Before your Start

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Registration university (LU card)
Students will receive their ID card after their registration at the university is completed. You will need to carry this ID card at all time.
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ULCN-account
All University Online Services use the same Username and Password combination – your ULCN account. A university network account ('ulcn-account' and password) will be send by e-mail to all students. If you haven’t, you can visit Plexus to receive your information. The ulcn-account gives you access to the electronic study environment of the Leiden University. After choosing a new password, you can then use this information to log into Wi-fi services in all university buildings, as well as logging into Blackboard, USIS and university Webmail (uMail).
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uMail and internet safety
Mails of the University or BMS will be sent to your uMail account. Check this mail regularly!

1. Go to webmail.leidenuniv.nl/ox.htm
2. Login using your student number (for example s1234567) and password.

For your correspondence to BMS always use your uMail or LUMC account.
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USIS
USIS is our study administration system, that is used a.o. for registration of your grades. Your ULCN-account gives you access to USIS.

1. To reach USIS, go to usis.leidenuniv.nl.
2. On the homepage, you can change your language into English.
3. Once logged in, click ‘Mainmenu’ in the top left corner and then ‘Self service’.
4. Click on ‘Student Center’.
5. Click on ‘My academics’ and then choose “Course history” in the drop down menu.

USIS will also give you an overview of the courses that you are enrolled in. Enrolment will be done by the student administration.
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Wireless network (eduroam)
Connect to the internet via eduroam. Instructions can be found here. At the LUMC it is also an option to connect via LUMCgast, no installation is required.
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Blackboard
In order to provide students with digital study material and to help them hand in assignments online, we use Blackboard. Once you have received your username and password from the university, you can enrol for your courses on Blackboard.

1. Go to blackboard.leidenuniv.nl
2. Login using your student number (for example s1234567) and password.
3. Go to the tab ‘Courses’
4. Go the ‘Course Catalogue’ and choose ‘Browse Course Catalogue’.
5. Go to ‘Browse categories’ and choose your faculty (LUMC), click go.
6. Go to ‘Browse categories’ and choose your study (Biomedische Wetenschappen), click go
7. Go to ‘Browse categories’ and choose your year (e.g. BW4/5), click go
8. The list with modules will appear, to enrol click the small arrow next to the name of the module and click enrol.

In most master courses enrolment goes via the coordinator and modules are only accessible for participants. These courses will appear in your Course List.
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Blackboard general modules BMS
There are also modules with general info, not forget to enrol in those:

1. Go the ‘Course Catalogue’ and choose ‘Browse Course Catalogue’.
2. Go to ‘Browse categories’ and choose your faculty (LUMC), click go.
3. Choose ‘Algemene modules GNK en BW’.
4. Enrol e.g. for BW Master: General Information. This site has information about the master program, specialisations, rules, course calendar, FOS lottery, news etc.

Important modules:

- International students (English)
- Internationalisering (mostly in Dutch)
- JVTBW-master: stay in touch with the JVT. More on Facebook.
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Registration LUMC (LUMC badge)
All students at the LUMC should have an LUMC badge for identification. You will receive an application form in the post or by mail.
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Hepatitis vaccination
During the master you can come into contact with patient material. It is therefore important that you are vaccinated correctly. A Hepatitis B vaccination is mandatory. When you go to the VGM department in the “Poortgebouw” during walk-in-hours and show your LUMC badge, you can have the vaccination for free. You do need to bring a copy of your youth vaccination information.

You can find more information on the LUMC website here.
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BMS Scheduler
In order to help you plan your program, we have developed a scheduler: bmsleiden.nl/schedule
This scheduler shows our year program 2018-19, read the Help section and start planning. Plan multiple options, as availability of courses is affected by lottery rounds.