UP Portal: University of Pretoria Student Portal Login and Guide

UP portal is a student portal for students of the University of Pretoria to log in to perform important academic activities.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to log in as a new and existing student, change password and set up your up student portal profile.

How to access the UP Portal

As a student, you should sign in via upnet.up.ac.za with the ‘u’username assigned to you. The ‘u’username relates to the number (EMPLID) printed on your student card. For example, if the EMPLID printed on your student card is “10214562”, the username you should use to sign in is “u10214562”.

UP portal login

As a person who applied for study at University of Pretoria (applicant), you would have received a letter from the university, informing you of a username to sign on to the UP Portal.

Don’t forget to add the “u” before the student number.

If you lost or forgotten this username, contact the IT Help Desk (0124203051, [email protected]), providing the EMPLID (occasionally referred to as ‘Student Number’) which appears on all correspondence you would have received from the University.

University of Pretoria uses an EMPLID (“Enterprise-wide Master Personal Identity Descriptor”), assigned to an individual, as a unique identifier for that person across all computerized systems.

On UP Portal sign in, your EMPLID is displayed at the top-right of the UP student Portal display below your name. The image below illustrates the position of the EMPLID display.

UP student portal dashboard

UP New Students login