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IITS ALERT - Notice: Upcoming Cougar Courses Maintenance Tuesday, Jan. 19, from 7 a.m.-1 p.m (Posted: Wednesday, 01/13/2021 05:05 PM)
IITS ALERT - Notice: Passphrases & Duo Multi-factor Authentication Will Be Enforced Wednesday, Jan. 20th (Posted: Wednesday, 01/13/2021 05:00 PM)

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Cougar Courses will be unavailable Tuesday, Jan. 19, from 7 a.m.-1 p.m for scheduled maintenance. Please visit IITS For You for updates on availability during the maintenance.

On Wednesday, Jan. 20, if you haven’t created a new passphrase and set up DUO, you will be unable to access CSUSM systems and will have to contact the IITS Help Desk for assistance. 

If you have not yet enrolled in DUO, you will need to complete these steps prior to transitioning to a passphrase. 

Enrolling in DUO MFA 

Visit our DUO guide for instructions on how to enroll in DUO. 


Creating a Passphrase and Recovery Option

Setting up your passphrase is easy. The two-step process takes about 5 minutes.  

Prior IITS Alerts & Notices