New Students - Juris Doctor


Welcome to the ANU College of Law

As you commence your postgraduate study in the Juris Doctor (JD), you join a community of people who are committed to lifelong learning. There are no limits to achievement and if you are committed, passionate and work hard, you can achieve your greatest potential at ANU.

Activate your ANU email to receive important information

Now that you are an ANU student, you will receive important information about your enrolment, Orientation Week, courses and many more through your ANU email. Log in to your ANU email and set up a mail forward function to your personal email so that you never miss an important email from the University. Refer to the Accessing your email for more information.   

Essential Modules

ANU prepared essential online modules for you to complete before starting your studies: You can complete the online modules here.


Induction & Drop-in Sessions

Before you start with your enrolment, we highly recommend that you watch the Juris Doctor induction session below to learn more about studying at the ANU College of Law. The induction session covers everything from the support services available to you, student associations, key dates, and of course the recomended study plan of your degree.

Module 1

Welcome from the Dean of the ANU CoL

Module 2

Presentation from LLB(Hons) / JD Program Director

Module 3.1

CSAS, Key dates, Enrol in your first courses

Module 3.2

Useful Websites

Module 3.3

Programs and Courses

Module 3.4

My Timetable

Module 4.1


Module 4.2


Module 5.1

ANU Academic Skills

Module 5.2

ANU Careers 

Module 5.3

ANU Global Programs

Module 6

Law Library

 International Students

International students should also watch the below induction session.

Module 1 Welcome

Module 2



LSS International

Student Director



Module 3.1

Int. students'


and rights

Module 3.2



Int. students’ health,

safety and wellbeing



Module 3.3


LBOTE and tips



International Students Welcome Pack

Documentation to compliment your induction session

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Drop-in Sessions

If you require assistance with choosing your LAWS courses or have questions in relation to your Law degree, feel free to come to the Zoom drop-in session on Thursday 14 July 2022 between 2 - 3 pm (Canberra Time).

Log in to the drop-in session here (Password 455713)

Please note this is not a presentation but a place to ask your questions to a student advisor. If you do not have any questions, you are not required to come to this session. 

If you can't make it to the drop-in session, don't worry. You can still book a phone, Zoom or face-to-face appointment with a student advisor. 

Book an Appointment

Alternatively, feel free to give us a call on +61 2 6125 3483 or email us at

Enrolling for the first time

1 - Select your Courses

After you've received and accepted an offer to study in the JD you need to enrol in your courses. The How to choose courses page is a great start to planning.

Study plans for the Juris Doctor can be located on the the Program Management page.

2 - Enrol in ISIS

Once you have identified the courses you need to enrol in, login to the Interactive Student Information System (ISIS).

You need to complete the Task Wizard in ISIS before progressing to enrolment.

Then go to Main Menu >ISIS >Enrolment >Enrolment to add your courses.

Enrol for the first time as a coursework student provides additional information.

If you require assistance with swapping courses, please refer to swapping or dropping a course for more information.


3 - Commonwealth assistance and invoices

If you wish to apply for FEE-HELP, eligible domestic students must complete the electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form (eCAF) in ISIS.

To complete this in ISIS, go to Main Menu > ISIS > Account details > eCAF.



After you've enrolled

You can access ISIS any time to check your fees as well as final results, enrolment, Statement of Results, print official enrolment letters and obtain transcripts.


My Timetable

MyTimetable is the ANU official timetabling system enabling students to view the timetable for their enrolled courses, browse, then self-allocate to small teaching activities / tutorials so they can better plan their time.

Timetable Planner - Opens 20th June 2022


Click here for Timetable Planner   

Note: This is not for allocation, but for planning only. It provides an opportunity to plan your timetable prior to the opening of MyTimetable

Student Allocation - Opens 11th July 2022 

Click here for MyTimetable for Students




Wattle is the teaching and learning site for your online course. You will gain access to Wattle course and program sites 24-48 hours after enrolment. The course sites contain information on course content, readings and assessment, convenor liaison and student forums etc. You will submit assignments in via Wattle.

Census dates

Each course has a Census date. If you are enrolled in a course once the course census date passes, you will remain liable for the full tuition and associated fees for that course. Each course in a non-standard session has its own individual census date. Please look up the course code on ANU Program and Courses to find the census date for that course. More information on Census dates can be found here.

College Student and Education Support

The ANU College of Law Student and Education Support are who you need to contact if you have any questions about your studies.

We also offer appointments with student advisors throughout the week. Click here to book your appointment.

Updated:  10 August 2015/Responsible Officer:  College General Manager, ANU College of Law/Page Contact:  Law Marketing Team