Online Education

  • Log in to Illinois Compass +

    How do I log in to Illinois Compass?

    Go to https://compass2g.illinois.edu and log in with your NetID and Active Directory Password. To find out how to obtain your NetID, visit Your NetID page via CITES.

    Note: Your Active Directory Password may be different from your NetID password. To learn more about Active Directory Password, visit Accounts and Password page via CITES.

    Why didn't my NetID and Active Directory Password let me log in to Illinois Compass?

    You may have not yet set your Active Directory Password. To set, reset, or change your active directory password, go to CITES Password Manager. Additionally, check out the Frequently Asked Questions regarding the UIUC Active Directory. If you still cannot log in to Illinois Compass after resetting or changing your password, contact the CITES Help Desk.

  • Launch Your Course in Illinois Compass +

    Where can I find my course?

    After logging in to Illinois Compass, you should be able to find your course listed under "Course list" on the Illinois Compass home screen. (See Figure: Course List Module on Illinois Compass Homepage.)

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    Figure: Course List Module on Illinois Compass Homepage

    Which browser should I use to Launch Illinois Compass?

    Illinois Compass is currently powered by Blackboard Learn. Before you begin with your course, make sure you are viewing the course with a supported browser and that your browser is properly configured to use Blackboard.

    1. Visit Blackboard Help for a list of supported browsers
    2. Use the "Test your browser" button under "Browser Test" on the Illinois Compass home screen to check your browser configuration. (See Figure: Browser Test Module on Illinois Compass Homepage.)

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    Figure: Browser Test Module on Illinois Compass Homepage

     

  • Get Help on Using Illinois Compass +

    Where can I get help on using Illinois Compass?

    For links to helpful text-based and video tutorials on using Illinois Compass, see Illinois Compass: Student Resources page via CITES. If you need further help using Illinois Compass, contact the CITES Help Desk.

     

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If none of the FAQ above solved your technical problem, submit a student technology support request help request to our education support staff. We are happy to work with you and answer any question you may have.