Single Sign-On (SSO) provides one-step web sign-on capabilities for a variety of systems and applications, allowing seamless connection from one service to another without being prompted again for NetID and password.

Systems using SSO include NYUHome, NYU Classes, Benefits Resource Center, PeopleAdmin, BobCat, NYUiLearn, and Albert.

IMPORTANT:  Services using SSO are now accessed more securely with NYU Multi-Factor Authentication.

To begin the process of integrating an application with the NYU SSO service, follow these steps: 

       Step 1: Read the Integrating with NYU Single Sign-On guide to determine the integration type for your application.

       Step 2a: If doing a SAML integration, please complete this SAML integration planning questionnaire or complete the web form.  

                       (For members of InCommon, please complete this  SAML integration planning questionnaire for InCommon Members)

       Step 2b: If doing an OpenID Connect (OIDC) integration, please complete the OIDC integration planning questionnaire.

       Step 3: Send a completed questionnaire via email to

For all application/service owners, please review the Project to Service Transition Checklist and Style Guide for guidelines and requirements regarding Service Naming and User Interface.

To read more about NYU Single Sign-On, please see the following documents:

                      • Integrating with NYU Single Sign-On Guide

                      • SAML Integration Guide

                      • OpenID Connect Integration Guide

                      • Introduction to the Shibboleth SP

                      • SSO Operating Level Agreement template