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General Information

There are several authentication methods you can use for Windows devices.  Hello software on your Windows device must be enabled and the authentication method options available to you depend, in part, on how new your device is.  For example, newer versions of the Surface Pro tablet have facial recognition as a Windows Hello option.

Authentication Methods

Personally-owned Windows-based computers

(includes laptops purchased through the Carolina Computing Initiative)

UNC-issued, Windows-based computers

  1. Windows Hello
    • PIN
    • Facial Recognition
    • Fingerprint Scanner

2. USB Security Compliant Key


 1. Windows Hello for Business 

    • PIN
    • Fingerprint Scanner
    • (Facial Recognition will not be enabled on UNC-issued computers.

2. USB Security Compliant Key

Click the button below to register your device and select your authentication method.

Begin Registration of a New Device