Guide for Members

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Logging In

How to Enrol in a Course

Paying Online Through PayPal

Logging In

Our website is the backbone for course inform­a­tion, enrol­ments and membership.

  1. To access the member­ship database, open your web browser and type in the search box or address bar and press the Enter key.

The Adelaide U3A website will open.

Details on this page will change from time to time.

  1. Point your mouse to the Membership tab. The Members login menu item will drop down. Click it to open the UMAS Membership System.
  1. Notice the menu which appears at the left.

You can view a list of current courses by clicking on View Courses. From there you can enrol in the course(s) of your choice once you have completed the enrolment procedure and paid your member­ship fee.

  1. Click on the Login option. The login page opens.

At the bottom of the page you will see the Membership number or email box.

  1. In the box, type your email address or Membership number.
  2. Click in the Password box and enter your password.

Note the options below the login button. Don’t worry if you forget your password or member number. Use the appro­priate link to recover from your senior’s moment.

  1. Click on Login. A Welcome page opens.
  1. Note your Membership number. Write this down together with your email address and password if you need to.
  1. You can view your member­ship record by clicking View Member Details.
  2. If you want to make any changes to your member record, click Edit Member Details in the menu on the left.

The Edit Member Details page opens.

  1. Complete all the fields on the Member Details page. All fields marked with * are mandatory fields and must be completed.
  2. You can change your password on this page if you want to. This must be a minimum of 5 char­ac­ters and a maximum of 20 char­ac­ters and may contain any of the following

Upper Case: A‑Z

Lower Case: a‑z

Symbols: ~ ! @ # $ % ^ ( ) _ — + = { } [ ] ? (only these symbols are accepted)

Type your new password in the Login Password box. Enter your new password again in the Confirm Login Password box to confirm it.

You have control of your member­ship details.

  1. Once you have completed your work in the database you must logout. If your member login is left open it could allow somebody to view your details etc.
  2. Clicking on Return to Website in the menu on the left will also log you out.
  3. If you do not use the system for 20 minutes or more without logging out you will be required to login again.

How to Enrol in a Course

You don’t have to be logged in to see courses. This enables prospective members to see our offerings before deciding to join. But you must login to enrol in a course.

  1. Open our website
  2. Click Membership > Members Login.
  3. Click Login in the menu on the left.

The login page opens.

  1. Enter your Membership number or email address.
  2. Enter your password.
  3. Click Login.
  4. On the Welcome page, click View Courses in the menu.

The Select Course for (your name) page opens with instruc­tions at the top.

  1. How to navigate the course list.
  • The back­ground colour on a Course indicates its status.

White = places available

Blue = Course is full

Green = a new Course (as indicated on the Course details).

  • Courses you are already enrolled will appear in Red without a box.
  • Use the down arrow at Choose Classification to see courses by subject, eg Art, Movies.
  • Click on a column heading, eg Location, Start, to sort the list.
  • Hover the mouse pointer over a course name to see maximum numbers, numbers enrolled and wait list details.
  • Click on the name of a course to view course details.
  1. Click the box next to the Code for each course you want.
  2. Click the Confirm Selections at the top or bottom.
  1. This will take you to the Selected Courses screen where you are able to remove yourself from a course, finalise courses, and, if necessary, an invoice. will be created.

If the selected course is full you will be put on a waitlist.

  1. Once you are satisfied with your course selection, click the button.
  2. You will be returned to the Member Details page where your enrol­ments and subscrip­tions (if applic­able) are shown in the Enrolments and subscrip­tions (Current) area at the bottom.
  1. If there are multiple enrol­ments they may not show. Click the down arrow next to Please select and choose to see more.
  2. You can print the details by clicking the Print Enrolments button at the top.

Note: If you have been waitl­isted a message will be displayed on the screen, Click OK to proceed.

If at any time you no longer want to be in a course you need to contact the Office so that they can cancel your enrolment.

Paying Online Through PayPal

  1. If you have an invoice to pay it will appear in the Enrolments and subscrip­tions (Current) details area. This is where you will find the button marked Pay Invoice.
  1. If a payment is due click on Pay Invoice. You’ll see the following message. Click OK.
  1. An Invoice appears in a new browser window listing the course(s) in which you are provi­sion­ally enrolled, the start dates and the amount owing. You ares not enrolled in a course until payment is received. You can Print this page.

You can pay this online using PayPal which is safe and secure. If you do not have a PayPal account, you can pay using your credit or debit card.

  1. Click Submit Payment.
  2. The following page opens.

This sends you to PayPal.

  1. If you have a PayPal account you can use that or you can pay with a card as a PayPal guest.
  1. To pay as a PayPal guest, click on Pay with a card to use your credit or debit card.
  2. The following page appears. Enter the relevant details and click Pay Now.
  1. If everything is OK, click Pay Now.
  2. The Payment Complete widow opens. Print this page as your record of payment.
  1. When you have paid, please ensure that you click on the Return to Seller’s Website button to ensure that your payment is updated in our records. Please print a copy of the invoice for your records.
  2. Your Member Details page shows the invoice as having been paid.
  3. You can also pay your invoice at the U3A Adelaide Office (9:00am ‑3:30pm weekdays) with a credit or debit card, or by cash or cheque.

Your enrolment is provi­sional and will not be confirmed until you pay any outstanding invoice.

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