University Central Authentication Service (CAS) for web-based applications
OIT is proud to announce the launch of CAS (Central Authentication Service) -- a single sign-on authentication mechanism for Princeton web administrators to easily create login capabilities to their sites.
CAS authenticates using a Princeton University netID and password, and if an online site or application is CAS-enabled, you are guaranteed that your credentials are not being collected or gathered for malicious reasons. Online sites will automatically re-direct you to the CAS web page to enter your credentials, or you can navigate to the CAS login page by going to www.princeton.edu/cas.
The number of CAS-enabled applications continues to increase. Sites like Point and the Outdoor Action TripStore are CAS-enabled as well as Princeton University vendor-hosted services like the Princeton Marketplace and the Employee Learning Center.
Watch for the "green" markers in your browser's location field. See kb.princeton.edu/9921 for more information about CAS and how to identify a safe site.