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Introducing Okta Verify: UWGB's New MFA Platform

Posted: 2024-03-04 07:45:00   Expiration: 2024-05-16 16:30:00

UW-Green Bay is excited to introduce Okta Verify as the new multi-factor authentication (MFA) system for all students and staff. This new platform replaces DUO and Microsoft Authenticator, streamlining our security processes and offering a more integrated experience.

Greetings, Phoenix Family!

We're thrilled to announce that UW-Green Bay is taking a significant step forward in enhancing our digital security and user experience. Okta Verify is now the new standard for multi-factor authentication (MFA) on our campus. Designed with simplicity and security in mind, Okta Verify aims to provide a seamless and secure access experience for all our students and staff.

Why the Switch to Okta Verify?

  • Streamlined Experience Across Campus: With Okta Verify, everyone at UW-Green Bay—whether you're faculty, staff, or a student—will use the same platform for authentication. This means easier training, a quicker learning curve, and enhanced user satisfaction.

  • Enhanced Security, Simplified: Keeping your accounts secure shouldn't be complicated. Okta Verify maintains high security standards while being accessible and straightforward for users of all technical backgrounds.

  • Seamless Integration with University Systems: Okta Verify works smoothly with various university systems and applications, ensuring that accessing the resources you need is more integrated than ever.

Getting Started with Okta Verify

Setting up your Okta Verify is easy and only takes a few minutes. Follow our step-by-step guide to get started: Okta Verify - Setup Guide.

This guide includes everything you need to know about Okta Verify, from the basics of MFA at UW-Green Bay to logging in and troubleshooting. Plus, for those needing a bit of extra help, our guide on clearing browser cache and cookies can ensure a smooth setup process.

Need Help?

If you encounter any issues or have questions about Okta Verify, the GBIT Service Desk is here to help! We're located at IS 1150, and our Semester hours are 7:45a-6:30p Mon-Thu, 7:45a-4:30p Fri. You can also reach us by phone at 920-465-2309. Remember, our operating hours change during Winter, Spring, and Summer breaks to 7:45a-4:30p Mon-Fri.

Let's embrace this change together and continue to make UW-Green Bay a secure and welcoming community for all. Welcome to the future of campus security with Okta Verify!

-- UW Green Bay: Hunter Chrisman