New Student Orientation
New Student Orientation 2019 will take place from Monday, 2nd September 2019 – Friday, 6th September 2019. Orientation includes the issuing of Student Cards, Academic introduction meetings, Campus tours, IT induction and an introduction to support services available on-campus. Students will also participate in a HEA Surveyi. Our friendly Student Leaders will greet you when you arrive, take you to where you need to be and show you around.
The Student Orientation Programme is compulsory for all new students to the Institute. If a student for some reason is unable to attend their scheduled orientation programme, they should contact the Admission Office by phone 066 7145638 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Institutes Student Orientation programme is centered on student community and success at the Institute. You will bond with your classmates through a variety of Orientation events while becoming familiar with the campus and resources available to you. Your Department Induction will introduce you to your lecturers and provide information about your course schedule and all the academic opportunities IT Tralee has to offer. You will meet support services available to help, support and assist you through student life and also receive demonstrations on how our IT Systems work for emailing, getting notes and keeping in touch with your academic profile and progress through the stages.
PLEASE NOTE: Registration and orientation will take place on our North Campus for all new students. Academic/Department Inductions will take place in the Campus where your program is based during the academic year.
To view the information relating to your enrolment and orientation schedule click on the link below. There you will find each courses specific Orientation Schedule. This will include important information regarding the date and times of your Orientation and programme induction. You can download the institute’s bus schedule for the Academic Year. The bus schedule can also be found in your Student Handbook & Student Wall planner which you will receive during registration.
Download: The bus schedule for the week of orientation & registration
Students who entered the Institute through the HEAR route are requested to attend a compulsory Orientation Programme as a condition of their offer. This will take place on Wednesday, 4th September 2019 from 9:00am – 11:00am in the Institutes North Campus.
Students who entered the institute via the DARE route are also invited to attend the HEAR/DARE Orientation taking place on Wednesday, 4th September 2019 from 9:00am – 11:00am in the Institutes North Campus.
Mature Students are also invited to attend the institutes Mature Student Orientation on Monday, 26th August 2019.
Attending college is a wonderful time in your life, a unique time, one full of new experiences, hard work and amazing opportunities to discover yourself personally and academically. Achievements will not come easy. It will take your full ability and pushing yourself to reach your goals. Set good standards for yourself early and stick to them. This is your opportunity, your time and you will succeed if you apply yourself and embrace the challenge. To be a successful fresher, you must be willing to learn as you go.
To navigate your way through orientation, we have assigned colours to each programme of study. You will be given a coloured wristband when you arrive on the day and be asked to follow the schedule linked with that colour. To view your programmes specific orientation schedule please click on your programme name below.
PLEASE NOTE: You should check back regularly before arriving, registration dates and times are subject to change.
The dates & times of each programmes registration schedule can be downloaded below. Specific details, which will include each programmes specific department and induction activities throughout the week of Registration & Orientation (02/09/19 – 06/09/19 inclusive) will be available in the coming weeks so check back regularly for updates.
To complement the student induction programme, an information session for parents/guardians/families will be held on Sunday 8th September 2019 at 2pm in the North Campus.
Register for this event and for further information.
- All Students must register using the online registration facility.
Simply login using the User ID and PIN supplied in the on-line registration letter. If you are a NON-EU citizen, documentation must be provided with your confirmation of attendance in order to proceed with your registration. For more details on the documents required or for any queries in relation to this please contact the Admissions Office on (066) 7145638.
- Students or applicants on programmes that require a work placement or other programme activity that involves the student working with children or vulnerable adults must be vetted for Garda Clearance. Satisfactory Garda Vetting is a mandatory part of completing registration on such programmes. Failure to get satisfactory Garda vetting will result in de-registration. Registration will not be complete until the Institute is in receipt of satisfactory Garda Vetting. For more information on Garda Vetting and to determine if your programme requires it.
- If your course requires it, you have submitted to the Admissions office - the programmes medical fitness form (see your orientation schedule which details all individual course requirements)
- You have read and agreed to abide by all the rules and regulations pertaining to the Institute’s Students’ Rights and Responsibilities.
- You know the date, time and venue of your orientation schedule .
- If you have been awarded a SUSI grant - please submit the approval notice to email@example.com. If you are not eligible for SUSI (in full or part) grant, you have paid your tuition fees and/or Student Contribution Charge or agreed a payment plan. For more information can be found by visiting Grants & Finance.
- If you have already attended a 3rd level course/college before now, you have submitted the detailed documents to the Admissions Office at IT Tralee.
The Institute has two campuses in Tralee. Depending on your chosen course, you will be located in either the North Campus in Dromtacker or the South Campus in Clash. For information on how to get to either campus view Directions to the Institute.
PLEASE NOTE: Orientation for all new incoming students takes place in the North Campus.
Class timetables will be available after student registration and can be accessed by logging into https://classtimes.ittralee.ie/ using your student t-number and password.
PLEASE NOTE: Class timetables are subject to change and should be checked regularly.
It is important that you familiarise yourself with the type of services available within the Institute, what to do if you find yourself in difficulty and how to make contact with people who can help you. It is also important to get involved and enjoy yourself during your time in IT Tralee whether that be through Sports, Societies or the Students Union. The institute also runs an F.Y.I four week programme, which begins with Welcome Week. Each week will have a themed schedule of activities to support incoming First Year Students in their personal, social and academic transition to third level at IT Tralee. For more details on FYI keep an eye on campus or ask in the students union.
At registration you will receive the Institutes Student Handbook, with full details relating to Academic Services and Student Support Services. This publication lists all information on the services provided and how to make contact. Rules and regulations which you are obliged to adhere to as a student at the Institute of Technology Tralee are detailed within this document also.
For more information on the wide variety of supports available to students please visit our Student Services Section.