For Developers

Are you a developer looking to protect your application or website using HarvardKey? See below to help you get started.

Steps and Resources

Step 1: Understand the Harvard Authentication System
Review this page to learn about how authentication at Harvard works and what you need to consider before registering to protect your application or website using HarvardKey.

Step 2: Register as an Authentication Customer
If you are ready to protect your application or website using HarvardKey, review this page to learn what information you need to provide, as well as what data will be provided back to you.

Downloads
This section includes downloads that may help you implement your authentication solution.

Other Helpful Information

Policy Information
Understand how user accounts are distributed, as well as which applications or websites may use Harvard's authentication system. 

Single Sign-On
Review this page to learn about the options you have with HarvardKey’s single sign-on (SSO) functionality.

Logout Redirection
Review this material to learn about redirecting a user to the logout page.