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Pinned Article How to Register for Multi Factor Authentication and Self-Service Password Reset

New UFV Employees and Students will be prompted complete this combined registration, which offers two benefits: SSPR (self service password reset), and MFA (multi factor authentication).

Pinned Article Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) at UFV

Start here to learn about multi-factor authentication (MFA) at UFV.

Local Admin Rights

The IT Security team has made several strategic enhancements to enhance Windows workstation security. Workstations are often targeted by adversaries using malicious websites, emails or removable media. With new applications, features, and cloud services being delivered, we are updating to ensure we can all continue to safely use these new resources.

MFA: Multi Factor Authentication FAQ

Learn how multi factor authentication (MFA) works to secure your UFV account.

Passwords & Password Managers

A quick guide on using a password manager to secure your account passwords.

Secure your UFV Account

This article will guide you through the basics of securing your UFV account; either as a periodic review or if you are concerned someone else may have accessed your account. From creating strong passwords to understanding multi-factor authentication (MFA), you can ensure your account and data remains safe.

Setup External Remote Desktop Connections

How to setup and access the new Remote Desktop Gateway using the Microsoft Authenticator App as additional verification.

Reset Your UFV Email Account Password - SSPR for Student and Employee

Instructions for employees or students to reset your own password if you are locked out of your account or forget your password.

M365 Sign In Errors

These errors may present when you sign in to M365 services with your UFV account. If you encounter an error, read this article to find out what to do about it.

MFA: Setup Microsoft Authenticator App

The Microsoft Authenticator app helps you sign in to your accounts when you're using multi-factor authentication (MFA). The Authenticator App works without cell service, and it's free on iOS and Android.

Review Your Recent UFV Sign-in Activity

It's easy to check your UFV account sign-in history. Reviewing your sign-in history helps you to check for unusual activity.

MFA: Verify, Update, or Reset Multi-Factor Authentication

How to check fi you are registered for MFA, and what to do if you lose access to your MFA verification methods (e.g., lost phone).

MFA: Security Keys (FIDO2)

A security key is a device that plugs into a USB port on your computer, and can be used to verify multi factor authentication (MFA) or for passwordless sign in. Use this option if you do not have a mobile device or do not want to use your mobile device.

MFA: Temporary Access Pass

Students and employees are required to use multi-factor authentication (MFA) to verify their identity when signing in to UFV services - either with a phone or security key. If you don't have access to your MFA method (e.g. lost phone, traveling), we can generate a temporary access pass for you to use instead. A temporary access pass is a temporary passcode that lets you verify your identity when signing in, instead of your usual MFA method.