Ursa Help

If you have problems with your account, please contact the Technical Support Center at 970-351-4357 or http://help.unco.edu 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Academic Alert

If you have not used Ursa or the universityís e-mail system before, you will need to contact the Technical Support Center at 351-4357 (351-HELP) to set up your account before you can view Academic Alert.

  1. Go online to https://ursa.unco.edu using an Internet browser.
  2. For User Name enter your Ursa user name.
  3. Enter your password and click Login.
    Academic Alert
  4. Once you are in Ursa, click on the blue Faculty tab.
    Academic Alert
  5. Locate the Academic Alert channel on the page.
  6. In the Academic Alert channel, you can click any class listed. Classes with no eligible students will not show in this view.
    Academic Alert
  7. The course that you clicked in Step 6 will open a new window with a list of your students that are eligible for Academic Alert. From this screen, you can change courses, mark satisfactory and areas of concern. You can also leave comments for the advisor about the student as well.
    Academic Alert
  8. To mark a studentís performance as satisfactory you can click on the Satisfactory button for that student. You can also leave a comment. You can click reset to clear the concerns and the satisfactory state.
    Academic Alert
  9. To mark a studentís performance as unsatisfactory you can click on the Unsatisfactory button for that student. You may select multiple reasons by holding the ctrl key on your keyboard and clicking on the reasons. You can also choose to leave a comment that will only be viewable by the studentís advisor.
    Academic Alert
  10. When you are done making changes you can click the Save button on the top-right of the window.
  11. If there were any problems saving, a message will appear at the top of the page to inform of the problems.
    Academic Alert
  12. You can check the status of each student by the icon to the left. A yellow exclamation mark indicates a student that has not been modified, a red exclamation mark indicates a problem while saving the student, and a green check mark indicates that the student data was saved successfully.
    Academic Alert

Important Note

Whenever you use Ursa, donít forget to log out. Ursa contains personal information such as grades, financial aid, e-mail addresses, etc. and if you donít log out someone else might be able to access it.

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