Authenticate with a Token

Hardware tokens generate a one-time passcode for Duo authentication. They can be used without a cell signal or WiFi connection.

Get a Token

Submit a Duo Hardware Token Request. Once your request is approved, your token will be mailed to you within 5 business days.

Use a Token

Authenticate with a Duo hardware token and a passcode.

  1. Log in to the My Cal Poly portal.
  2. Click the Enter a Passcode button.



  3. Press the button on your Duo hardware token to generate a new passcode.
  4. Enter the code in the field and click the Log In button.
  5. Once your identity is verified, your Cal Poly account will be authenticated.