MFA is Coming to UCLA Logon

On October 31, 2017, UCLA will begin to require Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for all campus employees when using UCLA Logon ID with UCLA Single Sign On. All UCLA campus employees include faculty, staff, student workers, visiting scholars, graduate student researchers, and others with an active appointment at UCLA. This does not include employees who work in the UCLA Health organization. Please see Associate Vice Chancellor Andrew Wissmiller’s message about the importance of MFA.

We are deploying MFA for UCLA Logon in response to a dramatic rise in the scope and sophistication of phishing, spear phishing, and malware attacks that are targeting our faculty and staff. The high rate of successfully compromised passwords is a serious and pervasive threat to information security at UCLA.

What Does This Mean for Me?

I have not signed up for MFA:

If you are an employee of the University, which includes faculty, staff, student workers, visiting scholars, graduate researchers and others, please enroll before it becomes mandatory to avoid a delay in accessing web applications with your UCLA Logon ID or using the Campus VPN. If you don’t enroll before it becomes mandatory, you will not be able to log in until you’ve completed MFA enrollment.

If you are an employee of the UCLA Health organization, you do not have to enroll in MFA at this time.

I have already enrolled:

If you have already signed up for MFA, there will be no impact to you on October 31st.

I am not an employee:

Even if you are not an employee, we encourage you to enroll. Signing up for MFA can prevent hackers from accessing your information even if your password is compromised.

To learn more about the MFA Deployment, please visit the MFA Deployment at UCLA website. To enroll in MFA, visit the Bruin OnLine KB.

Please contact the Bruin OnLine Help Desk with any questions.