UTD's online students have access to the same resources as on-campus students. In the "Current Students" section, you will find important information on technical requirements, online services, and links to course resources.
Most course materials will be delivered via eLearning, an online course management system. It is important that your computer is set up to work properly with eLearning. In this section, you will find important information regarding courses, student services, obtaining textbooks, student support, and useful links.
Should you not find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com.
View online course offerings and access existing course syllabi using UTD's CourseBook search tool. (If a current syllabus is not available, please contact the professor.
Most online courses at UTD have one of the following section numbers: 0G1, 0I1, or 0T1. (If a course has more than one section, the section number will increment accordingly (i.e. 0G2, 0G3, etc.).
Online course content will be available on the first day of the semester.
Students can access online course content in eLearning by logging in using their NetID and password. (Students can activate their NetID and password or address password issues by visiting the UTD NetID website.)
eLearning Student Services
- eLearning Helpdesk
- Information Resources Software Downloads site
- Proctored Exams
Some online courses require a proctored final exam. Students should check the course syllabus at https://coursebook.utdallas.edu for this information. Students are responsible for scheduling the exam with the exam proctor and paying all applicable proctoring fees, including any mailing fees for the return of the exam.
- Web Conferencing
- UTD Secure Software Downloads (McAfee, Identity Finder)
- Obtaining Textbooks
Advising is done in the school in which you intend to major. Additionally, many distance education degree programs have a program coordinator who can also provide advice and assistance. See our Degree Program for more information.
- AccessAbility Services
UT Dallas is committed to providing equal access for qualified students with disabilities to all university courses and programs.
- Career Center
UT Dallas Career Center provides career counseling, resume critique, and online job listing.
- Financial Aid
In the Financial Aid web site you will find information about applying for financial aid, important deadlines you need to know, the various financial aid programs offered at UT Dallas, and contact information for your specific financial aid counselor.
- Comet Card
Comet Card is the official identification card for all UT Dallas students, faculty, and staff. You have to use the identification number on the Comet Card to access UT Dallas library. You may obtain your Comet Card at the Info Depot in the Student Union, or send an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to the Comet Card office requesting an ID.
- Email must include:
- Complete student name
- Return mailing address (where to mail card)
- A .jpg "head shot" photo file attached to the email
- Fax a copy of Driver's License (copy must be enlarged so we can see the picture on it). The fax number is 972-883-6144.
- Email must include:
The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational environment that is conducive to the personal and professional development of its students. To supplement that commitment, the University has developed procedures for students to report complaints.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law enacted in 1974 to protect the privacy of student education records. The law applies to those institutions that regularly receive federal funding from the Department of Education and is enforced by the Office of the Chief Privacy Officer of the U.S. Department of Education. University policies and procedures can be found here.
- Useful Links