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Towson University Shibboleth Identity Provider

This service allows external service providers (e.g., those hosting a web application outside of the Towson University network) to rely on Towson University to authenticate faculty, staff, students and affiliates. Towson University NetID holders can use their university NetID and a familiar university login web page to access the external service. Towson relies on the "Shibboleth Identity Provider" software to provide this service.

If you have come to this page in order to log into a specific service, you should instead visit that service's web page to start the login process. If you are a vendor or Towson University department looking to configure university NetID authentication for an external service (using TU's Shibboleth Identity Provider), the documentation below provides instructions for both vendors and TU staff.

Expand/Collapse What is Shibboleth?

Expand/Collapse Requesting Authentication Capabilities for a New External Service

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Notice: Unauthorized access to this computer is in violation of Article 27 Sections 45A and 146 of the Annotated Code of Maryland. Towson University may monitor use of this system as permitted by state and federal law, including the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, 18 U.S.C. sections 2510 et seq. Unauthorized or improper use of this system may result in administrative disciplinary action and civil and criminal penalties. By continuing to use this system you indicate your awareness of and consent to these terms and conditions of use.
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