This password change page is being discontinued.
Please visit
to activate your account or reset password.

  • To reset your NetID password, click the following link: Forgotten Password
  • To change your NetID password or activate your account, enter the information below:
Change Password
First-time Activation
Current Password:
If you've never used your NetId before, use your 7-digit campus ID number for the current password.
New Password:
New Password Again:

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Password requirements

  • checkCan not contain the user name
  • checkAt least 14 characters long
  • checkCan not be the same as the old password
  • checkMust contain characters from at least 3 of the following sets:
    • checkUpper Case (A-Z)
    • checkLower Case (a-z)
    • checkNumbers (0-9)
    • checkSpecial characters (!@#$%^&*_+,-./?~)

Additional requirements

  • Must never have been used before

  • Must not contain your first or last name