LON-CAPA logoLON-CAPA log-in at MSU


 

Single Sign On (SSO) to LON-CAPA

 

Non-SSO login to LON-CAPA

Web addresses

https://loncapa.msu.edu/adm/roles/

 

https://loncapa.msu.edu/adm/login

Your username is not an MSU Net ID (8 characters or less)


Log-in unavailable
Not Authenticated
You must log-in to LON-CAPA via the non-SSO log-in page.


 

Log-in available.


Wrong password?


Account locked is displayed when a wrong password is entered several times in a row. Once this happens, SSO log-in is unavailable until reset by AIS. You will still be able to log-in to LON-CAPA via the non-SSO log-in page.
For SSO reset, contact the IT Services Helpdesk (24/7 except holidays) -- call (517) 432-6200 or (844) 678-6200 -- and request a user account unlock. Automatic reset also occurs overnight.


 

No restriction on number of attempts.


Annotated log-in screens

Screenshot of SSO log-in

 

Screenshot of non-SSO log-in

If you don't have a LON-CAPA account ...


Authentication succeeds for a valid MSU Net ID/password.
You will have the opportunity to create an account in LON-CAPA using your MSU Net ID as username.


 

Authentication succeeds for a valid MSU Net ID/password if there is no corresponding account in LON-CAPA.


You will have the opportunity to create an account in LON-CAPA using your MSU Net ID as username.

Are your computer and web browser configured correctly?


No cookies allowed
Log-in fails with message:
Login Screen has expired, please try again

Javascript disabled
Log-in succeeds, but no course selection possible from Courses page.


 

No cookies allowed
Log-in succeeds; Switch server screen displayed for split second, but you are instantly returned to log-in screen.

Javscript disabled
Log-in fails.

Computer infected with adware/parasiteware (only affects Internet Explorer)
Browser is directed to an advertiser's search page instead of displaying log-in page. Use https://loncapa.msu.edu/adm/login as a temporary workaround until you disinfect your computer. Alternatively install and use the Firefox browser.


Characteristics


  • MSU Net ID and MSU Net password only (Sentinel)
  • LON-CAPA username must be MSU Net ID
  • User must be in msu LON-CAPA domain
  • Once logged in, credentials provide MSU users with access to other SSO-enabled web sites (e.g., eHR, Breeze, Libraries)
 
  • MSU Net (Kerberos) or LON-CAPA: internal, local or filesystem
  • LON-CAPA username can be different from MSU Net ID
  • User can be in any LON-CAPA domain
  • Separate log-in required to all other MSU web applications.