Duo Security requirement has begun

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The Duo Security requirement has begun to roll out! Over the next 12 months, as UMN students, faculty, and staff reset their passwords, they will also enroll in Duo Security at the UMN Sign-in page. To enroll early (before your password expires)

  1. Visit my-account.umn.edu 
  2. From the menu on the left, select Password Management.
  3. Then, select Reset your UMN password and follow the instructions.
  4. After you reset your password, you will be prompted to enroll in Duo. 

We’ve made several enhancements that help people enroll in and use Duo:

Technology Help is available

Help and information about Duo Security at the Sign in page is available!


For commonly-asked questions, we recommend you visit z.umn.edu/DotheDuo. The page provides information about how two-factor works, why we’re requiring it, and how to enroll in and use Duo Security. 

Technology Help service desk

As always, Technology Help staff on all campuses are happy to answer questions and offer guidance.

Twin Cities Hands-on Duo enrollment support

Technology Help walk-in locations will have extra staff available to offer in-person Duo Security enrollment help on the following dates from 1-4 p.m. No appointment necessary.

  • November 9

  • November 30

  • December 14

  • December 28

We’ll continue to add dates, as needed. Check the Duo Security Hands-on Help calendar.

Request Duo posters and informational cards for your area

 To help prepare your area for Duo Security, Please post flyers or posters, and make informational cards available in places students, faculty, and staff students. Request print items or presentations for your meetings at z.umn.edu/duotoolkit.

Thank you for supporting this important initiative that will help keep our students, faculty, and staff safer online!