The Identity & Access Management service provides reliable and cost-effective authentication services for access to business information through the use of WUSTL Connect (a.k.a. WUSTL Key). WUSTL Connect establishes a common ID and password that is used by students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests to access university information systems. It is a central system for users of Washington University resources.

The Identity & Access Management service uses systems that provide authentication, single sign-on, applies policies based on source system rules, integration services, data services, and limited access control. WUSTL Connect is a central system for users of Washington University resources.

Requirements & Considerations

Customer must exist in a System of Record (HRMS, SIS, ADIS, ConnectIDC) before a WUSTL Key can be created.

Features & Options

  • Administrative credential management
  • API security solution design
  • Authentication support
  • Common username and password when accessing most university systems
  • Directory Synchronization
  • Duo integration
  • Group creation and management of automated groups
  • LDAP integration
  • Multi-factor Authentication
  • OAuth/OIDC
  • Privileged Access Management
  • RFP review
  • SAML (Shibboleth) integration
  • Self-service credential management
  • Solution design

Service Level Expectations (SLE)

Service RequestFulfillment Target
Identity & Access Management – OIDC/OAUTH2, SAML2, 2FA5 business days from request receipt for basic integration

Access Services After Leaving WashU

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Active Directory Groups

Active Directory groups are widely used to grant access to things like file shares and applications…

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Access to Box for terminated faculty and staff is automatically removed based on the date of termination in Workday…

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Office 365

Access to the Office 365 mailbox is not automatically removed for terminated faculty and staff…

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University Email (

The email address will be set to expire 91 days from the date of termination in Workday. The expiration date is set automatically and no department intervention is required…

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The WUSTL Key will remain active indefinitely and in many cases departments must identify application or system access that needs to be removed upon an employee termination or transfer event…

Training and How-To

WUSTL Connect How To – Find helpful guides and frequently asked questions to resolve common WUSTL Key issues.

Navigate the paths offered for WUSTLKey integration. Visit WUSTLKey Integration Portal.