University of the Azores

Welcome guide Erasmus Students

2021 / 2022


The semester has started.
What do I need to know?

Follow the mobility procedures


Follow these steps

  1. Send your arrival certificate, duly filled for digital certification, to;
  2. Pay for your insurance (3,05€) by credit card or bank transfer;
  3. Acess Inforestudante and complete all the necessary steps. Check your student number;
  4. Contact your Erasmus Coordinator by e-mail;
  5. Read the Student´s Handbook carefully, section “Arriving at the UAc”;
  6. Access your timetable at Inforestudante.

Don't miss the deadlines!


Student card

Your student card is very important to enter the campus and the student residence. In Ponta Delgada campus,  you must buy your meals for the canteen and the the laundry tickets for Laranjeiras’ Residence. Always carry it with you in a visible place.

Your student card will be delivered by the academic services upon notification.

While waiting for your student card, you may request a provisional card at the social services (

+351 296 650 169

Monday to Friday

8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Monday to Thursday

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Monday to Friday

8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Request by email
(24h in advance)

Are you looking for accomodation?

At our student residences?

144 rooms with private WC, in 4 buildings, plus one room for special needs students, a couple's room and a multipurpose facilitiy.

Each building has:

  • a study room and a TV room;
  • equiped kitchens with TV, stove, refrigerator, freezer and microwave oven.

Laundry facilities with washing and dryer machines.

Apply here.

Buy your laundry tickets online here or at the kiosk near the canteen.

46 rooms with private WC

  • a study room and a TV room;
  • kitchens with TV, stove, refrigerator, freezer and microwave oven.

Laundry facilities with washing and dryer machines.

Apply here.

4 family houses, with 3 rooms each.

Apply here

A room to rent?

Check Home2Study, 

a platform managed by the Student Board

+351 296 650 427

8.30am – 12.30pm
1.30pm – 4.30pm

Where can you eat?


  • Central Cafeteria– 08h00 to 20h00, for all students
  • Cafeteria at school of Health – 08h00 to 17h00, only for nursing students 
  • Cafeteria at Science Building – 08h00 às 18h00, for students from the School of Science and Technology



Choose your time:

  • 12h00-12h45
  • 13h00-13h45
  • 14h00-14h45


  • 12h00-12h45 for students with afternoon classes
  • 13h15-14h00 for students with morning classes 
  • 18h00-20h00


Book your meal here or at the kiosk nex to the canteen with your student card.* 

The canteen has limited seats. You must buy your meal until the night before.

* First, you must activate and top up your card at the kiosk. You will wait some time for your student card. Meanwhile, you may buy a temporary one (5€ refundable) at the Social Services.


 08h00 às 18h00


12h00 às 12h45 for students with afternoon classes

13h15 às 14h00 for students with morning classes


The canteen has limited seats.               You must buy your meal until the day before at the entrance of the building from Monday to Friday, from:

08H30 to 11H00

12H00 to 15H00

+351 296 650 427

8.30am – 12.30pm
1.30pm – 4.30pm

Do you need...

a Medical appointment

Ponta Delgada
Wednesdays, from 2pm to 3pm

Angra do Heroísmo
Every forthnight, on Wednesday from 3pm to 5pm


a Psychology appointment

Ponta Delgada
Tuesdays from 5.15pm to 8.15 pm | 1st and 3rd weeks of the month

Tuesdays from 5.15pm to 7.15pm | 2nd and 4th weeks of the month

Angra do Heroísmo
Every forthnight, on Wednesdays from 3pm to 5pm

Appointments are free of charge,

but you must book it in advance here (choose Ação Social)

Medical Office

Ponta Delgada: next to Anfitheater VII

Angra do Heroísmo: at the Student board’s building 

+351 296 650 536

Outdoor spaces in Ponta Delgada campus’ have access to free WiFi

Set up your electronic devices to access eduroam WiFi

Check here for instructions.

You may install office 365 for students

Follow the instructions

Contacts at ICT Services

Ponta Delgada

  • +351 296 650 064/450


Angra do Heroísmo

  • +351 295 402 217



  • +351 292 200 405


Find out more about our platforms

At InforEstudante:

Check your study plan

Check your assessment results

Enroll in exams

Login with:

Use Moodle to:

Interact with faculty and colleagues

Check for and download information and didactic materials

Submit papers or exams

Login with: studentnumber

Use the University of the Azores' institutional email:

Check your email here

To use this service you must activate your account using your student email

Login with:

Do you need to use the library?

To study?

  • The library has limited seats. Get your seat number at the entrance counter
  • Do not take books from bookshelves. Ask for an assistant

To take books home?

  • Submit your form at the students’s portal in advance indicating the books you need
  • Wait for information on when you can pick it up
  • Pick it up at the entrance counter

To return books?

  • Return it directly to the assistant at the entrance counter

Opening hours

Ponta Delgada

Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm

Angra do Heroísmo

Monday to Friday: 9am to 4pm

+351 296 650 439


The UAc has adapted to protect you

Protect yourself and others

Wear your student card on a visible place

Always wear a mask

Check your temperature daily

Desinfect your hands frequently

Cover your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing

Keep a safe distance from others

Follow the rules of the different spaces

Avoid social contact outside your ususal group

Go to the isolation room if you feel any symptoms

Follow us online

Ponta Delgada Campus
Rua da Mãe de Deus
9500-321 Ponta Delgada

Angra do Heroísmo Campus
Rua Capitão João d’Ávila – Pico da Urze
9700-042 Angra do Heroísmo

Horta Campus
Rua Prof. Doutor Frederico Machado N.º 4
9901-862 Horta

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