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Our Shibboleth Identity Provider is an open source authentication package based on the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) standard. A SAML Service Provider can be integrated with The University of Texas at Austin’s Identity Provider and allow end users to access a SAML protected resource using either their University of Texas at Austin EID without the need for a local account.


  • Provides a single sign-on for both internal and external users.
  • Integrated with the uTexas Enterprise Directory (TED) .
  • Reduces development time for access controls.
  • Reduces the need for end-users to maintain accounts with multiple organizations.
  • Currently supporting Service Providers implementing the SAML 2.0 standard.


The University of Texas Identity Provider is available at no cost to UT students, faculty, and staff.

We Can Help

Get help from an expert:

* UT Service Desk

* Call us at 512-475-9400

* Submit a help request online

We also have a walk-in service in the first floor lobby of the Flawn Academic Center (FAC). Stop by and let us help you!