Two-factor authentication requires users to provide two proofs of their identity when logging in, which increases security for U-M web-based resources. To find out how to get an MToken, see Obtaining, Activating and Using an MToken (S4394).
Two-factor authentication is required for these administrative systems in Wolverine Access:
It is also required for these systems:
At U-M, the following two methods of proving identity are used for two-factor authentication. Both proofs are required to access systems that are protected by two-factor authentication.
Something You Know, which is your UMICH (Level 1) password.
Something You Have, which is your MToken. An MToken can be a physical device or a software application that generates a new six- or eight-digit numeric tokencode every minute.
When you log in to a system via the web that requires use of an MToken, the MToken section of the Weblogin page will be open. Type in your uniqname, UMICH password, and the tokencode currently appearing on your MToken, then click Log In.
For more detail, see Using Your MToken to Log In.