Announcing Expanded Remote Access to UpToDate

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Remote access to UpToDate is now available to everyone affiliated with the University of Virginia, meaning you can use UpToDate in the office, clinic, home, hospital, or anywhere there is an Internet connection.    By setting up a personal account with UpToDate, you will be able to use a mobile app, track CME, and view your search history.  If you don’t wish to create an account, UpToDate is available from remote sites using a web browser and NetBadge authentication through the Library’s website.

Instructions for Creating a Personal Account

Using an on Grounds computing network (Cavalier, HSCS-wireless, or UVA Ethernet), access UpToDate from either the library’s home page ( or  Create an account by clicking on the Log In/Register button at the top right of the page.

The UpToDate Mobile App is available on iOS (iPhone, iPad), Android, and Windows8 platforms. Download the free app from the App Store, Play Store, or Windows Store, and then enter your account information.

Note: In order to maintain remote access via your mobile device, UpToDate requires that you authenticate your UpToDate account at least once every 30 days.  Here are the two ways that UpToDate offers for authentication:

  1. Use an on Grounds computing networkopen a browser and navigate to “”. Once there, simply click the log in link and enter your UpToDate user name and password.
  2. Use your UpToDate Mobile App in an on Grounds Wi-Fi network (Cavalier, HSCS-wireless). The Mobile App will recognize that you are onsite and complete the verification process.

For additional assistance with setting up your UpToDate account, please refer to our instruction page at

Funding support for UpToDate provided by the School of Medicine.

Questions?  Please call the library service desk at 434-924-5444 or email

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