Welcome and Arrival

Welcome and Arrival – May and June 2024

22 May – 3 June 2024

We are looking forward to seeing students who are enrolling in May 2024.

Our main enrolment period takes place from Wednesday 22 May to Monday 3 June. It is the time when most new l students enrol at the University.

You will be invited to book an enrolment slot between 22 May – 3 June. You must book an enrolment slot via our Enrolment Booking Form (opens 29 April). Please book an enrolment slot at least two days before you intend to arrive at the university.

Halls of Residence

If you are staying in Halls of Residence, please complete your face-to-face enrolment before visiting accommodation in the Student Village Reception. You must have arranged your accommodation before you arrive. See our University Accommodation page for more details.

Enrolment, Parking and Travel Arrangements

Our face-to-face enrolment sessions take place at our Waterside Campus. The below provides an overview of the enrolment, parking and travel arrangements for May and June.

Paid parking is available on campus for students who are enrolling, though car parks often fill up quickly during enrolments. You will not be able to park on campus after your enrolment without a permit before 4pm on weekdays. Permit applications open in July. For alternatives, please refer to our Student Parking Page or use one of the local parks which are only a few minutes walk from campus, such as St. Johns Multistorey or The Midsummer Meadow Car Park. Our Park and Ride is a convenient means of reaching us by car.

  • In May and June 2024, the following  Park and Ride timetable will operate:

    • First Bus (leaving Claret Car Park) – 7.00am
    • Last Bus (leaving Waterside campus) – 7.25pm

    Buses stop at Sixfields Football ground, Sixfields Claret Car Park, Northampton Rail Station, St. Peters Walk and the Waterside Campus.

  • If you have a disability, medical condition, injury or other additional need that affects your mobility or ability to queue or manage crowded spaces, please contact ASSIST as soon as possible to let them know about your support needs. Email the team on assist@northampton.ac.uk

  • You are welcome to bring family and friends with you on the day which you arrive. However family and friends will not be allowed into the enrolment areas in the Learning Hub. Your family and friends are welcome to visit other areas of the campus or visit one of the catering outlets which are open on campus.

  • You can collect bus passes from Waterside campus. If you have any questions about travel, please see  our travel pages.

  • If you are moving into Waterside Student Village then you can drop into the Moulton Doctors Surgery, Delapre Walk over the main enrolment period to register with the GP.

  • Please do not bring luggage into the enrolment route. If you have arrived by car then please leave your luggage in your car. If you have arrived by public transport or been dropped off then please take your luggage to the Student Information Desk to check it in.

Contact us

Please contact the following teams if you have any queries about arrival and enrolment then call 0300 303 2772 or email the teams below:

Our Campus