BULLETIN #2: Signing in to Aurora Student and determining your registration time

Aurora Student may be accessed on the University of Manitoba homepage at umanitoba.ca as of July 4, 2006. Look for Aurora Student in the Student Links area. In addition to the information below and in other bulletins, you may also obtain information on using Aurora Student on the Registrar’s Office website on or after July 4. Look for this website under the Current Students tab on the U of M homepage.

Signing in to Aurora Student
To sign in to Aurora Student, click on Enter Secure Area. You will be required to enter a User ID and PIN.  Your User ID is your Student Number. As a returning University of Manitoba student, you will continue to use the student number assigned to you at admission. Your student number is recorded on your Student ID card.
You will use the same PIN that you used the last time you contacted UMREG or MyUMInfo. If you have difficulty with your PIN, call the Registrar’s Office at (204) 474 9420 for help.

You are Responsible for your PIN
Keep your PIN number confidential. You are responsible for all activity that takes place with the use of your Student Number and PIN.
You can change your PIN again, and as often as you wish, through Aurora Student.
Go to Personal Information and select Change PIN.

PIN Security Question
The first time you sign in to Aurora Student you will be prompted to set up a PIN Security Question and Answer. This question and answer will be used to recover a forgotten PIN during future sign ins. Be sure to select a question and answer that is personal and will not be known to others.
Hint: The security questions must be answered letter for letter (if you type "daisy" as your answer, the response "daisies" will be incorrect.

Registration Access Times
Once your Registration Time starts, you’ll continue to have access to the registration system for the remainder of the registration period. The system is open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

Most returning students will register on or after July 24. Determine your Registration Time though Aurora Student’s ‘Registration’ link on or after July 4, 2006. Go to Aurora Student (through the link on the U of M’s homepage at umanitoba.ca) then select ‘Enrolment and Academic Records’, then ‘Registration’, and then ‘Registration Time and Status’.

On this page you can also check to see if there are any holds that may prevent registration, that your program is listed correctly, and that your student status permits registration. If your program is listed incorrectly, or if your student status does not permit registration, please contact your faculty or school general office.

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