Handbook at The University of West Georgia

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MyUWG

Introduction to MyUWG

MyUWG is your gateway to many of the web based accounts or services you'll use here at UWG. Services like your Email, Banweb and CourseDen are simply clicks away after logging into MyUWG. This orientation exercise is designed to guide you through your first access.

Remember, EMAIL is the OFFICIAL means of communication for UWG. BE SURE you understand how to access MyUWG which provides access to your email center.

STEP 1. To access MyUWG, your browser should be directed to http://myuwg.westga.edu .
 
 
STEP 2. Click on "How do I get a user name and password?"

STEP 3.  At the resulting page, Enter your STUDENT ID NUMBER then click "Search". 
 
The results will display your correct user id and provide the formula * for your password. You may wish to write down your user name. This is also the prefix for your email address.

STEP 4.  Once you have your login information, click "Return to Portal" to return to the login page.
 
STEP 5.  Log in by entering your user id and password and clicking "Log In ".


 
 
STEP 6.  After successfully logging into myUWG, follow the instructions below to print your schedule.


 
 1) Click the BanWeb Tab.
 
2) Click Student Services & Financial Aid.
 
3) Click Registration and Fee Payment.
 
4) Click Student Detail Schedule.
 
5) The Term "Fall Semester 2006 (View Only)" should be shown. If it is not, select it from the pulldown menu.
 
6) Click Submit.
 
7) Your schedule should be displayed. To print a copy, go to the File menu & select Print.
 
8) At the bottom of the Schedule page, click View Fee Assessment.
 
9) A copy of your bill is displayed. To print a copy, go to the File menu & select Print .
 
(*SOMEONE WILL BRING YOUR PRINT OUTS TO YOU AS WE MOVE ON TO STEP 7.)
 
STEP 7.  Be sure to explore the many tabs and channels that MyUWG has to offer. You'll notice at the top left there is a link called "My Account". Use this link to change your password and your session time out properties. 

The Main tab is your entry page. This is where you'll find important announcements, quick access to email, as well as news and campus events.
 
The My Campus tab contains campus information including library access, policies, student resources, and a helpful department search.
 
The News & Events channel is your source for the latest campus headlines and details on campus events.
 
The My Courses tab will contain a list of the courses you are taking as well as important course related information and links to distance education information.
 
The BanWeb tab is a key area for MyUWG. BanWeb allows you register and drop classes (at specific times), manage your payments or financial aid as well as many other vital tasks.
 
The Support tab contains technical support information and resources for the general technology used on campus. This includes email, web publishing, ResNet, etc. 
 

STEP 8.  Be sure to exit MyUWG by clicking "Log Out" near the top right.