Using Federated Authorization for Student Mart Access


Access to the Student Mart is governed by Federated Authorization, ensuring users only have access to the data required to fulfill their University responsibilities.

Information Technology has developed an online Federated Authorization process that makes requesting access faster and easier. It retains all the security and auditing benefits of a paper-based process while eliminating the need to print forms, obtain handwritten signatures, and fax forms to additional approvers.

To request access to the Student Mart data as well as Restricted Access which includes demographics, performance indicators, financial aid information, personal identifiers and access to additional schools' data, log in to the Federated Authorization Community.

Note:  You need to have access to the Student Mart data to request access to Restricted data, or request both at the same time.




Step-by-Step Request Process

The process is described in the Student Mart (ST) Request training video.



Who's Who?

  • End user: Person for whom restricted access is being requested.
  • Security Contact: Individuals designated by their University unit to ensure authorized employees have access only to the data needed to perform their jobs. View all Security Contacts >
  • University Data Steward (required for restricted access): Individuals responsible for granting additional approval when a certain level of access is requested.  
  • Pitt Information Technology Security Analyst: Pitt IT staff members responsible for reviewing and granting final approval to all access requests.

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IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT The Federated Authorization Community allows University faculty and staff to request access to the University's enterprise systems and data.