Colleague - FAQ

How do I access Colleague?

Colleague login screen

How do I access menus?

  1. Successfully log into Ellucian Colleague.
  2. Click Navigate at the top of the window beside the search bar.
    1. An example of the Colleague toolbar, with the Navigate button circled.
  3. Click the appropriate application (i.e. HR, CF, ST, etc.) beside 'BROWSE BY APPLICATION.'
    1. An example of the browse by application option, with an application circled.

What web browsers are supported by Colleague?

Ellucian Colleague UI 5 provides for full support of standard web browsers:

Google Chrome

Microsoft Edge


Mozilla Firefox

How do I remove the "display mixed content" message when logging into Colleague when using Internet Explorer?

Internet Explorer is not a recommended browser for Ellucian Colleague UI 5. However, if a user insists on using it, please follow these instructions to remove the mixed content message.

  1. Open IE
  2. Click on Tools – Internet Options
  3. Click on the Security tab
  4. Click Custom level…
  5. Scroll down to the “Miscellaneous” section to the “Display mixed content” title
  6. Click “Enable”
  7. Click “OK”
  8. Click “OK”

Do I need to use the VPN client to connect to colleague?

A VPN connection is required to access Ellucian Colleague.

Setup and user instructions can be found by visiting DUO Security and Colleague VPN Using Cisco AnyConnect.

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