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Prerequisites to using myUnisa

After receiving confirmation from the university that you are a registered Unisa student, you must do the following to become part of the myUnisa learning community:

  • Claim your myLife e-mail account before you join myUnisa.
  • Go to http://my.unisa.ac.za and click on the “Join myUnisa” link.
  • Complete the verification process. (Please read ALL the instructions on the screen.)


Claim myLife Email Account
NB: You must have claimed your myLife email account and set it up for use before joining myUnisa. Emails from the myUnisa system will only be sent to valid myLife email accounts. myLife accounts are available to all registered Unisa students.  Go to the myUnisa website at http://my.unisa.ac.za and click on the “Claim myLife Email” link in the left navigation to start the process.

Complete Join myUnisa process
Before you can use myUnisa you must complete a join process and allocate a password for yourself. Please note that this is a four step process and it is imperative that you complete all the relevant fields and read all the instructions and notes on the various screens as you proceed.