Video Series

Need help signing in? Then check out the Student Sign in Video Tutorialfrom OpenClass

If you like an overview on how to use the OpenClass Application, then check out OpenClass` “How To In 2” video series for students.

Cannot access your OpenClass course.

If you come across a blank screen while trying to get into your OpenClass – make sure you`re opening it in either Firefox (Version 42 or 43). Internet Explorer and Chrome browsers are not fully supported..

  • Note: Chrome (version 48) will no longer allow OpenClass to work.
  • You can download FireFox version 42 from their website


OpenCourse Login Accounts

When you enroll in any OpenClass course, your student account will automatically be created by the system.

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  • Subject: “Account Activation”
  • Body: “A new account has been created for you by Pennsylvania Institute of Technology. To activate this account,…”

Your username will be your P.I.T. School E-mail Address, and the e-mail will provide a link that you need to follow to set up your password. This step has to be completed before you can access OpenClass.

Note: The P.I.T. I.T. Department cannot access or reset your OpenClass password.

If you do not see this e-mail or cannot access OpenClass, please notify your instructor no later than the first date of class.


Enrolling for OpenClass Course

When the semester begins, students will automatically be enrolled in OpenClass and the will receive an e-mail 

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  • Subject: [BULK] You have been registered in a new Course!
  • Body: You have been enrolled as a(n) Student in [Course Name] by Pennsylvania Institute of Technology. 
If you do not see this e-mail or find yourself enrolled in the OpenClass course, please notify your instructor no later than the first date of class.

To reset your OpenClass password:

  1. Click on the “Forgot your password” link on the OpenClass login page.
  2. Enter your Account Email Address (this is your PIT email address), then click “Send”
  3. OpenClass will send you an email with instructions.

If the email doesn’t arrive, then check your junk mail folder. Note: The P.I.T. I.T. Department cannot access or reset your OpenClass password. However, a link to resetting your password has been provided on the login page.



If you are having trouble with OpenClass?

  1. If you having trouble using OpenClass, then please visit the OpenClass Knowledge Base for information on utilizing the application.
  2. If you encounter a technical error which is preventing you from completing the assignment online, then contact your instructor outside of OpenClass. This is so they can be made aware of your situation and give you the proper chance to complete your assignment.