Pre-Enrollment

Congratulations on making the decision to enroll at Yale-NUS College! Over the coming weeks and months, there are several required steps you must complete prior to your arrival on campus for orientation.  Please review the information below and contact the appropriate office if you have any questions.

Pre-Enrollment Communications

You will receive several email communications over the next several months. If you do not receive these emails, please check your spam filter and contact the Dean of Students Office to provide an updated email address. Your Yale-NUS email address will only be activated upon completion of Registration (Part 1) so please continue to check the personal email address indicated on your Yale-NUS application.

  • May — Message from the Dean of Students Office with First Year Form to be completed by all Class of 2021 students
  • June — Message from the Financial Aid Office
  • June — Message from the Matriculation Team
  • June — Message for International Students (Student Pass Information)
  • June — Message from Mental Health & Wellness
  • June — Message from your Residential College’s Rector & Vice Rector
  • July — Message from your Residential College Advisor
  • July — Message from the Centre for International & Professional Experience (CIPE)
  • Early August —Message from the Registry Office with Timetables & Course Information

Matriculation & Pre-Enrollment Process

Step 1
Enrollment Form
Complete your enrollment form online by the above dates to confirm your attendance at Yale-NUS. If you have not yet received the enrollment form, please contact the Admissions Office
Step 2
International Students: Student Pass
Between mid-June and late-June 2017
International students will need to complete the process to secure a student pass, a requirement from the Singapore government. You will receive an email with specific directions in late June. Please contact with any questions.
Step 3
First Year Exam
Due June 7, 2017
All incoming students must complete the first year form online. This information will be used to coordinate your housing on-campus and the orientation programme. The form will be available here and be sent out via email in May. Please contact the Dean of Students Office with any questions.
Step 4
Central Provident Fund Education Scheme Application
Application Period: 3 to 31 July 2017
Students interested in applying for the Central Provident Fund Education Scheme (CES) should submit documents in July 2016.  Information is available online.  Please contact the Admissions Office with any questions.
Step 5
Completion of Health Screening
Due Date: Book appointment by 30 June 2017, 12.00pm (Singapore Time)

  • Singaporean & Singapore PR (SPR) Students:
    • Select an appointment from the timeslots to have your Health Screening done at the University Health Centre (UHC). Please select your appointment for time slots given between 5 – 6 July 2017. Visit this site to select your appointment time. Please note that the system is only open for a limited time.
    • Alternatively, you may complete your pre-enrolment medical examination at an external clinic and then head down to UHC to submit the original copies of the laboratory test and chest x-ray report together with the pre-enrollment medical examination form which can be downloaded here.
    • Please take note that the health screening cost will be borne by the student whether it is conducted at UHC or at an external clinic.
  • International Students:
    • Please contact for further information on your health screening appointment. Your appointment will occur during the orientation programme
Step 6
Student ID Photo Submission
Due Date: 7 July 2017, 12.00pm (Singapore Time)
Students are required to upload a digital photograph (per these guidelines). Visit this site to submit your digital photo. Please note that the system is only open for a limited time. Please contact with any questions.
Step 7
Tuition Fee Loan
Application deadline for Singapore citizens – 14 July 2017
Application deadline for international students – 21 July 2017
If you are seeking to apply for the Tuition Fee Loan (TFL), please complete your application by the appropriate date noted above. Application information can be found online.  Please contact the Admissions Office with any questions.
Step 8
Completion of Registration (Part One)
Due Date: 14 July 2017, 11.59pm (Singapore Time)
During the Registration (Part One) process, you will be asked to update your personal particulars online and download some forms to be submitted during Registration (Part Two) during the orientation programme. Further information will be emailed to you towards end of June 2017. Should you have any questions pertaining to the Registration process, please contact
Step 9
Completion of Registration (Part Two)
Due Date: 31 July 2017
All students will complete the Registration (part two) process on Matriculation Day, 31 July 2017, during the orientation programme. Please note that the following documents are required:

  • Singaporean and Singapore (SPR) Students:

    1. Identity card or passport
    2. Release of Liability – to be submitted online during Registration (part one)
    3. Declaration of Family Financial Background – to be submitted online during Registration (part one)
  • International Students:
    1. Identity card or passport
    2. Release of Liability – to be submitted online during Registration (part one)
    3. Declaration of Family Finance Background – to be submitted online during Registration (part one)
    4. Authorisation of Medical Procedures – to be submitted online during Registration (part one)
    5. Appointment of Local Representative – to be submitted online during Registration (part one)

Please note that students who are under the age of 18 as of 1 July 2017 are required to do BOTH the online submission AND bring a hard copy of each form signed by your parent/guardian. Please contact if you have any questions.

Step 10
Post-Secondary Education Account Submission
Deadline for standing order submission – 11 August 2017
Deadline for ad-hoc submission – 18 August 2017
Students who would like to utilise their Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) should submit their standing order form by 1 August 2016.  The ad-hoc form should be submitted by 12 August 2016.  More information is available online.
Step 11
Move-In & Orientation
29-30 July *all students must move in by 4:00PM on 30 July at the latest.
Students are required to arrive and move-in to campus during this time. Please refer to the Orientation Schedule & the Academic Calendar for more information. If you have any questions regarding move-in or orientation, please contact the Dean of Students Office.

Updated May 25, 2017