New Student Orientation 2018 will take place from Monday, 3rd September 2018 - Friday, 7th September 2018. Orientation includes issusing of Student Cards, Academic introduction meetings, Campus tours incorporating IT induction and introduction to support services available on-campus. Students will also participate in a HEA Survey . Our friendly Student Leaders will greet you when you arrive, take you to where you need to be and show you around.
The Registration segment of orientation is compulsory for all new students to the Institute. If a student for some reason is unable to attend their scheduled registration, they should contact The Admission Office by phone 066 7145638 or by email@example.com without delay for a brief introduction to the staff and the services.
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 orientation will take place in the Campus where your program is located.
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 in the time 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.
Also, you will be getting a student card on the day (referred to as your student Tcard) with your picture on it - so don't forget to say cheese!
To navigate your way through orientation, we have assigned colours to programmes 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.
PLEASE NOTE: You should check back regularly before arriving, in the event that the schedule has changed since you looked at it initially.
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. Below you will also find details of the institutes bus schedule for the week of Orientation. The bus schedule for the remainder of the Academic Year can be found in your Student Handbook which you will receive during registration. Mature Students are also invited to attend the institutes Mature Student Orientation on Friday, 31st August 2018. More details can be found here.
To view your programmes specific orientation schedule please click on your programme name below.
ORIENTATION SCHEDULE AND INFORMATION
Health & Leisure Programmes
TL871/TL771 Health & Leisure(and advanced entry)
TL872/TL772 Health & Leisure with Massage (and advanced entry)
TL890 General Nursing (and advanced entry)
TL891 Mental Health Nursing (and advanced entry)
All Science Programmes
TL651/TL851 Wildlife Biology(and advanced entry)
TL651 Science (Biological and Environmental Studies) (and advanced entry)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 a more detailed look at our North and South Campus layout and to determine which campus you will be based on and for information on how to get to either campus.
PLEASE NOTE: Orientation for all new incoming students takes place in the North Campus.
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.