IT campus systems to enable 2FA – July 24

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

A notice for grad students who have "opted-in" to two-factor authentication for any of the campus enterprise systems noted below:

What is happening? Opt-in, two-factor authentication (2FA) is being enabled for campus enterprise systems. Users who have opted-in to 2FA protection for their Connect OWA or Office 365 account will now receive a 2FA prompt when they log in to Quest, Workday, LEARN, Unit4, or Concur.

When is this happening? After 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24.

What do users need to do? No action is required.

What is the impact?

On the cut-over date, users who have opted-in to 2FA protection will be challenged when they log in to Connect OWA, Office 365, Quest, Workday, LEARN, Unit4, or Concur.

  • Users who want to opt-in to protect their accounts with 2FA can enrol by visiting https://uwaterloo.ca/2fa and clicking the “Get started now” button.

Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca, ext. 44357.

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