1. Go to https://login.microsoftonline.com/?whr=owens0.onmicrosoft.com.
  2. Enter your username followed by @owens.edu. For example, username@owens.edu.
  3. Click Next.
    Sign In
  4. Enter your Owens universal password.
  5. Click Sign in.
    Enter Password
  6. Click Next on the More information required window.

  7. Click Next to set up verification using the Microsoft Authenticator App. The Microsoft Authenticator App is the recommended method to use.
    Click I want to set up a different method to set up verification by either phone or email. (Go down to To choose a different account security method: for directions.)

    *The following steps where done using an Android Phone. The steps my vary depending on the model of your mobile device.
  8. Install the Microsoft Authenticator App from your phones app store.
    Note: The app automatically opens after it is installed. Close the app and reopen before moving forward.
  9. Once installed, click the Settings icon (the three dots).
  10. Click Add Account.
  11. When asked to select account, click Other Account.
  12. On your computer, click Next on the Keep your account secure window.
  13. Using the Microsoft Authenticator app, scan the QR Code on your computer screen.
    When prompted, you will need to provide the Microsoft Authenticator app access to your camera.
  14. Enter the six digit number from the Microsoft Authentication App into the Keep your account secure window. 
  15. Click Next
  16. Click Done.
  17. Your account will be added to the Microsoft Authentication App.

To choose a different account security method:

  1. Click I want to set up a different method at the bottom of the Keep your account secure window.
  2. Click the down arrow.
    Choose a Different Method
  3. Select the method you would like to set up, click Confirm.

Verify by Phone:

  1. Enter the phone number you want to use. Select either Text me a code or Call me.
  2. Click Next to agree to the Terms of service and Privacy and cookies statement.
  3. Text me a code:
    1. You will receive a text message with a six-digit code. Enter code and click Next.
    2. Click Done.
  4. Call me:
    1. You will receive a phone call to verify you are setting up the secure login. Follow the prompts.
    2. Click Next.
    3. Click Done.

Verify by Email:

  1. Enter the email address you would like a verification code sent to.
    Note: Do not use your Owens email address. For example, use a Gmail or Hotmail email address.
  2. Click Next.
  3. You will receive an email to the address provided with the verification code. The email will be from Microsoft on behalf of Owens Community College. It will have the subject, Owens Community College account email verification code.
  4. Enter the verification code and click Next.
  5. Click Done.

If you are in need of further assistance, contact the Owens IT Help Desk.