Alabama A&M University: myAAMU

In this article, we will look at myAAMU.

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University is a public historically black land-grant university. It began as a normal school in 1875 and was given its current name in 1969.


Step 1 – Download the Authenticator App

  1. Download the Octopus Authenticator App from the Apple Store for your iPhone or iPad or Google Play for your Android phone or tablet

Step 2 – Register your device with the Octopus Authenticator App

  1. Check your email to find your invitation email 
    1. Search for the subject title, “Welcome to the new AAMU “Passwordless” myAAMU SSO
    2. If you can open the invitation email – Follow one of the enrollment options below:
      1. Click on the blue “Click Here to Enroll” link  or
      2. Open the Octopus Authenticator app
        1. Scroll to the Accounts Section
        2. Click “Add” 
        3. Choose “Scan Code with Camera” 
        4. Scan the QR code in the invitation email
      3. Follow the prompts to add your account to the Octopus Authenticator App
      4. The Octopus Authenticator App will say Account added Successfully when completed 
    3. If you cannot access your email or add your account to your phone or tablet. Join the live Helpdesk Zoom meeting link below

Step 3 – Login to the myAAMU Portal using a computer

  1. Click the “myAAMU Sign-In” button on the myAAMU webpage 
  2. On the login page enter your username, “first name. last name” and click “Next” 
  3. On the second login page, make sure Authentication type says “Octopus Authenticator”and click “Login” 
  4. Open the Octopus Authenticator app on your phone or tablet and click “Approve” 
  5. You will now have access to the myAAMU portal!