Register a Multi-Factor Authentication Hardware Token


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A hardware token is a small key fob device that is used to generate passcodes at the press of a button. Hardware tokens must be registered before use.
NOTE: Learn more about hardware tokens by checking out the Multi-factor Authentication Hardware Token FAQ.

Register your token after enrolling a mobile device

  1. Visit the Multi-Factor Authentication Profile page.
  2. Log into the Central Authentication Service (CAS) with your university credentials. You will be asked to complete an authentication.
  3. Click  Manage under Hardware Tokens
    Manage button to the right of Hardware Tokens
  4. Click Register Your Hardware Token, enter the Token Serial Number (found on the back of your hardware token above the barcode), select the Token Brand, and click Register Device.

    Register Hardware Token

  5. You will receive a message indicating that the hardware token has been successfully registered.
    NOTE: You may now use the six (6)-digit passcode generated by the token to authenticate into MFA protected systems.

Register your token before enrolling a mobile device

  1. Go to identity.umd.edu/selfenrollment.
  2. Log into the Central Authentication Service (CAS) with your university credentials.
  3. Click Register Your Hardware Device, enter the Token Serial Number (found on the back of your hardware token above the barcode), select the Token Brand, and click Register Device.

    Register Hardware Token

  4. You will receive a message indicating that the hardware token has been successfully registered.
    NOTE: You may now use the six (6)-digit passcode generated by the token to authenticate into MFA protected systems.

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