Orientation information for new students

The broad range of welcome and essential orientation information for new students in UL can be found on Academic Registry’s webpage for new undergraduate students.

  • First year specific supports
  • First Year Support Coordinator

The First Year Support Coordinator is available to help with concerns or issues that may arise for First year students over the course of the academic year. If you are thinking about transferring within UL or exiting your programme you must make contact with us to assist and advise.

First Year Librarian

The First Year Experience Libguide has all the information you need to get to get familiar with the library. This is your one-stop location for information on how to find books, registering for library workshops, and finding out who can help you.


Learning supports

There are five learning support centres in UL to support students in their learning journey. They are targeted centres and highly regarded supports. The details of each centre and how they operate are provided through their webpages listed below.


PASS (Personal Advisor Support System)

Each first-year undergraduate student is allocated an academic advisor connected to their programme or area of study. A student’s academic advisor is in place to assist students with academic, programme or learning queries a student may have. The name of a student’s academic advisor can be found in the student portal by logging onto

IT Support & Services

The Information Technology Division (ITD) provides IT Services and Support to students.

Visit for information on what IT Services are available and how to access these services.


Succeeding and Surviving in your 1styear at UL

The ‘Succeeding and Surviving’ flyer provides an interactive resource outlining the broad range of supports and services provided for new students in UL.