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How do I get authorization to use SAGE, and how long will it take?

Ask your department's or dean’s administrator to authorize a role for you via ASTRA. Dean's level and department level administrators determine who has access to the system and who is able to approve applications for their unit. If you try to log in to SAGE without an authorized role, SAGE will display a list of your authorizers.

ASTRA authorizations generally take effect almost immediately, unless the user is already logged into SAGE with a different role. In those cases, authorization will take effect approximately 45 minutes after the person logs out of SAGE.

Note: If you experience any difficulties accessing the system after authorization in ASTRA, contact

For more information, see SAGE Access and Roles.

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