On May 9th, 2017, a new authentication system will be rolled out to Faculty and Students.
UPDATE: We made an announcement in March that the new system would be rolling out on April 14th. Due to complications, the roll out has been delayed until May 9th. Thank you for your patience.
Note: If there is an application missing that you would like us to include, please view the section at the bottom regarding application requests. What is changing?
We are changing the way users in our organization authenticate. It has come to our attention that our users have a great many number of accounts that can be hard to remember passwords for and requires additional management.
In order to address this, we are unifying all of those accounts though a system called Single Sign On or SSO for short.
After the system is active, the login screen you see for all applications will change.
How does it affect us?
Once the system is active, you’ll be able to user the same account credentials to log into systems like Canvas, Moodle, Website, Google Apps, Chromebooks, Pearson, and more.
Going a step further, the system will only ask you to sign in one time meaning you will automatically be signed into all of the other supported systems we offer. The same applies for logging out.
We have other plans in store in the future such as being able to easily contact groups based on position through the Google Groups system which we will explain in more detail in the future as well.
When is it changing?
The system will be operational in a limited capacity starting May 9th.
Are there any side effects?
Due to the nature of the system, you will only be able to be signed into one Springs account at a time per browser. This means that if you are managing multiple accounts for the school other than your own (a department account for example) you will be required to log out of your account before you will be able to access an additional account.
Note that some accounts may be deactivated during this time. If this is the case and you are not able to login, please submit a support ticket for this issue. We are working to minimize this as much as possible but there is a chance that one of your accounts may not function after the change.
Who does it affect?
This change will be active for all users in the school. This will affect staff, students, “special account” (department accounts), board members.
All passwords for all users will be reset to the defaults.
For students the default is: Local ID + gogo
For staff account the default is: Date of Birth + gogo
For all other accounts the default is: rscsgogo
Which applications will it support?
For the initial rollout on May 9th, the following applications will be supported:
- Google Apps
- Springs Website
After the rollout, we will be integrating the following applications as supported by the vendors:
- Springs HR Online
- All other applications
The following applications will NOT be supported:
- ST Math
Request Support for an Application
If you would like to request an application that is not on this list, please submit your request at the form below.SSO Integration Request Form