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School Portal Login

Incoming Freshmen and Transfers: Your login to the School Portal will be available by late July.

Students/Parents/Employees: Your Portal login user name and password are now the same as your My BackPack login. Your 2016-17 (or earlier) School Portal login is no longer valid.

For more information, see Login Instructions on this page.

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Login Instructions

Each individual has his or her own School Portal username and password.


Incoming Families (Freshmen and Transfers)

Welcome to the Ursuline family! All information relevant to your entry into Ursuline is conveniently located on the New Students Page.

Your School Portal login information will be provided by late July.

Parents and Students

Your 2016-17 School Portal login is no longer valid. Your Portal login is now the same as your My BackPack login. If you do not recall your My Backpack user name or password, go to the My BackPack login page and click "I Forgot My User Name/Password" (fastest method for help). Once you have retrieved your user name and password, return to the School Portal and enter that information to log in. If you need to contact a UA staff member for additional assistance, visit the "Login Help" tab at the bottom of this page.


Alumnae

Coming soon... Ursuline's new online Alumnae Directory and Class Group Pages will be published this fall. Logins required to access the Directory and Group pages will be provided by email to alumnae at that time. All other Ursuline website content is available now without login. If you are currently not receiving email from Ursuline Academy and wish to receive future messages, please contact aauletta@ursulinedallas.org.

Ursuline Employees

To log in to the School Portal, employees must use their My Backpack user name and password. For help resetting your My Backpack user name and password, visit the Technology Help Desk in the French Family Center.

Board Members

For members of the Academy Board of Trustees, Foundation Board, and Alumnae Board: your user name will be provided to you by email.

Online Resources & Login Help

School Portal

What Is the School Portal?

The School Portal is a communication tool containing the following:

  • Master Calendar - including class rotation, school events, major deadlines, and holidays
  • Searchable School Directories
    • Parent-Student Directory (note: information populated on this directory is populated by your Biography information in My BackPack)
    • Faculty-Staff Directory
  • Forms, Downloads, and Links

Who Uses the School Portal?

  • Each student and parent has his/her own username and password.
  • The Portal login user name and password are the same as your My BackPack login.

Login Help

To get automated help retrieving or resetting your user name and password, go to the login page of My BackPack and click on "I forgot my User Name/Password." Then follow on-screen instructions and subsequent instructions you will receive in a password-reset email. Once you retrieve (or reset) your user name and password on My BackPack, you will need to return to the School Portal and enter that information on School Portal login screen. If you need additional assistance with your login for the School Portal, contact Shanna Housley.

Go to the School Portal

My BackPack

What Is My BackPack?

My BackPack is a utility and transaction tool containing the following:

  • Course schedules
  • Grades and report cards
  • Parent-Student Directory
  • Attendance and discipline records
  • Billing and payment records

Who Uses My BackPack?

  • Each student and parent has his/her own username and password.
  • Your user name and password for My BackPack are also used to log into the School Portal and Magnus.

Login Help

To get automated help retrieving or resetting your user name and password, go to the login page of My BackPack and click on "I forgot my User Name/Password." Then follow on-screen instructions and subsequent instructions you will receive in a password-reset email. If you need additional assistance with your login for My BackPack, contact Shanna Housley.

Go to My BackPack

Naviance

What Is Naviance?

Naviance is a utility tool used to manage the following:

Who Uses Naviance?

  • Each student and parent has his/her own username and password.

Login Help

To get automated help retrieving or resetting your user name and password, go to the login page of Naviance and click on "I forgot my password." Then follow on-screen instructions and subsequent instructions you will receive in a password-reset email. If you need additional assistance with your login for Naviance, contact your daughter's personal counselor.

Go to Naviance

Blackboard

What Is Blackboard?

Blackboard is the online community for students and teachers:

  • Daily announcements
  • Class materials and assignments
  • Club and class announcements
  • Library database log-ins
  • CAVE (technology) information
  • Advisory information
  • Honors applications
  • Students may turn in assignments to the “digital drop box.”

Who Uses Blackboard?

  • Each student and teacher has his/her own username and password.
  • Parents do not have logins for Blackboard.
  • Students receive their login information during orientation.

Login Help

For login assistance, students should go to the Technology Suite student help desk in the French Family Center.

Go to Blackboard

Magnus Health

What Is Magnus Health?

Ursuline Academy uses an online database called Magnus Health SMR (Student Medical Record). This secure web-based system houses school-related forms, including:

  • Immunization Form needed for new families to complete enrollment
  • Athletic forms required for all team sports participation (including cheer and Rangerettes)

  • Over-the-counter medication forms
  • Consent to treat, and other health forms

Login Help

To get automated help retrieving or resetting your user name and password, go to the login page of My BackPack and click on "I forgot my User Name/Password." Then follow on-screen instructions and subsequent instructions you will receive in a password-reset email. If you need additional assistance with your login for My BackPack, contact Shanna Housley.

Go to Magnus Health

Ravenna

What is Ravenna?

The Ursuline Academy of Dallas Admissions Department uses Ravenna, a web-based service for online applications for admission. Applicants create Ravenna accounts during the application process. Here are the activities that are part of a Ravenna account:

  • Application for Academy admission
  • Admission event registration (such as Open House)
  • Transcripts
  • Recommendations
  • Scheduling applicant interviews

Who Uses Ravenna?

  • Each family has one account
  • Ravenna accommodates multiple children applying to multiple schools with a single account for an entire family. If you have already created a Ravenna account for another school (and/or child), please use that existing Ravenna account and add our school and/or another child.

Login Help

To get automated help retrieving or resetting your user name and password, go to the login page of Ravenna and click on "Forgot Your Password?". Then follow on-screen instructions and subsequent instructions you will receive in a password-reset email. If you need additional assistance with your login for Ravenna, contact help@ravennasolutions.com.

Learn More about Ravenna and Academy Admissions

Login Help

Login help is available through automated processes on Ursuline's online resources (except Blackboard) by clicking links for forgotten user names and/or passwords on the login screens. For the quickest resolution of your login problem, please use these automated process.

If you need further assistance, please contact the following:

Note: your login for the School Portal, My Backpack, and Magnus Health are the same.