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IT Policy: InCommon Credential Management

UMass Amherst is a member of InCommon, an organization that provides security certification for Web domains and authentication for institutions in higher education. It also serves to establish secure connections between the IT infrastructures at participating colleges and universities.

In compliance with the InCommon membership agreement, interested parties may review IT's credential management policies, outlined in our InCommon Federation: Participant Operational Practices (PDF, 168 KB) document.

For more information about InCommon, visit the organization's Web site,, or contact Chris Misra at

Last Updated: Aug. 28, 2014