uPortal is the leading open source enterprise portal framework built by and for higher education institutions, K-12 schools and research communities. uPortal continues to evolve through contributions from its global community and is supported by resources, grants, donations, and memberships fees from academic institutions, commercial affiliates, and non-profit foundations.
uPortal is built on open standards-based technologies such as Java and XML, and enables easy, standards-based integration with authentication and security infrastructures, single sign-on secure access, campus applications, web-based content, and end user customization. uPortal can easily integrate with other enterprise systems and can be customized for specific local needs. The powerful layout management system enables a dynamic, personal view for users with multiple roles. The user experience is further enhanced and made accessible through use of the Fluid skinning system. uPortal is one of the most widely deployed open source enterprise portal frameworks, having been adopted by hundreds of higher education institutions, K-12 schools and research communities world wide
uPortal is mobile-ready for a wide variety of mobile devices! The resposive theme adapts to any sized device. Native mobile apps can easily be developed using the companion uMobile framework. This allows for easy deployment of native iPhone or Android campus apps that can include authentication, personalization and user customization.
You may download uPortal and use it on your site at no cost. Unlike our competitors, uPortal is 100% free open source software managed by Apereo. Our community has access to all releases of the uPortal software with absolutely no costs. We welcome contributions from our community of all types and sizes.
A new version of uPortal was released on December 21, 2023. This patch release addresses a CSS issue and adds some code refactors.
November 11, 2023
This version corrects an issue with permissions introduced in v5.15.0.
September 2022 - uPortal 5.12.0 is a new feature release of uPortal.
The uPortal Steering Committee welcomed three new members in June.
This is a new patch release of uPortal. It includes fixes and chores, mostly dependency updates.
Topics included a uPSC task review and Content Management Systems and uPortal
Welcome new uPortal Steering Committee members!
uPortal v5.11.0 was released on 6th of August, 2021.
In the fall of 2020, the uPortal Steering Committee held its annual representative elections.
Congratulations to the following people that were recently elected (or re-elected) to the uPortal Steering Committee.
Along with numerous fixes, this update now fully supports session-less access to uPortal REST API’s using an OpenID Connect token.
Developers met in sunny Gilbert, Arizona at the end of January to share knowledge and experience and learn the latest features in uPortal.
Thank you to our new committe members!
This webinar covered the evolution from server-side Java JSR 168 and JSR 286 portlets to client-side web components.
uPortal 5.2.3 has been released on Maven Central and GitHub.
uPortal 5.1.2 has been released on Maven Central and GitHub.
The uPortal project had a strong year from May 2017 through April 2018.
We created a new uPortal Ecosystem Intake Process. Our intention is to make it really easy for anyone in the uPortal Community to bring their projects forward for others to collaborate.
Unicon embarked on an audit to ensure that uPortal meets the Web Content Accessibility Standards AA level rating (WCAG 2.0 AA).
The uPortal Steering Committee, project committers, and uPortal adopters met virtually in early September to discuss the uPortal roadmap and plans for uPortal 5.
The following have been elected members of the uPortal Steering Committee.