Changing your password

From ITwiki

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
(updated to reflect new password system unification)
Line 1: Line 1:
-
===MyStevens Password===
+
===Your Stevens Account and Password===
* The easiest way to change or reset your password is to use the [http://www.stevens.edu/password Stevens Password Service]
* The easiest way to change or reset your password is to use the [http://www.stevens.edu/password Stevens Password Service]
-
* Your MyStevens password can also be changed through [http://www.stevens.edu/mystevens myStevens]. Once logged in you will see a link to the Password Service under My Info.  
+
* Your Stevens password can also be changed through [http://www.stevens.edu/mystevens myStevens]. Once logged in you will see a link to the Password Service under My Info.  
-
* Changing this password affects logging into MyStevens as well as checking mail through 3rd party mail clients ( Outlook, Thunderbird, ect.)
+
* A valid password:
 +
      Must be at least 7 characters long.
 +
      Must begin with a letter.
 +
      Cannot contain any elements of your name or username.
 +
      Cannot be any of your previous 10 passwords.
 +
* In addition, 2 of the 3 following rules must be met :
-
===Campus Domain Password===
+
      Must contain alpha and numeric characters (letters and numbers).
 +
      Must contain mixed case characters (upper and lower case).
 +
      Must contain special characters.
-
* The easiest way to change or reset your password is to use the [http://www.stevens.edu/password Stevens Password Service]
 
-
 
-
* Your campus domain password can also be changed through [http://www.stevens.edu/mystevens myStevens]. Once logged in you will see a link to the Password Service under My Info.
 
-
 
-
* Faculty and Staff who log into their machines using their Campus Domain Username and Password can also change their password when logged in. Pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del will bring up the Windows Security window. Select Change Password... to change your password.
 
-
* If you forgot your password, or mistyped it enough times to lock yourself out, please contact the [[Helpdesk]] at x5500. Please read the following information about Campus domain password requirements.
+
* Changing this password affects logging into MyStevens,checking mail through 3rd party mail clients ( Outlook, Thunderbird, ect.),and logging into [[Updating VPN|VPN]], [[Updating Network Drives|Mapping A Network Drive]], and [[Updating Wireless Config|Wireless]] devices.
-
* Changing this password affects [[Updating VPN|VPN]], [[Updating Network Drives|Mapping A Network Drive]], and [[Updating Wireless Config|Wireless]] devices. You will need to update saved information and profiles to reflect your new password.
+
* If you mistyped it enough times to lock yourself out, please contact the [[Helpdesk]] at x5500.

Revision as of 10:10, 23 May 2012

Your Stevens Account and Password

  • Your Stevens password can also be changed through myStevens. Once logged in you will see a link to the Password Service under My Info.
  • A valid password:
      Must be at least 7 characters long.
      Must begin with a letter.
      Cannot contain any elements of your name or username.
      Cannot be any of your previous 10 passwords.
  • In addition, 2 of the 3 following rules must be met :
      Must contain alpha and numeric characters (letters and numbers).
      Must contain mixed case characters (upper and lower case).
      Must contain special characters.


  • Changing this password affects logging into MyStevens,checking mail through 3rd party mail clients ( Outlook, Thunderbird, ect.),and logging into VPN, Mapping A Network Drive, and Wireless devices.
  • If you mistyped it enough times to lock yourself out, please contact the Helpdesk at x5500.
Personal tools