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Your UArts Gmail Account & the UArts Portal

All students are issued login credentials to the UArts Student Portal, where your UArts Gmail account can be accessed. The UArts Student Portal is the University’s intranet and primary vehicle for communicating with students. Students are required to use University accounts for all enrollment processes, from registering for classes to managing your eAccounts.

Your Account Information

Students are provided a username and email address in the packet mailed after submitting an enrollment deposit.

Username: Typically, your username is your first initial and last name. Ex: The username for “John Doe” could be “jdoe.” If this combination is already taken, the first letter of your middle name or subsequent letters of your first name may be added after your first initial. 

Email Address: This is your username plus @uarts.edu. Ex: The email address for “John Doe” could be “jdoe@uarts.edu.”

Password: For first-time students, your password is your 6-digit birthday and the last 4 digits of your social security number (MMDDYYSSSS). International students without a social security number, use your 6-digit birthday plus “ssss” in lowercase.

Student Portal


Upon First Logging In

The first time you successfully log in to the portal, you will be directed to create 5 security questions with answers. When you are finished, click on the save button located at the bottom of the page to continue to the next step.

For security purposes, we strongly encourage you to change your password after first logging in. Passwords must contain at least 8 characters, including 1 number and 1 uppercase letter. 

Access Your Email

After logging in to the UArts Student Portal and click on the “GoogleApps” link in the Launchpad on the left under “Popular University Applications” to access your University Gmail. 

Need assistance?

Contact the Help Desk

The Help Desk & Service Center is dedicated to providing knowledge, assistance and resolutions to problems in cooperation with all areas of the Office of Technology & Information Services. It is the entry point for any and all technical questions and issues.

Phone: 215-717-6677 (OOPS)
Email: helpdesk@uarts.edu
Walk Up: Room 802, Terra Hall (211 South Broad Street)

Fall & Spring Hours:
(End of August through November, Mid-January through April)
Monday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.