Service Summary

Shibboleth (Mason Federated Login) is a single sign-on (login) system that 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.

Getting This Service

If you have any questions, please contact the Architectural Standards Review Board.


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 Alerts & Bulletins page.