Microsoft Authenticator is for Students

Active Faculty and Staff will use Cisco's Duo Mobile

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is a security system which uses more than one type of authentication in order to provide account security.  Additional authentication types can include calls, text messages, security codes, or mobile applications.

Setting up MFA

When this is displayed, you are required to use MFA on your account.

You have a couple of options to choose from.  Choose either Authentication phone or Mobile app from the dropdown box.  In this example, we are going to set up Mobile app. 

You can choose to receive a pop-up notification or to enter a code generated by the the app.  In this example, we are going to set up the notification.

Click the Set up button to proceed once you choose the type of notification.

Follow the instructions provided.

When activation is complete, and you see this message, you are done.

You will then be asked to confirm that the setup has been completed.

Mobile App

Microsoft's mobile authentication app is available on the App Store of your chosen phone platform.   The icon looks like this.

Change your MFA settings 

To update or change your MFA settings, please go here: MFA Settings

Alternative login methods using the Authenticator App

  • No cell reception in the building where you are located?

  • Traveling and won't have access to your cell phone?

Check out alternative login methods that can assist you. Click here.