Summer 2011 Welcome Letter

Welcome to the Summer 2011 semester at UT Dallas!   This email provides you the information to access your online course(s). All courses starts on Monday, May 23, 2011.  Students will be able to access the Summer 2011 online courses on the first day of the semester. Your course(s) are located on eLearning. You will log on to your course(s) at:
*** Using your UTD NetID
To get your login account for an eLearning course:

1. Before you can login to your UT Dallas eLearning course(s), you need a valid UTD NetID and Password (which is assigned to you when you enroll at UTD).

2. If you are a new student, please activate your UTD NetID and Password at:

3. If you have any problems with your NetID, please contact the IR Helpdesk at 972-883-2911 or

*** Accessing your eLearning class

1. To access eLearning, go to

2. Click the “Check Browser” button to validate your web browser for eLearning. Please see the notes about the Pop-Blockers and Java Security Certificate on the page.

3. Click on “Academic”.

4. Click “Log In”.

5. Enter your UTD NetID and Password into the appropriate fields. Click the “OK” button.

6. You will see a page showing a list of your eLearning classes. To enter a class, click the class title link and you will see the Course Content page.

7. If you have any problems while logged into eLearning, please contact UT Dallas’ 24/7 eLearning Helpdesk at
*** Inside your eLearning class

1. The first page you see when you enter your course is the Course Content page which contains several icons.

2. The Course Menu on the left side lists all available tools and items for your class.

3. Please thoroughly read the course syllabus and then check all the areas in the course to become familiar with the features and contents of the course.

4. You can click on the “Help” menu on each course page to access help information related to that page or tool.

5. If you have any technical difficulties or need any assistance within the course site, please go to

*** UT Dallas Library Access
Students can access UT Dallas library electronic resources remotely with the UTD-ID number. Please see the UT Dallas library distance learning web page for information and services available to distance learning students.
*** Important Links
eLearning FAQ for Students:
UTD NetID page:
eLearning Login page: 
UTD Orion Login:
*** Technical Support
UTD’s 24/7 eLearning Support (for all issues within eLearning)  or 866-588-3192

UTD Help Desk (for NetID issues) or 972-883-2911
Thank you and have a great semester!

The UT Dallas eLearning Team


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