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  Reset Your Password:

Use this form to reset your password. After you click on the Submit button, you will be asked to provide the answer to your security question. If you have forgotten your password and you have not set up a security question and answer, you will not be able to continue. In the event you cannot reset your password, please call the Help Desk at (989) 774-3662.

 Passwords must meet the following minimum requirements if they are changed or created new:
  • Your password must contain…
    • At least 8 total characters
    • At least 1 uppercase alphabetic character (A - Z)
    • At least 1 lowercase alphabetic character (a - z)
    • At least one instance of the following three-character sequence:
      • an alphabetic character (A-Z or a-z)
      • a SINGLE number (0 - 9) OR a SINGLE symbol (!, @, #, $, %, etc.)
      • an alphabetic character (A-Z or a-z)
      (example 1: b&a    example 2: c2D    example 3: J$q)
  • MUST NOT match any of your 3 previous passwords
  • CANNOT include a number or symbol character at the end UNLESS there is another single number or symbol character in the middle of the password
  • …and CANNOT resemble any large portion of your name, or common words, such as "pa$sw0rd or cH1ppewa"

If you would like help when creating a new password, try this password generator.

The <Ctrl><Alt><Del> option to change passwords from the desktop will no longer be available. Faculty, staff, and students will be required to go to http://myaccount.cmich.edu to change passwords.

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Last four digits of your social security number:
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right expand   white space » What services are affected if I change my password? The password change affects E-mail, Windows and Dial-up access. Once the password is changed, your new password comes into effect for all these services.

» How long does it take for the password change to come into effect? Usually, the new password comes into effect immediately.
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