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Okta - Initial Setup (START HERE)
Okta will be available for set up October 2-30.
October 31 Okta will replace Duo, Duo will still be used until Oct 31.
ITS recommends to have at least two security methods (devices) added to your account; you may add as many as you like. Adding your phone number to Okta is NOT a security method as texting (SMS) is not an available option.
One-time emailed or texted pass codes are not supported in Okta.
In a browser on a computer, go to https://myapps.uwlax.edu.
Enter your NetId or Email, Next.
Enter Password, Verify
NOTE: If you plan to use a YubiKey you must set up Okta Verify on a device first. No SmartPhone? See Okta Verify App Set Up (Windows or macOS)
On a Laptop or Desktop (Recommended)
Install the Okta Verify App
Enter your phone number, Receive a Code via SMS.
Enter code you received via SMS, Verify
If you receive the option to setup other items (such as listed below) it is recommended to do so.