VerifID

Page last modified on 26 June 2020, at 10:44 AM (initially posted on 7 January 2020)

VerifID confirms the current affiliation of staff and students to a UK federation-connected academic institution for commercial student and staff discount services. The system will return ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answers to the query of affiliation along with a timestamp and an opaque identifier for the user. No other information will be provided as part of the verification process.

Services using VerifID include:

  • Blue Light Card
  • FutureFinance
  • Sheer ID
  • Retail me not
  • StudentBeanz
  • Myunidays
Org.ServiceAttributeNotesRequired
JiscVerifIDeduPersonScopedAffiliation
eduPersonTargetedID
23yes
yes

entityID: https://access.verifid.ac.uk/shibboleth

23. eduPersonScopedAffiliation values. This SP requires the eduPersonScopedAffiliation attribute to release the student affiliation for users that the organisation identifies as being students. This may require additional configuration by IdP operators.