Also known as: Mason Federated Login, SSO
Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

Service Summary

Shibboleth (Mason Federated Login) is a single sign-on (login) system that Mason uses for computer networks and the Internet. It allows users to sign in using just one identity to various systems run by federations of different organizations or institutions (oftentimes other universities or public service organizations). InCommon is the Federation currently tied into Shibboleth. There could be others going forward, but as of now it is the only one

How to Get this Service

Contact the Architectural Standards Review Board at

There is no charge for this service.


This service is available 24/7, excluding planned outages, normal maintenance windows, and unavoidable events. Maintenance windows are Sundays from 7 to 11 a.m. but may be extended to 2 p.m., if needed. If maintenance is required outside of these hours, it will be announced on the Planned Outages web page.

Getting Help

Assistance for all IT Services is available through the ITS Support Center:

Phone: 703-993-8870
Fax: 703-993-3347
Online: Submit a Request
Hours of Operation: Monday thru Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Fridays, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Walk-in Support
Fairfax Campus*:
Innovation Hall, Room 226
(*closed Thursdays 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. for team meetings)

Last modified date: June 23, 2016