UGA Athena Student Portal login. What is the UGA Athena portal and how to log in online? How to register a new UGA Athena student account?
What are the features offered by the University of Georgia to students and how students can access those features and services? Check all the latest updates and guides in this article.
What is the UGA Athena Portal?
Athena is an online web portal developed for the students of the University of Georgia. Through the Athena portal, different student-related information has been put in a single place and students can access useful services through a single login.
Athena portal works similarly to a student information system where students can access services such as registration for classes, online fee payment, accessing and updating students’ records, accessing financial and academic aid information, etc.
How to access the UGA Athena portal?
Students can access the Athena portal in different ways.
- Through MyUGA portal
Visit the My UGA portal at https://my.uga.edu/ and click the Athena image link on the left side.
- Through official website
Visit the University of Georgia’s official web portal at https://www.uga.edu/. Move down the homepage and click the Athena link under the RESOURCES FOR CURRENT STUDENTS section.
- Through the official Athena web portal
Visit the Athena UGA web portal directly at http://athena.uga.edu/ or click the alternate link https://sis-ssb-prod.uga.edu/
UGA Athena Login – Student Information system
Students can access all available helpful academic and other resources after logging into the Athena portal. Please follow the below login steps.
Step 1: First visit the Athena portal web portal by using the above-mentioned guides or by clicking here. You will find the Athena homepage on the screen (as shown below).
Step 2: Click the Login to Athena link on the Athena portal web page or click the Sign In link at the top right corner. A single-sign-on login form will appear on the screen (as shown below).
This login is using the single-sign-on service and you will be logged in to all services of the University of Georgia through a single login.
Step 3: Enter your Username and Password in this SSO login form and press the Login button to access your Athena portal.
How to find my Athena portal Username and Password?
All students are required to enter their username and password to log in to their UGA Athena account. If you are a new student and don’t have an idea about your username and password then you can check the below helpful information to find your username and password.
Username: A MyID is assigned to all students, employees, and staff members. This MyID is used as the Username to access the Athena portal and other universities’ applications and services.
Once a student applies for admission to the University of Georgia, an email is sent from [email protected] to the registered email ID of students including their MyID. MyID is a unique identification name and can not be changed.
Password: In the email, Students get a link to create a password along with the MyID. This link will look like “https://myidprofile.uga.edu/passwordReset/initial”. Enter your MyID and click the verify MyID link located at the bottom right corner. On the next page, students can create a new password.
Note: A new password must be 10 to 16 characters long and must have at least one upper-case letter, one lower-case letter, one number, and one special character.
Note: Please check your spam or junk folder if you don’t receive any emails within 15 days. After 15 days, please contact the EITS Help Desk.
A separate secure application “MyID Profile” has been developed for the password management and profile setting of MyID. Through the MyID Profile, Students can perform several below-mentioned important tasks.
- Change your password.
- Reset your password.
- Get a passcode on the verified mobile number.
- Set up the secret questions, etc.
How to set up a MyID profile?
New students must complete a one-time MyID Profile setup process. It will help students to reset their passwords if they forget them. Please check the below steps to set up your MyID Profile.
Step 1: Visit the MyID Profile web page at https://myidprofile.uga.edu/ and enter your MyID in the username section and your newly created password to log in.
Step 2: Now you will have to complete two steps.
- Set up security questions.
- Setup verification method.
i-Setup your security questions:
Click the “your security questions” link. Write answers to the given security questions that you can remember easily. Click the save security questions button to complete the security question setup. Your questions and answers have been updated.
ii-Setup your identification verification option:
You will get the below-mentioned three options to set up your identification verification method.
- Verify with your mobile device.
- Verify with an external email account.
- Verify with security questions.
You can use any one or multiple options from the above list.
If you want to use the verify with mobile device option…
- Select verify with your mobile device option.
- Enter your mobile number on the next screen and press the Register Mobile Phone button.
- You will receive a six-digit passcode on your mobile phone.
- Enter this passcode in the given space and press the Verify Passcode button.
- Your verification is completed now.
Similarly, you can set up the verification with the external email account option.
Now every time you want to reset your password, you will receive a passcode on your mobile number and email address and you will have to use this passcode to reset your password.
How can I reset my password?
- To change your password, visit the MyID Profile website and click the Forgot your Password link.
- You will be redirected to the password reset web page. You may also visit the password reset page directly at myidprofile.uga.edu/reset.
- Enter your MyID and press the Verify MyID button.
- On the next screen, enter your old password and create a new password.
- Click the Change Password button to save the new password.
UGA Athena login for off-campus students?
All applications on the campus are using the secure campus network but if you are currently off-campus but still want to access your Athena account then you will have to enroll in the two-step authentication process.
To maintain the security of the system and data privacy, this two-factor login solution has been introduced to access your important applications such as Microsoft Office 365, Athena, OneDrive, UGAMail, eLearning Commons, etc if you are outside the campus.
How Duo factor authentication works:
- In the first step, you will enter your MyID and Password to log in.
- In the second step, you will have to verify your identity through a security code sent to your enrolled device.
Students must enroll their devices in ArchPass and complete the setup with the help of the Duo mobile app. Please check the below steps.
Steps to enroll your smartphone or Tablet in the ArchPass:
Step 1: First of all download the “Duo Mobile app” by Duo Security, Inc. on your device by searching it on the Play Store or App Store or through the below-given direct links.
|Android 8.0 and up
|iOS 13.0 or later.
|Windows 8 Mobile and up
Step 3: Click the Start Setup button and select the device from your Mobile Phone, Tablet, and Landline that you want to enroll in the duo factor authentication.
Step 4: Enter your phone number and phone type and click the Continue button.
Step 5: In the next step, click the I Have Duo Mobile Installed button. Activate the Duo mobile app through a QR code or activation link.
Step 6: In the last step, set up your device to receive a security code while logging in to your Athena UGA portal if you are off-campus.
UGA Mobile app
All students can download the official UGA mobile app and access student-related services, campus resources, academic resources, etc on the go.
The app is available for both Android and iOS platforms and anyone can download the app by searching on Google Play or the App Store.
Direct download links:
Students can use the below direct links to download the official mobile app.
In case of any technical issue, please contact the dedicated helpline services through the below details.
EITS Help Desk
|EITS Help Desk number
|Help Desk Email ID
|Help Desk Chat Support
|Request Technical Support
How to submit a technical support request?
Please visit the tech support homepage at https://uga.teamdynamix.com/TDClient/Home/ and click the login link in the top right corner.
Login by using your MyID and password and click the Request Support button. To check the support request status, click the My Support Tickets link.
Important UGA links:
|University of Georgia website
|MY UGA portal
|Athena UGA portal
|UGA ArchPass homepage
|UGA eLearning Commons (eLC) homepage
|UGA Mail homepage
|UGA career center
|UGA Library Service
|UGA Academic Calendar
|Name of the portal
|UGA Athena portal
|University of Georgia
|To provide helpful resources to students through a single login
|All students of the University of Georgia
What is eLearning Commons (eLC)?
eLearning Commons (eLC) is the online learning management system developed by the D2L Brightspace.
All students at the University of Georgia use this LMS to get learning resources and information such as course details, audio, and video guides, online discussions, Quizzes, document sharing, etc.
What is UGAMail and how to access it?
Students can access multiple Microsoft applications such as Office 365, Calendar, OneDrive, etc by logging into their UGAMail account.
Students can log in UGAMail account by using their MyID and password through the official website or MyUga mobile app.
About the University of Georgia
The University of Georgia is the oldest in Georgia.
It was founded in 1785 and helps students achieve their career goals by providing world-class education through its extensive 230+ years of experience in the academic research space.
Some of the facts about the UGA are mentioned below.
|Number of students
|Number of employees as of 2021
|Number of Alumni as of 2021
|Number of student organizations
|24 Baccalaureate degrees
32 Master’s degrees