How to enroll and use a Two Factor device (fob) to authenticate

A fob is a small USB device that you can use as a second authentication device.  These can be purchased at or on Amazon.  Below are the instructions for enrolling your device as a two factor device and using it to authenticate.  


Self-Enroll Hardware Token

  1. While off campus, two factor will not be required on campus, go to  
  2. Log in with your credentials.  When the two factor prompt appears, click Other options.


  1. Click Manage devices.

  1. You will be prompted to two factor with an existing method.  Then click Add a device.


  1. Select Security key from the list of device options.

  1.  Click Continue.

  1. A pop-up window will appear.  Follow the instructions (insert token and press the button when asked).

  1. You will be informed that your security key is added.  Click Continue.


Using Your Fob to Authenticate

  1. On the two factor screen, the Security Key will be the two factor option selected by default, so you should not need to do anything to select that option.
  2. You will be prompted to insert and touch your fob.

  1. This will complete two factor with your two factor fob.



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