Getting Started With Microsoft 365 MFA For Students and Employees


This article is an overview page of the information and instructions available on the topic of Microsoft 365 Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and Self Service Password Reset (SSPR). 

NOTE: When you register for MFA, you also register for SSPR, which will be replacing PasswordStation to reset your password.

If this information does not resolve your question or issue, please contact the ITS Help Center at (401) 456 8803 or


Getting started with MFA

Microsoft 365: Setting up Multi-Factor Authentication and Password Reset for instructions to register for MFA

Microsoft 365: Registering for MFA using an iPhone (Apple iOS) to jump right to setting up MFA on your Apple iOS device

Microsoft 365: Registering for MFA using an Android Phone to jump right to setting up MFA on your Android Phone

Additional information on MFA

Microsoft 365 Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) provides background information on Multi-Factor Authentication

Change the Authenticator Verification Method when to want to switch from "Push Notification" to "Code" or vice versa

Additional information on SSPR

Microsoft 365: Change your password via SSPR 

Microsoft 365: Reset your password via SSPR 



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