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How do I log in to OnCourse using a guest or auditor account?

Step-by-step guide

  1. Access OnCourse at
  2. Click the grey button that reads “Guest/Auditor ID Log in”
  3. Enter your email address into the Username field.
  4. Enter the temporary password provided to you into the Password field.
  5. Press the "Guest Log in" button.

  6. After pressing "Guest Log in" you will be asked to change your password.
    1. The new password must contain at least 8 characters, at least 1 digit(s), at least 1 lowercase letter(s), at least 1 upper case letter(s), at least 1 non-alphanumeric character(s) such as as *, -, or #
  7. After changing the password, click on the Dashboard link in the top left-hand corner.
  8. Open the semester that the course is being taken in, and select the course to access the materials.

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