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Online Learning

Online Learning Orientation

First-time online students are required to complete the UTPB Orientation to Online Learning course. To complete the UTPB Orientation to Online Learning course, find it on your Canvas dashboard.

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Getting Started Online

At The University of Texas Permian Basin online, we are dedicated to your success no matter where you are. Our 100% online programs give you a flexible and affordable pathway to earn a quality degree and prepare for more rewarding opportunities. Learn more about the online experience at UTPB.

Before the First Day of Class

1. Check Your Schedule
Log in to your myUTPB account to find your schedule. 

2. Find Your Course Materials
Get your course materials before classes start or during the first week of the semester. You can purchase your materials in person or online at the UTPB Bookstore. Take a peak at your Course Syllabi.

3. Check the Academic Calendar for the first day of class.

On the First Day of Class

To access your online class on the first day of the semester:

1. Go to Canvas Course Login.

2. Username: lastname_firstinitial+last 5 numbers of UT ID and password you created at

3. Once you log on, on the first day of class, you will see your course(s) listed under Course> All Courses. To see courses on your Dashboard, you must select the star next to the classes with stars under Course> All Courses.