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Two-Step Login

Two-step login is here! Start using Duo now — it's required for campus faculty and staff, and will become required for students October 16, 2019.

Learn how to use Duo Security to manage the two-step login process.

Step 1:

Log in as usual

Step 2:

Verify your identity




Get started in 3 easy steps:

  1. Decide which device(s) you'll use 
  2. Install the Duo app on your device, or request a token 
  3. Register your device with Duo (duo-registration.ucsd.edu) Students: Register your device by October 4 to be eligible win gift cards!



See how easy it is to register a device:



Student employees:

You may already be using Duo and two-step login if you're also a university employee and are accessing protected systems. If you have separate student and employee accounts, you may need to register each account for two-step login. Learn more.

More information and details: