New student flowchart

Step 1: Log in to your email account

  • Look for an email from Coursera with the subject line “ACTION NEEDED…” 
  • Can’t find the email? Check your junk/spam mail
  • Open the email and click the blue “Link My Coursera Account” button
 Link you Coursera account" - update

Step 2: Log in with your CU IdentiKey

  • Click on the blue “Log in with University of Colorado Boulder” button
  • Log in with your CU IdentiKey and password
Screenshot of Coursera's login page - update Screenshot of a login page where students need to log in with their CU identikey and password

Step 3: Coursera account

  • If you have an existing Coursera account, click on the blue “Link existing account” button
  • If you don’t have a Coursera account, type in your email address, put in a password then click on the blue “Set Coursera Password” button
Configure your Coursera account by clicking on the "link existing account" or type in your CU email to set up your Coursera account

Step 4: Coursera platform

  • You will be sent to the degree home page
Click on the "Check it out" button on the Coursera degree home page

Still having trouble linking your account?