Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Protect yourself with Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) By adopting MFA within our institute, we aim to strengthen the security of our data, safeguard the institute’s reputation, and encourage confidence among students, staff, and faculty members. MFA is required for all faculty and staff members at Columbia College. The Microsoft Authenticator app is recommended to ensure compatibility with resources used by the College. Resources that would require your MFA verification approval Microsoft Office apps (such as, Excel, PowerPoint, Word) Moodle OneDrive Outlook (desktop, mobile app, web)Remote Desktop SharePoint Teams Any other resources that utilize Office 365 login Detailed Instructions General FAQ How often will I be prompted to verify? You should be prompted every time you access resources that uses your Office 365 credentials outside of the College’s network. I do not have a mobile phone, what can I do? Please contact IT for alternatives in securing your account. I enabled MFA on my account with my phone but I do not have access to it anymore. Please visit IT office (Main Campus, Room 413) for assistance. The Microsoft Authenticator app is asking me for permission. Should I allow them? Yes please, the Microsoft Authenticator app will need access to send you notifications which will allow you to enter the code, and for your camera so you can scan the QR code. I do not see the “Next” button on my computer after I scan the QR Code. Please try to zoom in or out of your web browser using CTRL + (plus) or CTRL – (minus) key combination on your keyboard to see if the Next button will show up. If not, please visit IT office (Main Campus, Room 413) Setup Issues? Please visit IT office (Main Campus, Room 413) for assistance.