Below is a checklist of items to attend to when you are starting out at the University of Hartford.
Your e-mail account will be generated at your first registration by OTS (Office of Technology Services). Shortly after registration, your email address and login information will be sent to you in U.S. mail. You can also find your email address by visiting the Directory, and typing your last name; your email address will be displayed.
To log into your email, go to www.hartford.edu, on the horizontal tool bar at the top of the page, hover over My UHart and click Hawkmail. Students should select "Click Here" to access your email via Office 365. Your username is your email address with the @hartford.edu part and your password is your student ID number (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org).
All official University of Hartford communication, including billing and communications from your professors, will be sent to your University of Hartford email address, so it is essential that you check it regularly. In addition, University of Hartford email accounts are required to log in to the library from home and to access Blackboard, our course management tool. For more information about the email system, click here. If you have questions, call 860.768.5999 or visit the Computer Support Center in the Mortensen Library. Visit the Computer Support Center website for hours of operation.
Log into the Self Service Center to confirm your registration schedule, check and pay your bills and register your car. Go to www.hartford.edu, on the horizontal tool bar at the top of the page, hover over My UHart and click on Self-Service. Click on Secure Login for Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni; your User ID is your eight-digit student ID (created when you registered) and your unique PIN should have been sent to you at your University of Hartford email address.
NOTE: The University does not send out paper bills or grade reports, so you must log into the Self-Service Center to check your grades, confirm your class schedule, and to view and pay your bills. While in self-service, you should print out a schedule to bring with you to get your Student ID (see #3) and register your car so you can get your parking permit (see #4).
Visit the Student ID office website for their hours of operation and location. To obtain a student ID, you must present proof of registration and an addtional form of ID such as a driver's license.
Parking permits must be obtained through the Department of Public Safety. To initiate the process, log onto the Self Service Center (see #2) and click on Public Safety / Parking. You must enter your vehicle information including your plate number, acknowledge that you have read "Your Car on Campus" manual (you might want to print this and keep it in your car for reference on parking regulations), and then print out a temporary parking permit. You must then go to public safety with your temporary permit and your student ID (see #2) to pick up your actual permit. The parking fee will be charged to your student account. Permits for the entire academic year (September through August) cost $75 and for one semester cost $45. If you have questions, please call Public Safety at 860.768.7985.
Books are sold in the Campus Store in the Harry Jack Gray Center. The bookstore will be open special hours during the first two weeks of the term. Bring your schedule with you so that you get the proper books for your section and course number. If you have questions, call 860.768.4801. Books can also be purchased online at www.hartford.bkstr.com.
The form can be accessed online at on the Health Services website. Part-time adult students submit Health Form 2. It is important to fill this out and return it to the University of Hartford Health Services office. This form is required by state law and must be turned in before you will be allowed to register for a second semester of classes. You should aim to comply with the requirement within one month of starting classes. Please call 860.768.6601 with any questions.
The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act is a federal law that is designed to protect the privacy of and limit access to your educational records. The University is unable to discuss details of your student account with anyone other than yourself unless you authorize us to do so. You can do this by logging into the Self Service Center and clicking on Main Menu and then the FERPA link. There you can add the names of individuals and check off which areas of your account we can discuss with them.
Federal regulations state that the University must obtain written authorization from a student in order to use excess federal financial aid to:
Students can access the Title IV authorization by logging into the Self-Service Center.