UNI eLearning Suite

Login Instructions for Guided Independent Study (GIS) Students

Guided Independent Study (GIS) Students will use their UNI CatID username and passphrase to log into the UNI Blackboard Learn System.


CatID Login

CatID Username

  • Current user: If you have accessed UNI E-Mail, MyUNIverse, or UNI eLearning previously, use the same username with UNI eLearning.
  • New user: If you are a new user, then your username is __________________ (note usernames are case sensitive).

CatID Passphrase

  • Current user: If you have accessed UNI E-Mail or MyUNIverse previously, use the same passphrase with UNI eLearning.
  • New user: If you are a new user, then your initial passphrase is in the format mmdd$nnnnnn

mm is the first 2 letters of your birth month, dd is the 2 digit number of your birth day and nnnnnn is your 6 digit university ID#

For security reasons, you are required to change your CatID passphrase the first time you login. Your new passphrase must be at least 8 characters long and must contain at least one alpha, one numeric, and one special character. Additionally you must access MyUNIverse to successfully change your passphrase.

  1. Go to http://www.uni.edu
  2. Click on MyUNIverse link in the banner
  3. Enter your CatID username and CatID passphrase
  4. You will receive the prompt to select a new CatID passphrase

Login to UNI Blackboard Learn (eLearning) System

  1. Go to http://www.uni.edu
  2. Click on eLearning link in the banner Note: http://elearning.uni.edu is the site to bookmark or add to your favorites
  3. In the UNI eLearning Logins section, click the "Bb LEARN" button.
  4. Click the "CatID SignOn" link.
  5. Enter your CatID username and CatID passphrase (as explained above)
  6. Click the "LOGIN" button.
  7. In the MyCourses section, click the Title of your course to enter your course.

CatID Password Changes

As noted on the previous page, for security reasons, you are required to change your CatID passphrase the first time you login. Also for security reasons, your CatID passphrase expires every 90 days. Your CatID change passphrase expiration date is stated on the Passphrase Central channel of MyUNIverse and via messages sent to your UNI E-Mail account.

Using MyUNIverse to determine CatID passphrase change date

  1. Go to http://www.uni.edu
  2. Click on MyUNIverse link in the banner
  3. Enter your CatID username and CatID passphrase
  4. CatID change passphrase date is found in the Passphrase Central.

Using UNI E-Mail

  1. Go to http://www.uni.edu
  2. Click on E-Mail link in the banner
  3. Enter your CatID username and CatID passphrase
  4. Click on Login button

Forwarding UNI E-Mail

  1. Go to http://www.uni.edu
  2. Click on MyUNIverse link in the banner
  3. Enter your CatID username and CatID passphrase
  4. Forward email to another address is found in the My Email channel.
  5. Select “Forward email to another address
  6. Enter the email address where you want your UNI E-Mail to be forwarded
  7. Click on Submit

CatID username, passphrase, and login assistance

Contact the Continuing Education Office toll-free (800) 772-1746, local 273-7211, or email cesp-consult@uni.edu