Wednesday, April 24

MyUTampa: A Convenient Portal for UT Students and Staff

MyUTampa is an online portal that allows students and staff of the University of Tampa (UT) to access various applications and services on their computer and mobile device. By logging in to MyUTampa with one account and password, users can find applications such as **Blackboard**, **Office365**, **Qualtrics**, and more. MyUTampa is powered by **Okta**, a secure and reliable single sign-on platform that simplifies the user experience and enhances security.

How to Log in to MyUTampa

To log in to MyUTampa for the first time, users need to follow these steps:

  1. Go to www.ut.edu/myutampa and click log in.
  2. Enter your UT Network ID and password (e.g. jdoe).
  3. Select a question from the “Choose a forgotten password question” dropdown and fill in the answer.
  4. Click the “Add Phone Number” button and type in your mobile number. This will help you reset your password and unlock your account if needed.
  5. Click a picture to choose a security image. This will appear in place of the question mark the next time you enter your username.
  6. Select “Create My Account.”

After logging in, users will see a dashboard with various applications that they can access without logging in again. Some of the applications available through MyUTampa are:

**SpartanLearn** (powered by Canvas): A learning management system that allows students to access course materials, submit assignments, take quizzes, communicate with instructors and peers, and view grades.

**KnowBe4**: A security awareness training platform that teaches users how to recognize and avoid phishing emails, ransomware, social engineering, and other cyber threats.

**BSwift** (HR benefits): A human resources portal that allows staff to enroll in or change their benefits, view paystubs, update personal information, and more.

How to Manage Your MyUTampa Account

Users can also manage their MyUTampa account settings by clicking on their name in the upper right corner and choosing Settings. In Settings, users can edit:

  • Their security image
  • Their display language
  • Their password
  • Their forgotten password question
  • Their personal information, including their secondary email address and phone number

Users can also sign out of MyUTampa by clicking on their name and choosing Sign Out. This will end their session and require them to log in again the next time they visit MyUTampa.

Conclusion

MyUTampa is a convenient portal that provides UT students and staff with easy access to various applications and services on their computer and mobile device. By logging in to MyUTampa with one account and password, users can save time and enhance security. Users can also manage their MyUTampa account settings and sign out when they are done. MyUTampa is powered by Okta, a trusted single sign-on platform that simplifies the user experience.

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