System Access, Passwords, and ID Management

Logins, passwords, access to systems, and modifications to individual account profiles in University directories

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Add Members and Owners to an MCommunity Group

How to use the Add Members feature to add members and owners to MCommunity groups.

Are University of Michigan Accounts Provided for Coursera Participants?

Coursera is an independent organization and U-M accounts are not provided for Coursera participants.

Can't Log in to Atlassian Products (Trello, Jira, Confluence, etc.)

Users who can't log in to Atlassian products should use UMICH (Level-1) login and password on the U-M Weblogin page.

Computing Services for Alumni, Retirees, and Departed Individuals

This article provides information regarding what happens to a specific user's computing services after they graduate, retire, or leave the university.

Create a Friend Account for Guest Access to U-M Computing Resources

This document describes how to create a U-M guest access account—called a Friend account. The most frequent use of Friend accounts is to allow parents or others access to pay student bills. Incoming students may need one to check their financial aid notice. Friend accounts are used for other situations as well, such as by participants in some research projects.

Deleting an MCommunity Group

How to use delete groups from MCommunity

Enroll a Device or Phone Number in Duo

This document provides instructions for enrolling your device (smartphone or tablet) or a phone number in Duo so you can use it for two-factor authentication (2FA).

Enroll a Landline, Non-Smart Cell Phone, or Softphone in Duo

This document provides instructions for enrolling your landline telephone, non-smart cell phone, or softphone in Duo so you can use it for two-factor authentication (2FA) at U-M.

Enroll a U-M Hardware Token or U-M YubiKey

This document provides instructions for enrolling U-M hardware tokens and U-M YubiKeys.

Facebook Social Login Temporarily Unavailable For Some Services

Facebook Social Login is not currently working.

Google: Less Secure Apps and Google Sync Retirement (2024)

This article provides information and tips regarding Google's retirement of Less Secure Apps and Google Sync beginning June 15, 2024.

Guidelines for a Secure Password

This document lists the complexity requirements for UMICH passwords and provides general guidelines for choosing a secure password.

Incoming Students: Create a Friend Account to Check Your Financial Aid Notice

This document explains how incoming students who do not yet have a uniqname can create a U-M Friend account and use it to check their financial aid notice in Wolverine Access.

Install the Duo Mobile App

This document provides instructions for downloading and installing the Duo Mobile app on your mobile device for for two-factor authentication (2FA).

Login Failure Error with Friend Account

This article explains how to resolve the Login Failure error that can occur on login with Friend accounts.

Managing Access to AFS Group Directories for Websites

This document explains how to grant and remove individuals' access to the files used for publishing a group website at the University of Michigan.

Mandatory Password Reset: Does This Include My Google Shared Account Password?

This article provides information on whether U-M Google Shared Accounts are included in the mandatory password reset required by September 12, 2023.

Migrating a Bentley (Microstation) account to the Bentley Education Portal

MicroStation users need to migrate their account to the new Bentley portal

My LINC Data in Business Objects

My LINC data is now available in Business Objects. With this access users can run reports and receive real-time data.

Options for Two-Factor Authentication

This document describes the options available with Duo for two-factor authentication and includes links to enrollment instructions for each option.

Problems Logging In - UM Uniqname

This article provides troubleshooting for common issues with the uniqname that may be preventing login.

Resetting a Forgotten UMICH Password

You can reset your UMICH password yourself if you have previously provided account recovery information.

Responding to a Friend Guest Account Notification

This document explains how Friend guest account invitations work, how you can respond to such an invitation, and how you can use your Friend account to access U-M protected web resources. It also provides some troubleshooting tips. If you received a Friend invitation from someone, follow the instructions in this document to respond to the invitation.

Screen Reader Instructions for Time Approval

This article provides instructions to help people who use screen reader software approve employee time reporting.

Textbook Adoption & Insights Portal (AIP): User Type is Not Allowed (New Instructors)

New faculty for an upcoming term receive an error when attempting to log into the Adoption & Insights Portal to make textbook adoptions for classes.

Using Duo Two-Factor to Log In

This document provides instructions for using two-factor authentication when logging in to Weblogin.

Who Can See My Preferred Name?

Preferred Names are displayed widely in campus information systems.

Zoom - Sharing Video From the Cloud

Learn how to share Zoom recordings from the cloud and see a list of viewers.