Project Overview:

A Colorado State University e-Identity (eID) has a limited lifecycle.  An eID can be created when a person has an active affiliation with CSU.  People applying for admission to the university, active students, faculty, staff and associates are all considered members of the CSU community and are eligible to create an eID, which includes issuance of a CSU-provided email address.  When a person is no longer affiliated with the University, eIDs enter an expiration cycle where the identity is active for a limited time and will eventually be disabled.

More and more, people outside of the defined CSU member population need access to a limited set of protected resources via the network and/or web. We have identified three application development activities as part of our overall campus success program project (University Advancement, Parent Access and Access to Records for Former Students).

Organization Summary:

Colorado State University is a public research university located in Fort Collins, Colorado. The university is the state's land grant university, and the flagship university of the Colorado State University System.

CSU’s current enrollment is approximately 33,000 students, including resident and non-residents.  The university consists of approximately 1,800 faculty in eight colleges and 63 academic departments. Bachelor's degrees are offered in 76 fields of study, with master's degrees in 57 fields. Colorado State confers doctoral degrees in 48 fields of study, in addition to a professional degree in veterinary medicine (28 total professional degrees).

In fiscal year 2016, CSU spent $332 million on research and development, ranking 47th in the nation overall, ergo our Carnegie classification as a Very High Research activity institution. Also in 2016, CSU set a fundraising record for a single campus in Colorado, raising $197.8 million.

Key Area(s) of Interest: 

  • Shibboleth IdP and SP
  • Grouper Access Management Software
  • COmanage Collaboration Management Platform
  • Entity Registry, such as midPoint

Contact Information:

Primary Campus ContactScott Bailyscott.baily@colostate.edu970-491-7655
OperationsRandy Miotkerandy.miotke@colostate.edu970-491-7733
ArchitectureRandy Miotkerandy.miotke@colostate.edu970-491-7733
ManagementPat Burnspatrick.burns@colostate.edu970-491-1833
Project ManagementDave HoffmanDave.Hoffman@colostate.edu970-491-1438
Communications ContactKatie Banghartkatie.banghart@colostate.edu970-491-5600
Grouper ContactJeff Ruchjeff.ruch@colostate.edu970-491-7114

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