Identity Proofing

It is required to perform Identity Proofing of an individual before provisioning credential access. Specifically this is required before allocated a Multi-Factor Authentication (DUO) hardware/software token. The Helpdesk and other designated IT staff act as agents of the UW Oshkosh Local Registration Authority.

Identity Proofing requirements as a Local Registration Authority

If a user needs to use MFA it is required to verify the identity and affiliation of the individual with UW Oshkosh. It is required to perform identity proofing in the following scenarios:

Please contact the Helpdesk for further instructions on how to complete the identity proofing process. If you are unable to be physically present for the procedure, it will be required to perform a remote session via webcam.

Identity requirements:

  1. Proof of identity - who the individual is
  2. Proof of affiliation - individuals association with the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Procedure to verify identification information:

  1. Full Name matches on both forms of ID
  2. Photo matches individual
  3. Expiration Date (MUST NOT BE EXPIRED)

Valid form of identity are as follows:

1. Identity
  • State issued photo ID
  • Passport
  • US Military Card
2. Affiliation
  • UW Oshkosh ID Card
  • HR Verfication form




If you need further assistance please contact Information Technology Security