UFS Self Service: University of the Free State Student Portal

ufs self service and ufs oracle login

UFS self service is an online portal for the students of the University of the Free State to enable them to register and perform school activities throughout their time in the university.

The University of the Free State student portal enables students to access Ufs self service, UFS blackboard (eLearn), timetables, Ufs4life emails, library, exam results, and protection services.

The student portal contains important logins such as the UFS oracle (UFS PeopleSoft).

How to log into ufs self service

  1. Click pssa.ufs.ac.za
  2. Enter your ufs student number
  3. Enter your password to log in.

Features of UFS self service

  • Student password management
  • change password
  • security questions
  • login troubles
  • Ufs student portal
  • Ufs oracle

UFS oracle

ufs peoplesoft oracle interface
UFS Oracle PeopleSoft web interface

Just like other student portal interfaces like the ITS Web Enabler Interface of some universities, the ufs self service has the UFS oracle PeopleSoft user interface which requires your user ID and password to access;

  • academic records
  • financial records
  • timetables
  • proof of registration
  • housing and residence affairs
  • Internet billing
  • Internet records and billing

NB: Internet billing applies to registered students only.

PeopleSoft applications are used by human resource departments in large corporations.
These applications include human resource management systems (HRMS), customer relationship management (CRM), financials and supply chain management (FSCM), and enterprise performance management (EPM).

Is PeopleSoft the same as Oracle?

The PeopleSoft name and product line are now marketed by Oracle. PeopleSoft Financial Management Solutions (FMS) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) are part of the same package, commonly known as Financials and Supply Chain Management (FSCM).

So whether you search for UFS PeopleSoft or UFS Oracle, it leads you to the same thing. Just log in with your credentials on the page.

How do I change my UFS password?

UFS students must change their passwords every 90 days. You will receive an email notification informing you that your password is about to expire.

You may also choose to change your password regularly for security reasons.

You will use your password to access your email, log on to the internet on campus, and even your registration on UFS PeopleSoft.

Before you change your password let’s look at the Ufs password policy in the image below. This will guide you in changing your password.

ufs password policy
Ufs oracle password policy

How to change UFS self service password

To change your password;

  1. Navigate to the UFS self service website on your web browser,
  2. Log in by typing in your UFS student number and your current password,ufs self service log in
  3. Click on the first option (Change Password…Change your current password),ufs change password
  4. Type in a new password in the New Password and Confirm Password Textboxes.ufs enter new password

Click “Change Password“. Note that previously used passwords are not allowed.

Due to the sensitive nature of your data, the password requires some complexity. Consult the password policy above for password requirements.

If a password is entered that does not meet the requirements, the system will inform you of the following dialog:

ufs password requirements-not-met

You will see the following screen whilst your password is being changed. Just be patient for it to load.

ufs password change process

If your password does meet the requirements, you will receive the following dialog, informing you that you have successfully changed your password.

ufs password changed

Click “Continue

Your password has been changed successfully. See how easy it is?

How to reset Ufs oracle password

If you have forgotten your password, click on “Forgotten Password” and follow the prompts to reset your password.

To reset your password, the University of the Free State will send an SMS message to the mobile number, or an email to your personal email address, available for your account on the UFS system.

This system will provide you with a security code required to reset your password. By clicking the Search button you give the UFS permission to send the SMS to your mobile number or the email to your personal email address.

If you experience any problems or prefer not to receive the SMS message or the email message, reference the FAQ document.

Faqs

Here are frequently asked questions on UFS Oracle, PeopleSoft, and UFS self service in general. Feel free to ask me any questions in the comment box below.

How do I reset my UFS password?

To change your password, navigate to the following website on your web browser: selfservice.ufs.ac.za. Log in by typing in your UFS student number and your current password.

Is ufs PeopleSoft the same as ufs Oracle?

The PeopleSoft name and product line are now marketed by Oracle. PeopleSoft Financial Management Solutions (FMS) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) are part of the same package, commonly known as Financials and Supply Chain Management (FSCM).

How do I check my UFS status?

To check the University of the Free State (UFS) application status got to pssa.ufs.ac.za/. Enter the User ID and Password then, click the Sign In button.

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