University of California - Irvine: Single Sign-on Account Setup

 

TOP HAT SINGLE SIGN-ON STEPS

Good news! You can now use your school credentials to log into Top Hat. In order to use your school credentials, you’ll first need to ensure that your Top Hat account is associated correctly. It only takes a few steps!

Access the Top Hat web site

  • From a web browser, go to Top Hat and select your school from the drop-down menu
  • You will be notified to log in with your school credentials - Click the "LOGIN" button to proceed
      
  • You will then be directed to the UCInetID login page - Log in with your UC-Irvine credentials

     

  • After entering your information you will be redirected back to the Top Hat login page where you will have two options to select from

     

If you have not yet created a Top Hat account

  • Select "Continue Creating a new account"
  • NOTE: This option is for users who do NOT yet have a Top Hat account and are registering for the first time
  • You will automatically be taken through the Top Hat account creation steps
  • When creating your Top Hat account you will encounter the following screen:

     

  • Complete the registration steps to finalize your account
  • Your email and username will be auto-populated - you cannot edit these fields
  • The password you create is ONLY for logging into the Top Hat mobile app Using the mobile app is optional, but a password must be created in order to complete the registration process
  • Once completed you will be redirected to the Top Hat course lobby.  Going forward you will only have to complete steps 1-2 in order to log into Top Hat from your browser

If you have previously created a Top Hat account

  • Select "Update with an existing account"
  • NOTE: This option is for users who ALREADY have a Top Hat account and need to associate their account to their UC-Irvine account
  • After selecting this option you must log into Top Hat with your existing Top Hat user credentials.  This will automatically associate your Top Hat account to your UC-Irvine credentials
  • Once completed you will be redirected to the Top Hat course lobby.  Going forward you will only have to complete steps 1-2 in order to log into Top Hat from your browser

NEED HELP?

The Top Hat Support Team is available to assist!  They can be reached by emailing support@tophat.com or by calling (888) 663-5491 (ext. 1)  Please do not hesitate to reach out if you need assistance.

We wish you all the best for the term!

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