Access my new Avila account

This is important!

You MUST first login to the Avila Email System and change your password before accessing any other university resources. Please proceed to Avila Email and and change your password if you have not already done so (see section 3 below).

  1. Avila Student Computer Resources Overview
  2. Avila Employee Computer Resources Overview
  3. Avila Email
  4. How to Change Your Password
  5. MyAU Example
  6. Canvas System Notes

1. Avila Student Computer Resources Overview

As an Avila Student you will use your Avila Username and Password to access the following
Avila computer resources:

  • Campus Computers running Microsoft Windows (Including Lab PCs)
  • Avila Email (eaglemail)
  • MyAU (for class schedules and grades)
  • Library Proxy/Database Server
  • Canvas

Students, your Avila username is formatted as follows:

Username: lastname + student ID number (example: jones654321)

For New Students, your initial Avila Password is:

Password: Last 6 digits of your SSN followed by ‘@AU’ (example: 123456@AU)
International Students Password: Student ID # followed by ‘@AU’
(example: 654321@AU)

Note: Your password IS case sensitive! Also, your password will expire every semester, requiring you to select a new password periodically.

The Information Technology Services department, or the Library Staff, can assist you with your Avila Username and Password and with logging in to these Avila resources. If you have forgotten your password, please come to the Information Technology Services offices located on the lower level of O’Reilly Hall with your Student ID # or Photo ID and we will assist you.

You may also call the Information Technology Services Helpdesk at (816) 501-2900 Mon – Fri, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

2. Avila Employee Computer Resources Overview

As an Avila Employee you will use your Avila Username and Password to access the following
Avila computer resources:

  • Campus Computers running Microsoft Windows (Including Lab PCs)
  • Avila Email (eaglemail)
  • MyAU (for class schedules and grades)
  • Library Proxy/Database Server
  • Canvas

Employees, your Avila username is formatted as follows:

Username: lastname + first initial + middle initial (example: jonesjc)

For New Employees, your initial Avila Password is:

Password: Last 6 digits of your SSN followed by ‘@AU’ (example: 123456@AU)

Note: Your password IS case sensitive! Also, your password will expire every semester, requiring you
to select a new password periodically.

The Information Technology Services department, or the Library Staff, can assist you with your Avila Username and Password and with logging in to these Avila resources. If you have forgotten your password, please come to the Information Technology Services offices located on the lower level of O’Reilly Hall with your Student ID # or Photo ID and we will assist you.

You may also call the Information Technology Services Helpdesk at (816) 501-2900 Mon – Fri, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

3. Avila Email

Your Avila Email is where you will receive all official email correspondence from the University. You may also use it to communicate with your instructors and fellow students.

You will use your Avila Username and Password (See Section 1 of this document) when accessing your Avila Email account. Go to this link or click on the mail icon on the top of the Avila home page:

mail link

 

This page should come up:

webmail

4. Changing your Avila Password

You may wish to change your Avila password. You may do this by first logging in to your Avila Email (see section 3 of this document), and choosing “Change Password” from the “Options” menu. See below for an example (click images for larger view):

Options

ChangePassword

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On the top right of your screen after you log in to your Email click “Options” Click here on “Change Password.”

You will then be prompted to enter old password, then enter your new password twice.

Your new password must be at least 8 characters long. In addition, your password must contain at least 3 of the 4 following character types:

  • UPPERCASE
  • Lowercase
  • Number (0-9)
  • Symbols (!@#$%?)

Click Save button when you are done.

5. MyAU Website

MyAU is where you can access your class schedule, grades and unofficial transcript, view your tuition balance, and make online payments to your account.

You will use your Avila Username and Password (See Section 1 of this document) when accessing MyAU. Go to the LOGIN tab, on the right side of the main Avila webpage, and then click on MyAU. You will use the following screen to log in. Once you have logged into MyAU, additional help is available on the Support Resources tab.

Note: If your password is expired when you attempt to log in to MyAU, Angel or the Library Proxy Server, you will not be allowed to log in. You must first log in to your Avila email account (See Section 2 of this document) and will be prompted to select a new password. After selecting a new password you will be able to log in to your MyAU account or the Library Proxy Server. 8/26/10

MyAUhome

 

Note: there are now four more tabs (Academic, Finances, Support Resources, My Pages). If you are a student employee, there will also be an Employee Resources tab.

If you have Holds, a message will appear in the Course Schedules section above the Course Search icon. You may not Add/Drop via online registration if you have Holds. Please see the example below.

In the Support Resources tab, you will find additional handouts showing how to use the various features in MyAU.

AcademicTab

6. Canvas System Notes

The Canvas Course Management System uses your Avila Network username and password. That is the same username and password other campus resources use (Avila Email, MyAU, Avila Computers).

Student username format: lastname + StudentID# (jones11111)
Faculty username format: lastname + first initial + middle initial (jonesjj)

Click on the link at the bottom of this page to login. REMEMBER!! If you need technical assistance you can:

  1. E-mail support@avila.edu
  2. Fill out the online helpdesk web form at: http://www.avila.edu/support/
  3. Call:  Student phone support: 816-501-2900

(Monday – Thursday 8AM to 11PM, Friday 8AM to 6PM, Saturday 10AM – 5PM, Sunday 3PM to 11PM)
(Note: Canvas Support hours coincide with the Library hours on holidays and summer hours)
Canvas Administrator: 816-501-2484 (Monday – Friday 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM)

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