Read your Offer of Admission letter carefully
(Not applicable for UAC or VTAC offers) - Move straight to Step 2 - Activate your CSU login.
If you have any questions about your offer, contact the CSU Admissions Office on 02 6933 4334 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Activate your CSU login to obtain your CSU Username and Password
Please note: You will need to return to this page and complete your acceptance of offer after activating your CSU login. Your position in the course cannot be confirmed by activating your CSU login.
Activate your CSU Login online
Refer to the Easy Step Visual Guide for help in Activating your CSU Login
Accept your offer
Before officially accepting your offer, View Charles Sturt University's Student Charter and Charles Sturt University's admission and enrolment regulations. Other Charles Sturt University policies are available upon written request.
Go to the CSU Acceptance page and select the grey tab at the top labelled Offer Decisions.
Refer to the Easy Step Visual Guide for help with accepting your offer.
Offer Lapse Date
UAC and VTAC students
Offers of Admission should be accepted within 7 days of receiving the offer.
We request that you advise quickly of your acceptance to ensure that other students do not miss out on offers. Failure to accept your offer within this time frame could result in your offer being lapsed and your position in the course being offered to another applicant.
All other students
Offers of Admission should be accepted by the date specified on your Offer of Admission.
Your Acceptance of Offer will be finalised once all Offer Conditions have been met (see Offer Conditions on page 2 of your Offer of Admission). Please forward the additional required information to the CSU Admissions Office by the date indicated. Further information is available by visiting the Conditions of Offer page.
You should receive an email confirmation when you have accepted your offer of admission. If this confirmation is not received contact the Admissions Office to confirm that your acceptance has been processed correctly.
Submit your Commonwealth Assistance form (HECS-HELP/FEE-HELP) and your SA-HELP form (to defer your Student Services & Amenities Fee - SSAF)
Read the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP booklet depending on the type of offer you have received (indicated on Page 1 of your Offer of Admission letter). These booklets can be accessed from the grey tab labelled Commonwealth Assistance form and they will explain eligibility for Commonwealth Support and the options available to you. You can also find information at http://studyassist.gov.au/
Submit the Commonwealth Assistance form by selecting the grey tab at the top labelled Commonwealth Assistance form.
NOTE: Your will need your Australian Tax File Number to complete the Commonwealth Assistance Form. Refer to the Australian Taxation Office for information about obtaining your Tax File Number.
Do I need to complete the Commonwealth Assistance Form?
If your payment option is Commonwealth Supported (noted on page one of your offer of admission) you will need to submit the Commonwealth Assistance form even if you intend to pay your subject fees upfront or your employer is paying your fees.
If your payment option is Fee Paying (noted on Page 1 of your offer of admission) you will only need to complete the Commonwealth Assistance form if you do not intend to pay your fees upfront and would like to defer the cost of your fees to a FEE-HELP loan.
From Session 1 2012, CSU will be charging a Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). If you are an Australian citizen or a resident with a Humanitarian Visa, you will be eligible to apply for SA-HELP to defer the payment of this fee through the taxation system. Submit the SA-HELP form online by selecting the grey tab at the top labelled "SA-HELP Nomination Form". Students liable for SSAF who are not eligible to complete the "SA-HELP Nomination Form" will be invoiced by the University. Instructions on how to pay will be included with your invoice.
Refer to the Student Services and Amenities Fee page for more information
Download and mail the Student ID Card form and STUDY LINK application (if applicable)
Visit CSU Student Administration Online
The CSU Student Card form is available from the CSU card website.
Need study help? STUDY LINK offers a number of short, self-paced, online subjects designed to help brush up skills prior to the start of courses. These are free for Commonwealth Supported students and they have flexible entry dates. If you are interested in enrolling in any of the subjects you can read the enrolment information at http://www.csu.edu.au/student/studylink.
A thorough orientation is essential to successful study at CSU. The time between accepting your offer and the start of your first session is the perfect time to begin your orientation.
The CSU Online Orientation will provide you with information on checking your enrolment, adding and deleting enrolment subjects, using and obtaining your CSU Card, Communication with CSU as a student, Preparing for University Life, Preparing for University Study, Stategies for Success and information specific to your type of study.
Call our Admissions Office on
02 6933 4334, (International +61 2 6338 6077)
Application closing dates may apply. Applications may be considered after these dates where places remain available.
There are a number of aspects to consider when budgeting for costs at university; tuition fees, accommodation fees, course expenses like textbooks and materials, and general living expenses.
A huge range of scholarships is available to help you with the costs of studying at CSU. Being granted a scholarship at Charles Sturt University may be easier than you think, and now is the time to start planning.
CSU Foundation Scholarships close on 10 February 2013.