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Extended Roll-Out of Two-Factor Log-In to Microsoft 365

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 5, 2020) — In the spirit of October being National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) would like to inform all students, faculty and staff of an extended roll-out of Two-Factor Log-In to Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) products. At 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, Two-Factor Log-In will be required for logging in to all Microsoft 365 products, which include, but are not limited to: Outlook, Teams, OneDrive, Word, Excel, etc.

Keeping personal data safe is a top priority at UK and this implementation is to further enhance the cybersecurity posture for the UK community. 

For instructions on how to log in to Microsoft 365 with Two-Factor Log-In, visit Duo Two-Factor Log-In for Microsoft 365 in the Tech Help Center. For more information about enrolling in Two-Factor Log-In and content around National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, please visit

For 24/7 immediate assistance, please contact ITS Customer Services at 859-218-HELP (4357) or visit the Technology Help Center at For assistance with non-urgent matters, email

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