MFA Temporary Access Pass

MFA Temporary Access Pass

In the event that you need to access your account but lost or forgotten the device on which you have configured multi-factor authentication, please contact the SMU Helpdesk at or 902-496-8111 to obtain a temporary access pass.

Your request will be processed and once granted, your will be given a temporary password to allow the access on your account.

Once you have the temporary access password, login to any of the SMU services with your email as shown in the instructions below:

Step 1: Login to any SMU service such as your email in

Sign in to email

Step 2: You will be prompted to enter the temporary access pass that was given to you

Enter Temorary Access Pacc

Once you enter the temporary access pass, you will be able to login to your SMU services.

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Tue 11/29/22 11:45 AM
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