UM Learn

UM Learn is University of Manitoba’s learning management system (LMS) and is used to support the delivery of face-to-face, online and blended courses. UM Learn is a solution used to distribute course materials, collect assignments, deliver quizzes/surveys, and has advanced grading capabilities including rubrics and a gradebook.


What’s New

  • UM Learn Login Changed
    Please use your UM email address instead of your UMNetID to log in to UM Learn. On the new UM Learn login page, click the UM Learn Login button (Figure 1) and you will be taken to the new login page (Figure 2). If you require further login assistance, visit the UM Learn Resources Page.…

Frequently Asked Questions

Instructors

How do I log in to UM Learn?

How do I log in to UM Learn? (www.umlearn.ca)

  1. Click on UM Learn Login button.
  2. On the new login page, enter your UM email address.
  3. Enter your password.
  4. Click Sign in or press Enter.

What do I do if my account is disabled?

If your account is disabled, you will need to follow the instructions on how to claim your UMNetID.

How do I access my course(s) in UM Learn?

To access your course in UM Learn:

  1. Log in to UM Learn (www.umlearn.ca) using your email address and password.
  2. Scroll down the page until you see the “My Courses” widget where each course is represented by an image.
  3. If needed, click “List all courses” to see courses that do not appear in the list.
  4. Further, if you need to search, you can use the Advanced Search option to find the course.
  5. Once you find the course, click on the image or course name to access the course.

Detailed instructions and screenshots for course access are available on UM Learn (log in required).

What do I do if I forgot my email address or password?

If you have forgotten your email address or password, you will need to contact the IST Service Desk (204-474-8600 or servicedesk@umanitoba.ca) to request a password reset.

Who do I contact if I have questions about UM Learn?

If you require assistance using UM Learn, please contact the IST Service Desk (204-474-8600 or servicedesk@umanitoba.ca). If the technician is unable to answer your question, it will be forwarded on to the Learning Technologies team at the Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning to be addressed.

Can I merge (cross list) two or more sections of the same course together?

Yes! Crosslisting (merging), in UM Learn, allows two or more courses (sections of student enrolments) to be brought together under one course offering page. Click here for instructions on how to do this.

Can I add a Teaching Assistant, Grader/Marker or Liaison Librarian to a course in UM Learn?

Yes! Directions on how to do this are found in the Support section on UM Learn (log in required).

How do I access my courses?

Here are the step by step instructions on how to access your course(s) in UM Learn:

  1. On the UM Learn homepage, scroll down to the bottom of the page, to the “My Courses” widget.
  2. Click on the course you wish to access by clicking on the image or the name of the course.
  3. The number in the orange box indicates the number of activities in tools that need your attention. For example, assignments folder submission, new comment/post on a discussion forum, new enrollments, etc.
  4. If you have more than twelve courses, you will need to click on “View All Courses” to view and/or filter to the course you are looking for.

Note: Courses are sorted in the following order (unless manually pinned to the top):

  1. Current courses;
  2. Upcoming courses; and
  3. Past courses.

What do I do if my courses do not appear in the “My Courses” widget?

If you are not seeing a course that you expect to see in the My Courses widget in UM Learn, you will need to take the following steps:

  1. Confirm that you are enrolled in the course in Aurora:
    1. Students who are enrolled in a course in Aurora, but do not see the course in UM Learn will need to contact the Service Desk (204-474-8600 or servicedesk@umanitoba.ca) to resolve the issue.
    2. Instructors who are do not see the course in UM Learn will need to confirm with their department that they have been enrolled in the course as instructor in Aurora. If that has been confirmed and the course is still not visible, please contact the Service Desk (204-474-8600 or servicedesk@umanitoba.ca).

How can I email students from UM Learn?

The easiest and safest way to email students from UM Learn is to use the “Email Classlist” button found under “Communication” à “Classlist and Email”. Click here for detailed instructions on how to do this.

A student tells me that s/he has dropped my course – can I unenroll them from my course in UM Learn?

No. Student enrollments are managed by Aurora – if a student is showing up in the course in UM Learn, but claims to have dropped the course, s/he must contact the IST Service Desk who can confirm their enrollment status and edit as necessary.

How do I request a course to be created (one that is not using Banner/Aurora or FlexReg)?

You can request the creation of a course shell in UM Learn for courses that are not linked to Banner/Aurora or FlexReg. Complete the form found here and send it to the IST Service Desk (servicedesk@umanitoba.ca).

What are the technical requirements for UM Learn?

Your course (online or blended delivery) is offered through UM Learn and employs a number of different technologies that require a modern computer and internet access. Verify that you can meet these technical requirements prior to course registration:

  • Access to UM Learn
  • Computer with Windows 8, 10, or Mac OS 10.11+
    • Latest version of either Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge web browsers.
    • JavaScript and cookies enabled.
    • Adobe Flash Player version 26 or greater installed.
  • Run a system check at to verify that you system is configured properly.
  • Must be able to install and run Respondus Lockdown Browser – used for secure online testing, in some courses.
  • Broadband internet access (minimum bandwidth of 512 Kbps)
  • Student Connectivity Recommendations (.PDF)
  • Speakers or headphones.
  • Microphone.
  • Some courses require the use of a printer and scanner for assessments.

Learners

How do I log in to UM Learn?

How do I log in to UM Learn? (www.umlearn.ca)

  1. Click on UM Learn Login button.
  2. On the new login page, enter your UM email address.
  3. Enter your password.
  4. Click Sign in or press Enter.

What do I do if my account is disabled?

If your account is disabled, you will need to follow the instructions on how to claim your UMnetID on the IST page.

How do I access my course(s) in UM Learn?

To access your course in UM Learn:

  1. Log in to UM Learn (www.umlearn.ca) using your email address and password.
  2. Scroll down the page until you see the “My Courses” widget where each course is represented by an image.
  3. If needed, click “List all courses” to see courses that do not appear in the list.
  4. Further, if you need to search, you can use the Advanced Search option to find the course.
  5. Once you find the course, click on the image or course name to access the course.

Detailed instructions and screenshots for course access are available on UM Learn (log in required).

What do I do if I forgot my email address or password?

If you have forgotten your email address or password, you will need to contact the IST Service Desk (204-474-8600 or servicedesk@umanitoba.ca) to request a password reset.

Who do I contact if I have questions about UM Learn?

If you require assistance using UM Learn, please contact the IST Service Desk (204-474-8600 or servicedesk@umanitoba.ca). If the technician is unable to answer your question, it will be forwarded on to the Learning Technologies team at the Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning to be addressed.

What do I do if my courses do not appear in the “My Courses” widget?

If you are not seeing a course that you expect to see in the My Courses widget in UM Learn, you will need to take the following steps:

Confirm that you are enrolled in the course in Aurora:

1. Students who are enrolled in a course in Aurora, but do not see the course in UM Learn will need to contact the Service Desk (204-474-8600 or servicedesk@umanitoba.ca) to resolve the issue.

2. Instructors who are do not see the course in UM Learn will need to confirm with their department that they have been enrolled in the course as instructor in Aurora. If that has been confirmed and the course is still not visible, please contact the Service Desk (204-474-8600 or servicedesk@umanitoba.ca).

What are the technical requirements for UM Learn?

Your course (online or blended delivery) is offered through UM Learn and employs a number of different technologies that require a modern computer and internet access. Verify that you can meet these technical requirements prior to course registration:

  • Access to UM Learn
  • Computer with Windows 8, 10, or Mac OS 10.11+
    • Latest version of either Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge web browsers.
    • JavaScript and cookies enabled.
    • Adobe Flash Player version 26 or greater installed.
  • Run a system check at to verify that you system is configured properly.
  • Must be able to install and run Respondus Lockdown Browser – used for secure online testing, in some courses.
  • Broadband internet access (minimum bandwidth of 512 Kbps)
  • Student Connectivity Recommendations (.PDF)
  • Speakers or headphones.
  • Microphone.
  • Some courses require the use of a printer and scanner for assessments.
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