Author: Desmond McCaffrey

Authentication of Students in Online Courses

Last Revised 02/05/2024 by SW


The purpose of this article is to guide the University community as faculty seek methods of verifying student identity in distance learning and online courses.  These guidelines were designed to meet NECHE accreditation standard 4.48 and Federal requirements under Sec.  602.17(g)of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Additionally, these guidelines are designed to meet Department of Homeland Security requirements for International Students in online and remote learning environments.
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Guest Access to HuskyCT Courses

Last revised on 02/05/2018 by dsm.


Several situations exist in which individuals without an official UConn NetID may need HuskyCT guest access. Some faculty will need to begin planning and building their courses in HuskyCT before they have received their official NetID. Other faculty teaching online may need to add guests lecturers or facilitators to their online courses. University ITS has a process in place to meet these and other similar situations where guest access is warranted. Continue reading