About Ursa

Student Account Activation

  1. Go online to https://ursa.unco.edu, then click on Student password reset / account activation link.
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  2. Enter your Bear Number and Date of Birth and click Continue.
    If you don’t know your Bear Number, click Bear Number Lookup and follow the instructions. student account activation
  3. Validate your identity by entering the last four digits of your Social Security Number (SSN) and click Continue.
    If you don’t have an SSN or it isn’t on file, you may enter your full last name instead.
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  4. Make note of your PDID and UNC e-mail address. You will use your PDID each time you log in to Ursa after your account has been activated. Click on Continue.
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  5. Create your account password and click on Set Password.
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  6. That’s it! Your Ursa account is now activated and ready to use. In order to log in to Ursa, simply click the log in to Ursa link at the bottom of the page.
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Important Note

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.