Spring 2012 Welcome for all Students Taking UTD Online Courses

Welcome to the Spring 2012 semester at UT Dallas! This post provides you the information to access your online course(s). All courses start on Tuesday, January 17, 2012. Students will be able to access the Spring 2012 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: https://elearning.utdallas.edu.

*** 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: http://netid.utdallas.edu.

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

*** Accessing your eLearning class

1. To access eLearning, go to http://elearning.utdallas.edu.

2. Click the “Check Browser” button to validate your web browser for eLearning. Please see the notes about the Pop-up 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 http://www.utdallas.edu/elearninghelp.

*** 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 http://www.utdallas.edu/elearninghelp.

*** 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 http://www.utdallas.edu/library/distlearn/disted.htm for information and services available to distance learning students.

*** Important Links

eLearning FAQ for Students: http://www.utdallas.edu/elearning/students/faq-students.html
UTD NetID page: http://netid.utdallas.edu
eLearning Login page: https://elearning.utdallas.edu
UTD Orion Login: http://www.utdallas.edu/orion/

*** Technical Support

UTD’s 24/7 eLearning Support (for all issues within eLearning)
http://www.utdallas.edu/elearninghelp or 866-588-3192

UTD Help Desk (for NetID issues)
assist@utdallas.edu or 972-883-2911

Thank you and have a great semester!
The UT Dallas eLearning Team


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