Every faculty and staff member at the University of Northern Colorado has access to Ursa. Ursa is the secure entry point and personal portal for UNC students, faculty and administrative staff.
- Go online to https://ursa.unco.edu.
- Enter your username and password in the appropriate fields and click Login.
Your credentials are the same as those used to access the campus computer network.
- Once you are in Ursa, your name is displayed under the top Ursa banner.
- Click on the blue Faculty tab.
- Under the faculty tab, click on the Banner Self-Service folder and then the Faculty and Advisors folder to display the available faculty and advising resources/services.
Faculty and advisor services and resources include:
|Term Selection||this lets you select the term that you want to work with or search|
|CRN Selection||this will allow you select from the CRNís (Course Reference Numbers) that you are an instructor for. Once you do this you can maintain course information such as overrides and office hours|
|Faculty Detail Schedule||this shows the courses that you are assigned to in a given term. It gives details such as credits, level, syllabi information, roster, enrollment counts and scheduled meeting times|
|Week at a Glance||this is a different look at the courses you are teaching. Your course load is shown in a calendar view similar to what the students will see when they look at their Week at a Glance|
|Detail Class List||this will show you a class roster with additional details such as a studentís major, level, college, classification, as well as the numeric order in which they registered for the course|
|Summary Class List||this will show you a summary class roster with minimal information such as name, Bear Number and registration status. Grades can also be entered from this form|
|Registration Overrides||this is where you would go to process registration overrides for individual students. You will be able to choose from two options: Instructor Consent (a general override of prerequisites and capacity) or Capacity Override|
|Active Assignments||this will show you the courses you are assigned to in the current term that have an active status (similar to the Faculty Detail Schedule)|
|Class Schedule||this is the link that will allow you to look at the schedule of classes for a particular term. There are a variety of criteria that you can search on, but subject always has to be entered|
|Course Catalog||this will allow you to search for courses that are listed in the catalog. There is a variety of criteria that you can search on, but subject always has to be entered|
|Office Hours||this is an additional area where you will be able to maintain your office hours for each term. It can be changed at any point in the term|
|Student Information Menu||this area will allow you to look at student information such as address and phone, e-mail, class schedule, major, advisor and unofficial transcript|
This area will show all courses that a faculty member is assigned to in the current term. From this list you can edit syllabi and office hour information, view class roster information and e-mail the students enrolled in the courses.
- Click on the Banner Self Service folder, then on the Faculty and Advisors folder, then on the Look up Classes by Course link.
- Then click on the Look Up Classes link. You will be able to search by any of the features shown, but subject must be entered.
Whenever you use Ursa, don't forget to log out. Ursa contains personal information such as grades, financial aid, e-mail addresses, etc. and if you don't log out someone else might be able to access it.