Registration Procedure

To assist you in the registration process, we have structured the registration process into 6 easy steps.

STEP 1: Get Your Registration Information

STEP 2 : Go To Academic Advising

  1. Attend your Faculty Orientation and Academic Advising session
    for Semester 1. It is COMPULSORY for New Students and
    OPTIONAL for Continuing Students.
  2. SEMESTER 2 Consult your Faculty Advisor for information on
    courses for which you must register.
  3. Consult the Faculty Academic Advising schedule information for Undergraduate Students for dates and locations of your faculty’s advising or
  4. Consult the Faculty Academic Advising schedule information for Postgraduate Students

STEP 3: Register For Courses

  1. View special instructions for applying for co-curricular courses ONLY. (Relevant to udergraduate students only)
  2. Students of the Faculty of Science and Technology ONLY: please review these guidelines so as to choose those courses that will minimize clashes on your timetable.
  3. You must register online for ALL other courses. Read the Banner Registration Guide.

    To access the online registration go to secure area at Your user ID is your 8-digit or 9-digit student registration ID number and your password.  Login to the Portal, CLICK ON MySecure Area and register for your courses.

    Follow the instructions to register for your courses.
    You can register online wherever there is a stable and secure internet connection or you can visit one of the computer labs on campus designated for online registration.
    Note: At the BEGINNING of each academic year you are required to
    register for:
    • All Semester 1 courses
    • All Year-Long courses (where applicable)
    Registration for Semester 2 courses takes place at the beginning of
    Semester 2 normally in January of each year.
  4. Print your Registration Fee Assessment Invoice. This is required to
    complete the financial clearance process. Check CAREFULLY to ensure that the courses for which you registered online are listed. Make sure you register for the correct section of a course. Print your Registration Fee Assessment Invoice.  It indicates fees payable based on your course load and must be used to complete financial clearance.

    NOTE:  Citizens of Trinidad & Tobago who have registered for 2013/2014-semester 1 courses would not be required to submit any printout or documents.

  5. Changing registration (if applicable): Add or drop courses, change Major or Option, change enrolment (full time/part time/evening), change personal information.

STEP 4: Pay Fees

Download the appropriate fee booklet:

Notice: De-Registration Of Students For Non-Payment Of Fees

Pay fees at any branch of Republic Bank Ltd. using the bank deposit slip available at Republic Bank . Ensure that

  1. Your name, address and UWI Student ID number are entered
    on the bank deposit slip
  2. The Bank Teller returns 2 copies of the deposit slip to you.

STEP 5: Obtain Financial Clearance

  1. Staple the following documents together:
    1. Official UWI Registration Fee Assessment Invoice printout
    2. Evidence of payment of fees OR copies of letters showing evidence of funding e.g. scholarship, *GATE Form
  2. Deposit fee assessment invoice and proof of payment/scholarship/funding in your Faculty Box located on the Ground Floor, Bursary, Student Administration Building
  3. Check online for financial clearance five (5) days after submitting the documents above by logging on to MYSecure area of the Student Portal website at Select ‘Registration Map and Guide’ and select ‘Check Financial
    Clearance’. If you have not received financial clearance after five (5) working
    days, visit the Bursary Representatives, Ground Floor, Lloyd Brathwaite Student Administration Building for clarification.

* GATE Form: Citizens of Trinidad & Tobago are required to submit the following documents only at the beginning of the academic year i.e. in Semester 1 registration period:

  • GATE form
  • Copy of Electronic T&T Birth Certificate
  • Registration Fee Assessment Invoice
  • Receipt for payment of compulsory fees

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For Semester 2 registration

*Citizens of Trinidad & Tobago

  1. Who have registered for 2013/2014 Semester I courses are NOT
    Semester 2 registration
  2. Who are registering for the first time for academic year
    must complete and submit the following
    • GATE form
    • Compulsory Fees Payment Receipt
    • Registration Fee Assessment Invoice
    • Copy of Electronic T&T Birth Certificate

Download the Registration Quick Reference Guide

STEP 6: Obtain Your UWI ID Card

  1. If you registered in semester 1-2013/2014 and received financial clearance your UWI student ID card is automatically revalidated for semester II.
  2. Students requiring New UWI ID cards visit the Lecture Room Ground Floor, DAAGA Building,  Lewis Avenue during the period January 20 to 07 February 2014; 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.


  • You must obtain financial clearance in order to obtain a UWI Student ID.
  • You must produce picture identification (i.e. valid passport or National ID card) to obtain your UWI Student ID Card.