IdentiKey - FAQ

Last Updated: 03/14/2014

General FAQ

Can I request a different CU Login Name?

CU Login Names are generated automatically by Identity Manager and consist of the first two letters of your first name, the first two letters of your last name, and four random digits. If you have a new legal name, the letters in your login name can be changed to reflect your new legal name. Please contact the IT Service Center to request the change. More substantial changes to your login name (such as the removal of the digits) are not accommodated at this time.

How do I get an IdentiKey?

Provisioning of an identikey depends on your affiliation. Learn how your account will be created.

I forgot my IdentiKey password, how can I reset it?

You can reset or change your IdentiKey password using Identity Manager.

What do I use my IdentiKey for?

You will use your IdentiKey to access a variety of IT resources on campus including email, computer labs, learning management systems, and CU-System Portals like myCUinfo.

What does an IdentiKey consist of?

Your IdentiKey is a combination of your CU Login Name and a unique password set by you. CU Login Names are created automatically by OIT and composed of the first two letters of your first name, the first two letters of your last name, and four random digits. Passwords are created by your according to University security requirements.