Registration Terminology

WebSTAR The University of New Orleans allows student access to admissions, financial aid, records, registration, and student financials (fees) via the World Wide Web. Access is accomplished by clicking the WebSTAR link on the UNO home page at
User ID Your User ID is your UNO LAN ID added to (i.e., and is used to access WebSTAR. If you are unsure of your LAN ID and are not a first time attendee at UNO, contact the University Computer Center (UCC) Help Desk at 504-280-4357. First time attendees will be provided this information by the Office of Admissions at the time their application is being processed. First time attendees can also get their account information by visiting and clicking on the first time user link and supplying the requested information to get their UNO LAN ID and initial password.
Password Password Your password is a computer-generated password and must be changed prior to accessing WebSTAR/LAN/Blackboard/Email. Once the password is changed it is changed for all of these systems.
Account Statement Formerly known as Schedule Confirmation/Fee Bill.
Centralized Enrollment Services A location for selected offices including the Bursar, Student Financial Aid, I.D. Cards, Parking, Registrar, Help Desk, etc., to provide a one-stop location prior to and including the first week of class for the fall and spring semesters.
Matriculation Process of moving student’s admission files electronically from the Admissions Office to the Registrar’s Office.
Permission Number In order to get into a restricted course, the academic department in which the course is offered will electronically assign permission to get into a restricted class. This permission has a time limit (normally one day). It is your responsibility to register for the course once permission is entered into the system.
Purge Schedule cancellation for non-payment of tuition or other university fees, that is, for not meeting financial obligations to the University.
Student (ID) Number A unique seven digit system assigned student identifier (example: 1234567). This number is not used to sign onto WebSTAR.
Term Activation Process of creating an active term in which students may select courses.