myUNISA explained

I will be explaining how to use the myUNISA website and highlight some little known features that are super helpful.

myUNISA screenshot

1This is where you log in using your student number/user id and password.
You receive a student number when you apply at UNISA.
You create a password by clicking on ‘Claim UNISA Login’ in section 2.

2This is the main menu of myUNISA. We will discuss each option in detail.

Claim myUNISA Login

This allows you to claim your myUNISA login once you have a student number.

claim myunisa login

Forgotten myUNISA Password

This allows you to request a new myUNISA password.

forgotten myunisa password


The accessibility page is for persons using adaptive technology.

accessibility help

Student Affairs

Catering to student development, funding and disabilities.

myunisa student affairs

Learner Support

Outlines all the facilities and resources available to students at UNISA’s regional centres.

Learner support

Bursaries & Loans

Information about NSFAS,Funza Lushaka and other funding opportunities .

Jobs & scholarships

Websites and scholarships that are available.

jobs and scholarships

Prescribed Books

Find out which books are prescribed for your modules.

prescribed books

Official Booksellers

Bookshops that are UNISA approved.

Official Booksellers


Everything you need to know regarding assignments.



Everything you need to know regarding examinations.

unisa examinations


Everything you need to know regarding graduations.

Unisa graduations


Buy second hand textbooks from other students or sell your own.


Forgotten Student Number?

Use this feature if you have forgotten your student number.

Forgotten student number

SRC and Student Associations

Everything you need to know about UNISA SRC and Student Associations .

SRC and Student Associations


News about UNISA Radio, events and stories.

Unisa Radio


Subsidised Internet, Laptop and Tablet deals.

e Solutions

3This is the news section of myUNISA. You can find important notices from UNISA, special offers and social media links here.

That concludes the MyUNISA tutorial.

Please let me know if I’ve missed anything.

Last Updated: 6 October 2016