Returning students

A warm welcome back to our returning students! We know the past year and a half has been very different. We want to thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. We’re excited to welcome you back and wanted to let you know key information about your return. We'll be providing regular updates, so make sure you check your Unimail account, UDo News and follow @Derbyunistudent.

We’ve also created a dedicated page to help answer all your coronavirus related queries. If you have any additional questions, please get in touch at


Please remember to enrol and log in with your existing UDo password before you start term. You'll need to enrol online each academic year and, where required, select your modules. Your timetable will be available shortly so please look out for this on UDo.


If you need any help with online enrolment, you can view our enrolment FAQs or contact us using our enquiry form and a member of the team will be in touch. 

If you have any problems logging in, we recommend clearning your cookies and cache or trying on a private browser. You can contact us using the enquiry form below if you need help.  


You’ll be invited to take part in your University Induction. This is a series of modules to assist your return to your programme It will offer a range of useful topics, providing easy to access information about:

Welcome Heroes

There’ll be student Welcome Heroes (in bright pink tops) out around the University sites during the first few weeks of term. They’re there to help new and returning students navigate the campus and assist with queries you might have. Be sure to say hi and ask for help if you need it!

Welcome and Freshers'

Did you know that Welcome and Freshers activities are for returning students too? The University and Union of Students are busy organising a schedule of activities and events you can get involved in. Be sure to check your Unimail for details over the summer.

Supporting you

There's a lot of support on offer to help you settle back into your studies, both on-campus and virtually, via your Personal Academic Tutor (PAT) and your Personal College Advisor (PCA). Your College also has a dedicated College Student Centre where you can get advice and guidance on many aspects of student life, including assignment hand-ins.

If you feel you need additional support and would like to talk to someone, our Student Wellbeing Team have friendly and approachable advisors that can provide advice and help to coordinate the right support for you.

Enrolment and induction enquiries

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