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Welcome to the University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST), a vibrant community of learners! On this page, you will find all the essential information you need as a new student.

Our comprehensive Student Handbook is a key resource for all new students. It is packed with vital information, including details about internet access, available student services, your rights, responsibilities, and much more. Click here to download the Student Handbook.

If you have additional questions or need more information, we've prepared a list of frequently asked questions below. Simply click on each question to find detailed answers and guidance.

Make sure to attend the AHLAN Student Orientation. Special activities are planned on campus to give you a chance to meet other students and your instructors. It is a great chance to see the facilities you will be using as a student, and the orientation activities will help you discover and enjoy university life. Details about orientation is sent to new students prior to the beginning of each semester.

You can find our campus map by clicking here

You can register for your classes online. Please visit Registration.

For information about UDST Tuition and Fees, please check view our Fees page.

Students have the choice to pay at the time of registration or pay later. Payments can be made in Student Self Service with a credit card or debit card.

If you are a new student, please follow these steps to login to your UDST account:

Enter your Student ID Number e.g. 60xxxxxx.

For new students, this will be your Qatar ID Number.
It is recommended that you change your password to something more secure.

You can use the reset password feature found at this link It is accessible from anywhere and is mobile device compatible.

What should I do if I do not receive an SMS?
You must have your current mobile number registered in PeopleSoft, and be in possession of it in order for the service to work. You can update your mobile number on file by sending an email to with your current number.

Who can I contact for help?
If you are unable to login to verify or update your contact details, please visit the Admissions and Registration Department during working hours from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM AST in person, or by phone at 4495-2225.

You can access your email while you are off-campus via webmail by clicking this link Your username and password are the same for webmail as they are for the Windows login.


Password: your password

You can collect your Student ID card from Building 9, Office 9-181. Please bring your Student ID card number and your Qatar ID card.

You can get a car pass from Building 9, Office 9-181. Please bring your Student ID card and your car registration documents.

The UDST Bookstore is located on the ground floor of Building 16. You can find your textbooks as well as stationery items like pens and notebooks. Buying books is different non-sponsored and sponsored students.

Non-Sponsored Students:
Bring your booklist list to purchase your textbooks. only credit card and debits are accepted.

Sponsored Students: Bring these documents to get your textbooks:

  • Class schedule
  • Booklist
  • Student ID Card

* Remember to always check with your instructor before buying books.

UDST has a number of student clubs, activities and events. Please visit Student Affairs Office in Building 6 for more information.

UDST has a strict dress code and asks all students to dress in a way that respects the local culture. The Qatari national dress for men "thobe", and "abaya" for women. If you are not wearing national dress, the University dress code requires you to wear "business casual" clothing. Choose looser clothing that covers your knees and arms to your elbow. If you do not follow the dress code the University may take action that affects you.

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