Duo is UWM's multi-factor authentication service, which adds second layer of security to your online accounts. Two-factor authentication provides an additional level of assurance by requiring something you know (your password) and something you have (your device).
When accessing a UWM service or application that requires multi-factor authentication, you will be prompted to log in with your ePanther credentials and then verify your identity with a device that has been enrolled in Duo.
Please watch the below video for an overview of Duo:
The Duo prompt lets you choose how to verify your identity each time you log in, which can be done via:
You can also authenticate with a passcode that is generated by the Duo Mobile app on your iOS or Android device. Because this method is time-based, it is particularly useful if you are traveling with no internet access on your device. On your iOS or Android device, open the Duo Mobile app and click the arrow icon next to your University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee account to show the current passcode:
After entering your ePanther ID and password to log in to a Duo protected application or service, click Enter a Passcode in the Duo Prompt screen:
Enter the passcode in the text box and click Log In: