2-Step (Duo)

Duo is a two-factor authentication application that provides a second layer of security to any type of login, requiring extra information or a physical device to log in, in addition to your password.

Available To

Faculty, Staff, Students, Emeriti

Benefits and Key Features

  • By requiring two different channels of authentication, we can protect user logins from remote attacks that may exploit stolen usernames and passwords.
  • Protect your UW Stout account and makes sure no one else can act on your behalf, even if your password has been compromised.
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  • A valid UW Stout username/password.
  • A smartphone capable of running the Duo Mobile app or a hardware token.

Getting Started

  • Enrolling in 2-Step (Duo) Using a Mobile Device
  • If you do not have a smartphone capable of running the Duo Mobile app
    • If within the Menomonie area, please stop into the Technology Helpdesk to pick up a Duo fob
    • If not within the Menomonie area, please request a Duo fob.
Request a Duo Fob


Service ID: 777
Mon 9/19/22 1:46 PM
Thu 9/29/22 1:04 PM

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