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 Add a new device.


  1. You will be prompted to two factor with an existing method.  You will be asked which device you want to add.  Select Security Key and click Continue.


  1. You will see instructions for enrolling the token.  With your token unplugged, click Continue.


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



Using Your Fob to Authenticate

  1. On the two factor screen, select the Security Key for the device. Click Use Security Key.

  1. After clicking the Use Security Key button, a pop up window will come up and ask you to insert your security key and touch it.

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



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