GET STARTED - New Employees

All new faculty & staff will have received an email with their official credentials, including a temporary password. Employees must first setup Multi-Factor Authentication before they can access university systems.

After you have MFA enabled you will be required to change the default password to your own.

You should have received the following email with your account credentials, you will need it to complete the MFA setup process.

Account Activation Email

Welcome to the University of Tulsa,

Your TU account is ready for activation! This account grants you access to TU online resources and is the first step in using our campus technology. Setup is as easy as 1, 2, 3:

Note your official credentials below, including your TUID, TUNetID, email address, and temporary password.

TU ID #: 1234567
TUNetID: username
Email address:
Temporary password: ChangePasswordNow

Activate your account for the first time by following the instructions listed here:

Note: You will use your email address: to register

If you have any questions or need additional assistance, please contact the IT Helpdesk:

The University of Tulsa Information Technology Helpdesk

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is an authentication method requiring two or more pieces of information to access an application/website. Login requires a combination of your username, your password, and a mobile device or phone.



Setup Multi-Factor Authentication

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