Active Directory, Gateway Portal and Net Files
Access to Y drive from your dorm room. In the Library or labs, used to log onto computers, utilize printing resources, and to access the files stored in your network folder. You also use this password for the Gateway Portal, Library databases and emails.
Length: at least 8 characters, Expiration: Every 180 days, Spaces not allowed, At least (8) characters in length. The new password must have at least (1) number, (1) special character (*&^$#!) and (1) capital letter. If you use a MAC in any of your classes, your password must not be longer than (10) characters in length. Cannot reuse a previous password.
How to Change:
If your password has already expired:
Contact the Help Desk (see information below under Problems)
If you want to change your password before the expiration date (available on campus computers only):
PC: Hold down CNTL , ALT & Delete Keys and a dialog box will appear. Click on the Change Password button and type in your new password twice. You can also change it in Outook Web Access, details here.
Mac: Go Connect to Server then in Server Address type files, then click on Connect.
1. Click the Change Password button (left corner).
2. Enter new and old passwords where prompted.If you want to change your password before the expiration date go to the Gateway.
Stop by the LIS Help Desk (lower level of the library) with ID. You may need to have your account unlocked or a new password set. Librarians can unlock this password for students at the Library.
Unlock your account 24/7 by clicking here.