Wits Self Service is the student portal created for prospective and current students of University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University) to create an account or login to perform certain academic activities such as checking Wits online application status, course registration, check timetable and venues, fees payment, exam timetable and results, update personal information and much more.
What is Wits Self Service?
Wits Self Service is a student portal where Wits and prospective students can login with username and password to gain access to Wits University’s programs and other learning related materials.
For example, a student who has enrolled with the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)’s programs may use Wits student portal (Wits Self Service) to access course materials such as latest articles, videos, lectures hosted on the university’s servers.
Wits Self Service student portal is used to provide useful information about Wits University, course details, academic resources, special events, calendars and much more.
Wits Self Service may also join forces with other systems to supply Wits students with easy access to personal information including campus medical insurance and tracking bursary awards.
Wits Self Service Portal
Prospective and Wits students can now visit and access the Wits University’s information using a computer or mobile. People can access Wits Self Service Portal for different reasons. As a prospective Wits student, you can check your Wits application status online using this student portal. Or if you are a student currently studying at Wits University and you want to check final examination results, you can simply login by visiting self-service.wits.ac.za and log in with your username and password.
Wits University Student Portal Login
There are many ways to visit and access Wits University using a laptop, PC, smartphone or tablet by following the below links. Please note that the Wits Student Self Service portal works great with the latest version of the following web browsers Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome.
- Wits University Student Self Service Online – https://self-service.wits.ac.za/
- Wits University Application Status – Wits University Application Status
- Wits University MyWits Portal – https://www.wits.ac.za/mywits/
- Wits University Official Website – http://www.wits.ac.za/
How to Log into (Wits Self Service) Wits University Student Portal
Follow the below easy steps to log into Wits Self Service using your mobile device or computer.
STEP 1: Go to Wits Self Service website at www.self-service.wits.ac.za
STEP 2: Scroll Down to the bottom page
STEP 3: Access the Student Self Service Portal
- For Applicants: Enter your StudentID (Person Number) and Password (date of birth in (YYMMDD) format e.g. 861224)
- For Current Students: Your Password is your current Student password
STEP 4: Click Sign In
Uses of Wits Self Service
The Wits Student portal is used by two people; the applicants and current students.
Applicants (Prospective Wits University Students):
Applicants may use the Wits Self Service to perform the below actions:
- Upload your supporting documents
- Check your online application status
- Check NSFAS application status
- View your Scholarship and Bursary application status (if applicable)
- View your residence status (if applicable)
- Check your personal information such as phone number and email address
Current Students (Wits Students):
Current Wits University students may use the Wits Self Service to do the following:
- Check exam timetable
- Check timetable and venues
- Access and print your fees statement
- View and update personal information
- Check final examination results
- Pay tuition fees online
- View graduation dates and venue
For any queries, consult your faculty office or contact Wits University Student Call Centre on 0117171888.
How to reset Wits Self Service Password
In case you suspect that your password may have been compromised or you forgot your Wits Self Service password, you can reset it using Password Self Service. To reset your password, visit the Student Portal home page. Please note you will be required to register on the Self-Service Password Reset website while you are currently using a valid password. Visit the below steps to rest Wits Self Service Password:
STEP 1: Visit Wits University MyWits Portal at www.wits.ac.za/mywits
STEP 2: Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Reset your password at anytime”
STEP 3: Enter your user name and then click “Next”
STEP 4: Enter a new password and confirm, then click “Next”
STEP 5: Your Wits Self Service password will be reset
Please note that your password must be a minimum of 9 characters long, be Alphanumeric (Letters and numbers). Your password will expire every 600 days. You will receive a reminder saying your password will expire in 20 days.
You can now log into Wits Self Service using the new password.
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