Modern authentication service is available for most web and cloud based applications as well as the university’s standard authentication service. Service provides a common, secure, central login service for local and cloud based application authentication and authentication services for federated, collaborative applications utilized by UNC universities and UNC GA or other entities that are part of the InCommon Federation. Authentication Services Offered: Shibboleth, ADFS, and InCommon Federation Services.


Faculty and/or staff may request information about current campus applications or consultation when purchasing applications.

Service Availability

Consulting on Authentication Services available by appointment Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.

IT’s Role

Identity Management Service provides authentication service, account creation, account management, and data integration with source systems such as Banner and Active Directory.

For More Information

InCommon Federation Participant Operational Practices (POP) Agreement

What is Shibboleth?

What is ADFS?

Charge for this Service

No charge


IT offers consulting on new and current applications and how you can benefit from Single Sign-On (SSO).

Contact the IT Help Desk
Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m – 6:30 p.m.
Closed weekends and university holidays
Call: 227-7487 or 866-928-7487 (toll free)
Log in: Online Help Desk/IT Self-Service
Visit the Technology Commons
On the ground floor of Hunter Library
For walk-up technology assistance for faculty, staff and students
See our hours at