Activating your URSA Account

Go to and click on I need to activate my account.

Select the New Student option.


Enter your Bear Number and Birth Date and click on Login.

If you don’t know you Bear Number, select the Bear Number Lookup under the Bear Number text box.



Validate your identity by entering the last four digits of your Social Security Number (SSN) and click on Login.

If you don’t have an SSN or it isn’t on file, you may enter your last name to validate your identity.


Make note of your PDID and UNC bearmail address. You will use your PDID each time you log in to Ursa after your account has been activated.

Click on Continue.


Create your account password and click on Set Password.


Activation of your Ursa account is underway and could take up to five minutes to complete.

Click on Finish.


If you have problems logging in to or using Ursa, please contact the Technical Support Center at 970-351-4357, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.