Newly Admitted Student Checklist

The New Student Checklist at UNIST helps as you start on the path to becoming the newest member of the UNIST community. To help you get off on the right foot, we have compiled a checklist, which contains important information about advising, registration, housing, pre-orientation programs, and more.


  • Payment for Registration Deposit

    All successful candidates have to transfer the deposit by deadline. If successful candidates will not transfer the deposit, it will be considered as abandonment of registration.
    – Registration Period: December(Early Admission), February(Regular Admission), May(International Students)
    * Please check the payment period.

  • Refund of Registration Deposit

    Registration Deposit will be refunded to your registered account.
    – Refund Period: April(Early and Regular Admission)
    * Even if the admitted International students give up enrollment in UNIST, the deposit shall not be refunded.
    General Inquiry: (052) 217-1120

  • Registration for Courses

    Register for Basic courses for each field. It is recommended to register 15-18 credits per semetser and you can register up to 21 credits.
    Time Period: February, August
    To receive the scholarship, students should complete 12 credits per semester.
    Registration Period: February
    General Inquiry: (052) 217-1113

  • Dormitory Application

    Start the process of applying and paying for your student accommodation. To begin your application process, log in with your Student ID or Application Number. For more information, please visit our Housing Service Application Portal.
    Application Deadline: February
    General Inquiry: (052)217-6956

  • English Proficiency Test

    All newly-admitted UNIST students are required to take the English Proficiency Test which is administered in January.
    Based on English proficiency exam results, students will be assigned the level and are required to take English courses based on their level. Such students without English level will not be allowed to register English courses. However, due to COVID-19, international students will temporarily have their English Level given according to the English Qualification Test score submitted during admission procedure.
    General Inquiry: SLA administrative office (052) 217-3682

  • UNIST Portal System

    The UNIST Portal system enables you to register on your program of study and keep your details up to date. Activate your Portal account to access to academic records, email, learning system, events, information, and more. For more information, please contact UNIST Information Strategy team.
    Registration Period: February (New Student Orientation)
    General Inquiry: (052) 217-1422

  • Tuberculosis checkup confirmation.

    All admitted students are required to get a tuberculosis checkup and submit a Medical Report Form at least two weeks prior to the New Student Orientation event.
    Submission Period: February. 
    ※ If you don’t submit that, you may be restricted for admission to the dormitory
    ※ General Inquiry:
    1) Dormitory resident
    →Student Residence Team (052)217-4252
    2) Outside resident
    → Healthcare Center (052) 217-4012
  • Student ID card issuance(for International Students only)

    Student ID can be created at BNK bank with a bank account.
    Please check all the necessary documents to bring with you and visit the bank located at 1st floor of Bldg# 201 (Main Administration Bldg).
    Service Available: February & August
    -The Center for International Affairs: (052)217-4123 or
    – BNK Bank: 052-262-1305
  • Foreign Registration

    Foreigners staying in Korea for more than 90 days must complete the foreign registration at a local(Ulsan) immigration office within 90 days from the date of entry. Simply receiving your visa is not the last step to registration, and those with visas must receive an FRC to finalize their sojourn documentation. It is illegal to stay in Korea for more than 90 days without being registered, regardless of your visa at entry. Please be sure to check for the most recent information at ( before your visit, or by calling the immigration hotline at 1345 (no area code needed).
    *Inquiry: UNIST Center for International Affairs (052)217-4125/


  • Orientation for Newly Enrolled Students(for International Students only)

    Attend the orientation to attain information regarding settlement in Korea and to learn about student support and services available in campus.
    ※ Int’l students will receive orientation related information in early Feb. or Aug.
    Date: February & August
    General Inquiry: (052)217-4123
  • UNIST International Center

    At Center for International Affairs(CIA), we promote intercultural exchange, foster a global environment, and broaden opportunities to students by offering various international programs. For more information, please contact UNIST International Center.
    Location: BLDG #104, E201-3

    General Inquiry: (052)217-4125,

  • Pre-UNISTAR Program

    In order to improve the academic performance of basic subjects for freshmen, we provide opportunities to participate in classes such as mathematics, physics, chemistry, Biology and AIP before admission.
    General Inquiry: (052) 217-6703

  • Required Health Insurance

    All international students including a visiting and exchange student staying in Korea are subject to a mandatory subscription to Korea National Health Insurance(NHI) from March 1, 2021. The international student is automatically insured with the national health insurance without reporting it. The NHI service will be started from the date with Foreign Registration. For further information, please contact the Center for International Affairs. (052)217-4125 /


  • Shared Kitchen Facilities(for International Students only)

    The campus of UNIST provides shared kitchens and dining areas for all international students, living in the dormitories. To use these areas, contact the resident head or UNIST Student Dormitory.
    Location: 304, 305 – 1F, 306, 309 – 2F Operating Hours: 06:00~ 20:00.
    ※ These facilities are available for international students, only.
    General Inquiry: (052)217-4256
  • Healthcare Center

    The UNIST Healthcare Center provides services for the physical and mental well-being of the UNIST members.
    Medical officeㆍCounselingㆍPsychiatric clinic
    Location: Main Administration Bldg 201., B103
    General Inquiry: (052)217-4005, 4011(Counseling),

    4012(Medical office & Psychiatric clinic)

    Family medicine clinic
    Location: Sport center Bldg 205., 1F 108
    General Inquiry: (052)217-7000

  • Other Facilities

    The campus of UNIST offers numerous conveniences right within its gates. From any of the residences, you are only a short walk to a bank and ATMs, a convenient store, and a post office.
    General Inquiry: (052)217-8282