Accounts, Passwords, IDs & Access

Tools that support accounts used at Bowdoin, passwords, multi-factor authentication, and single sign-on

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Apple IDs

Apple IDs are not managed by Bowdoin, however information is provided for using AppleIDs at Bowdoin when needed.


Information about Emeritus accounts

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Account Extensions

Information on what an account extension is, what it would be used for, and who can request one.

Add your Okta Verify account to a new iOS device

Information on how to add Okta Verify to a new phone. These processes require that you either have both the old and new phones OR that you have additional factors on your Okta account (such as Touch ID) in order to log in to Okta without the use of your mobile device.

Adding biometric (Touch ID, Face ID) security access for your Bowdoin account

How to add biometric authentication to your Bowdoin account in Okta as an additional/optional "factor".

How to enroll in self-service password reset

Self-service password reset is a new service which allows you to reset your Bowdoin password in the event that you have forgotten it or if an IT representative needed to reset it in the event of a phishing or hack attempt on your account. This guide will take you through the steps of setting up your self-service password reset settings.

How to reset a Bowdoin account password if forgotten

Information on how to change your Bowdoin account (email, Canvas, Workday, etc.) password if you forget it.

How to setup a class auditor account

Information on how to setup an auditor account for the first time.

Setup Okta Verify on an additional device including an iPad and a Laptop

The article provides straightforward instructions on how to set up Okta Verify on additional devices, like an iPad and a laptop.