Knowledgebase: eClass Basics
Accessing eClass Courses
Follow these steps when you are first attempting to access eClass:

Verify Internet Browser Compatibility

To  begin, please ensure you are using a compatible internet browser. For best results, we recommend using the latest versions of Firefox or Chrome. The latest version of Firefox can be downloaded for free at and Chrome is available at

Please note that no versions of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge are recommended for use with eClass.

Log into eClass

To access Moodle, go to and click on the eClass link found on the top navigation bar or access the direct link at

You will be brought to the eClass Portal page prompting you to login to eClass. Click on 'University of Alberta Courses' for all Bear Tracks and Faculty of Extension courses. You can also use the link in the left hand column to verify that your browser is acceptable for eClass.

View of the eClass Portal

Next, enter your CCID (Campus Computing ID) and password in the campus SSO portal. Make sure that your CCID is entered using only lowercase letters.

*Note: If you do not have a CCID or require any changes to your UAlberta account and other central services such as BearTracks or GMail, please contact IST Helpdesk at (780) 492-9400 or You can also visit their website at

To learn how to navigate eClass, view the following article: Navigating eClass.

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