Onboard Web Application

Onboard web application allows users to create VT accounts they need to access email, storage, and more.

Onboard entry points

The following entry points describe the urls to be used for various creation scenarios:

1. Applicant creation of Guest ID

Entrypoint

https://[dev.][pprd.]onboard.it.vt.edu/applicantCreate

Scenario

Used by an applicant who has created an account with Slate/Coalition to create their Guest ID. The applicant must authenticate to Onboard by entering their VT ID 90 number, DOB (date of birth), and the email on the application.

Optional query params

  1. return_uri: URL where Onboard will return the applicant at the end of account creation. Must be in a whitelisted domain
    1. prod: vt.edu
    2. pprd: vt.edu, technolutions.net
    3. dev: vt.edu, technolutions.net
  2. flow: set to “sa” to skip address entry : URL?f=sa

To add to the whitelisted domains, please open a ticket at 4help for SIS Identity Strategy & Solutions.

2. Self service/Gateway creation of Guest ID

Entrypoint

https://[dev.][pprd.]onboard.it.vt.edu/gatewayCreate

Scenario

Used by any user to create an Guest ID. User must prove ownership of the email selected for the account. A typical known use case is graduate students creating Guest ID for login at Slate to apply to Virgina Tech.

Optional query params

  1. return_uri: URL where Onboard will return the user at the end of account creation. Must be in a whitelisted domain
    1. prod: vt.edu
    2. pprd: vt.edu, technolutions.net
    3. dev: vt.edu, technolutions.net
  2. flow: set to “sa” to skip address entry : URL?f=sa

To add to the whitelisted domains, please open a ticket at 4help for SIS Identity Strategy & Solutions.

3. Applicant creation of VT Username

Entrypoint

https://[dev.][pprd.]onboard.it.vt.edu/sso

Scenario

Used by a student applicant who has a Guest ID to create VT Username. The applicant must authenticate to Onboard by logging in with their Guest ID.

4. Creation of VT username

Entrypoint

https://[dev.][pprd.]onboard.it.vt.edu

Scenario

Used by any qualifying user to create VT Username. User must authenticate to Onboard by answering challenge/response questions such as VT ID 90 number, First name, Last name, DOB (date of birth), Major etc