How Do I Change My Password

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Please visit https://mypassword.queens.edu to change your Queens University of Charlotte password. 

 

Also, please make sure your security questions are setup and active so you are able to unlock your account without IT assistance in the future.

You can update your security questions at https://mypassword.queens.edu/setup 

 

If you are unable to reset your password, please contact the help desk. Have your Queens ID number and Date of Birth available for identity verification. 

 

Note for STUDENTS

  • Once password is changed, please go into any mobile device/tablet and change the password in our email/calendar App along with WiFi connection, or you will become locked out of your account. 

Note for EMPLOYEES with university-owned laptops

  • It's best to change your password when you're connected to the campus network (either physically on campus or connected to the university VPN). You may experience temporary problems logging into your laptop if you change your password while on another network.

 

  • The password must be at least 8 characters long. 
  • Must not contain your username, parts of your full name that exceed two consecutive characters, or be identical to any of the last 20 passwords used.
  • Use three of the following four character types:
  • Numeric (0,1,2...)
  • Special (!,$,#,%...)
  • Uppercase (A,B,C...)
  • Lowercase (a,b,c...)

    Microsoft is also dynamically blocking passwords they determine to be weak based on past attack data, compromised pw lists, etc. They have something called a 'global pw banned list'. If you create a pw that is similar to any pw on this list, the pw will be rejected. MS doesn't give the user any indication this is why the pw was rejected. The on-screen messaging is the same.

 

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