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Distance Education Student Services: Getting Started


Welcome, distance education students! Distance education includes students who don't regularly attend classes on the University of Portland's main campus, such as:

This guide is intended to give you an overview of resources and services available to you through the Clark Library.  If you have any questions about accessing library resources, please don't hesitate to contact us!

Getting Started

All that you need to access the library is:

  • A device with an internet connection
  • Your UP network username and password (the same as you use for MoodlePilotsUP, etc.)

If you experience any issues with accessing online resources, see the Tips for Off-Campus Access, call the Research Desk at 503-943-7788 or email

Ask Us

Ask Now

Research Desk Phone:
1.800.841.8261 x7788


Meet with a Librarian

Technology Help

For questions about UP email, Moodle, PilotsUP, or your UP network username and password, contact the Information Services Help Desk at 503-943-7000 (1-800-227-4568 x7000).

Forgot your password?
Reset your password online or contact the Help Desk. | 503.943.7111 or 800.841.8261 | 5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, OR 97203-5798 | © 2017 University of Portland, All Rights Reserved