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What is the SSO and how do I sign in?


The Single Sign On (SSO) is Loyola's application portal for faculty, staff and students. It provides links to applications, such as Lora Self Service, Canvas, Medicat, Zoom, Parking Services, HowlConnect, Handshake and more. Once you setup your Microsoft account, go to

For new students, faculty and staff , it is important that you go to and login to your Loyola Microsoft account first. You will be forced to change our Microsoft password.  

New Student, Faculty and Staff login

1. Go to and login to your Microsoft account. Microsoft username is your Loyola email address. You will be asked to change your password. This new password will be your Microsoft password and your SSO password.

2. Go to the Single Sign On. (

3. Login in with your Microsoft username and password.  You will see a screen that looks like this.