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Instruction for Confirmation of Enrolment in Academic Year 2019 – 2020 for Returning National Servicemen (RNS) »


Returning National Servicemen (RNS) with reserved places in NUS and are enrolling in AY2019-2020 should refer to the information below.

The confirmation of enrolment exercise will open from 1 to 21 October 2018.

Please complete your enrolment by Sunday, 21 October 2018, 2359hrs. You should read the following instructions before proceeding to confirm your enrolment status via our online facility.

Confirmation of Enrolment Exercise Flowchart


Step 1 :

You may find your Application Number in the letter sent to you in September 2018. You will need to use the Application Number and PIN to login to the online reply facility at https://myaces.nus.edu.sg/uasonline2/rns/Login.do to complete the enrolment exercise. To enhance security of your personal data, you will be prompted to reset the PIN after login.

If you have forgotten your PIN, you can reset your PIN via our Online PIN Reset System. Alternatively, you can bring along your NRIC or passport to reset your PIN at the Office of Admissions:

National University of Singapore
University Town, 2 College Avenue West
#01-03, Stephen Riady Centre
Singapore 138607

If you are unable to present yourself at the Office of Admissions, you may send a representative, with a letter of authorisation and your NRIC or passport to reset the PIN on your behalf.  The letter of authorisation should bear your signature, name, NRIC/FIN/Passport number, and the representative's name, NRIC/FIN/Passport number.

We regret that we are unable to reveal PIN over the phone and/or via email.

Step 2 :
Verify personal particulars, course reserved and ORD information are correct after successful login.

You may update your personal particulars and/or ORD on the online form before submitting your confirmation.

Note: If you wish to make changes to your personal particulars after you have submitted the confirmation of enrolment form, please login with your Application Number and PIN to access the online reply facility before the closing date (i.e. 21 October 2018) to make the necessary changes. An acknowledgement email will be sent to you for every update made to your personal particulars.

Step 3 :
Choose ONLY one of the four options given in the online form, which are as follows:
1.    I am able to enroll into the above course in the University commencing in August 2019^
2.    I am unable to enrol in the University commencing in August 2019 due to National Service commitments, AND I would like to request for deferment of course to Academic Year 2020/2021#
3.   I am unable to enrol in the University commencing in August 2019 due to National Service commitments, I would like obtain a letter from NUS stating my reserved course so that I can apply for disruption to enrol in Academic Year 2019/2020#.
4.   I will not enroll in the course reserved for me

 Notes:
^ You can only choose “Option 1” if your ORD is before the start of the school term for AY2019-2020 (i.e. 5 August 2019).

# If you are unable to enroll in the University commencing in August 2019 due to National Service commitments and you want to keep your reserved course, please choose either "Option 2" or "Option 3".

This is applicable to RNSmen whose ORD is after the start of the school term for AY2019-2020 (i.e. 5 August 2019).

Step 4 :
Check that the online form has been completed correctly and click on the ‘Submit’ button. We regret that downloaded confirmation forms will not be accepted.

You will receive an acknowledgement after you have submitted the confirmation of enrolment form. An acknowledgement email will also be sent to your email address as indicated in your confirmation form. Both forms of acknowledgement will serves as confirmation for your online decision. Please print a copy of the acknowledgement page for your reference. Hardcopy letter will not be sent to you.

If you do not receive any acknowledgement page/email after submitting your confirmation of enrolment form, your submission may be unsuccessful. You can contact the NUS Office of Admissions at oambox6@nus.edu.sg and enquire on your confirmation of enrolment status.

Step 5 :
a) If you have chosen “I am able to enrol into the above course in the Universe commencing in August 2019”, you will receive the enrolment letter from the Office of Admissions by May 2019. The important dates and web links for the mandatory registration-related activities for August, Semester One, AY2019-2020 are listed at (RNS Acceptance Portal- To update when the site location is confirmed)

If you are interested to read iBLOC and/or Special Term modules to fulfill your undergraduate degree requirements while waiting to start your studies in August 2019, as a Non-Graduating student, please visit the following websites to find out more on how you can make an early start to your educational journey at NUS:


*For RNSmen who will ORD before 30 April 2019.


b) If you have chosen “I am unable to enroll in the University commencing in August 2019 due to National Service commitments, AND I would like to request for deferment of course to Academic Year 2019/2020”, please email a copy of the letter from your unit for verification to oambox6@nus.edu.sg by 31 January 2019. You will receive the outcome of your request for the deferment of studies via email within 10 working days, excluding weekends and public holidays, from the day we received the letter from you/your unit.

c) If you have chosen “I am unable to enroll in the University commencing in August 2019 due to National Service commitments, AND I would like obtain a letter from NUS stating my reserved course so that I can apply for disruption to enroll in Academic Year 2019/2020”, the Office of Admissions will post the letter to you within 10 working days after the closing of the RNS online confirmation exercise.

d) If you have chosen “I will not enroll in the course reserved for me”, please note that no further action is required. Both the acknowledgement page and email will serve as the confirmation for your online decision. Hardcopy letter will not be sent to you.

If you wish to make changes to your enrolment option after you have submitted the online confirmation form, please log in with your Application Number and PIN before the closing date (i.e. 21 October 2018) to make the necessary changes. We will only consider the last submission as your choice of enrolment option. An acknowledgement email will be sent to you for every update made to your enrolment option.

Request to change enrolment option will not be considered after the closing date.

For more information on:

  • Enrolment matters - Refer to the letter that will be sent to you in October 2018.
  • Special Term - refer to Registrar's Office website.
  • Online Confirmation