Two-factor authentication is now required for all alumni, retiree, and emeritus email accounts.
Follow the instructions below to create a new password and set up two-factor authentication.
If you do not sign up by April 25, 2023, you will be auto-enrolled during the next few months. When that happens, your mobile device or email client will prompt you to log in to your UT email and you will need to create a new password and set up two-factor authentication at that time.
Please be vigilant not to respond to generic phishing scams that attempt to appear as OIT or UT officials requesting your urgent response.
OIT strongly recommends using the Duo Mobile App. This is the most secure method of two-factor authentication. Once installed, you can receive a push notification or generate a temporary passcode. The temporary passcode does not require WiFi or data, so this is a great option if you’re traveling or if you have limited or no cell/internet service.
If you do not have a smartphone or tablet, you have two options:
Once you have a bypass code, you may generate a new bypass code for yourself every 30 days.
As we continue efforts to protect the University community, the UT administration decided to implement security changes for alumni, retirees, and emeritus faculty at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, including the Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute. Read the full announcement online.
In 2019, we required two-factor authentication for all active faculty, staff, and student accounts. It’s now time to require the same level of protection for our alumni, retirees, and emeritus faculty.