116: What is a Mines MultiPass?
MultiPass is the single master account for most major computer systems at Mines. Depending on your campus roles and affiliations, it may provide access to services including:
- The Trailhead campus portal (https://trailhead.mines.edu/)
- Email -- including Exchange email for faculty and staff (https://exchange.mines.edu/), and MyMail for students (http://mymail.mines.edu/)
- Canvas -- the campus learning management system (https://canvas.mines.edu/)
- Windows lab computers
- Linux lab computers
- The OrgSync student-organization portal (https://orgsync.com/login/colorado-school-of-mines)
- The Personal Home Page Creation Tool (https://inside.mines.edu/cgi-bin/create-home-page)
- Some software downloads (https://download.mines.edu)
- The LON-CAPA learning online network (http://loncapa.mines.edu/)
- The campus Virtual Private Network, or VPN (https://www.mines.edu/ccit/software-title/vpn//)
- Mines High Performance Computing (HPC) services (https://www.mines.edu/hpc/)
Services that use MultiPass will be expanded over time to include other campus computer systems.
MultiPass creation (for new students and employees) and MultiPass management (for all members of the Mines online community) is available at: https://identity.mines.edu
Cultural Reference: "MultiPass" is the term for a universal ID card used in the classic 1997 science-fiction movie The Fifth Element with Bruce Willis ("Korben Dallas") and Milla Jovovich ("Leeloo"). Evidently, your MultiPass will be all the ID you need in the 23rd century.