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PCCC Recommends registering multiple methods of authentication including a Cell phone, Office phone, Home phone and the Microsoft Authenticator App. You must have access to one of these methods when you sign in.

Setup Multifactor Authentication for phone Authorization

Use your office or cell phone to receive notifications to verify your identity when prompted for Multifactor Authentication.

Step 1. Add your account to the app

On your desktop, visit

Select Add Method > Phone

Step 2 Type in your phone number and verify by having Microsoft Text or Call you

Step 3. Verify your phone

If you chose text me a code, you will receive a code to type in to verify the phone number

If you have chosen call me, you will receive a call from 973-684-6464. Answer the phone and push # to verify when prompted


You should add additional methods of authentication such as your cell phone, home phone, office phone personal email, or the Microsoft Authenticator App

Step 4 Set your default sign-in method

To ensure that you are prompted to sign-in using your authentication of choice click the change link next to Default sign-in method

Select your preferred method of authentication

You can check your Multifactor Authentication by Visiting

Congratulations!You are now setup with the Multifactor Authentication


Passaic County Community College IT department

If you need immediate IT help,

email or call (973) 684-6464 Option 2