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How to Change Your Password on Your Device (Faculty\Staff Only)

This document shows how to change your campus password on your UWGB Windows 10 PC (desktop or laptop), UWGB macOS device (iMac or MacBook), or a personal device.

How to change your password on a:

Personal Device

UWGB Windows 10 PC

Note: If on a laptop, be sure you're connected to the VPN (VPN - User Guide). If you are on campus, be sure you're connected to a UWGB network.
  1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete
  2. Select Change a Password
  3. Create a new password that follows the requirements.  For the list of requirements, visit the following page: https://www.uwgb.edu/information-technology/password-reset/ 
To know if you are connected to the VPN, look for the globe on your taskbar. Select the globe and note whether it says Connected; if not, you are not connected to VPN.

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UWGB iMac and MacBook

Note: This method is only valid for iMacs and MacBooks that are on campus and connected to the campus network.  
Passwords should only be changed on a UWGB MacBook that is connected to VPN.  

If you need VPN installed on a UWGB MacBook, please contact the Help Desk at (920) 465-2309, helpdesk@uwgb.edu, or through the chat feature on our page (https://www.uwgb.edu/information-technology/).
  1. Open up System Preferences.

    Open System Preferences

  2. Select Users & Groups (on older systems as "Accounts").

    Users and Groups

  3. Make sure your username is highlighted on the left and press Change Password.

    Enter old password

  4. Enter your old password, followed by your new password twice; then, press Change Password.

    Enter old password

  5. Your password has now been changed.  You can close System Preferences.
To know if you are connected to the VPN, look for the globe on your menu bar. Select the globe and note whether it says Connected; if not, you are not connected to VPN.

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Personal Device

To change your UWGB password on your personal device, please use the Password Reset Tool found at the following page: https://www.uwgb.edu/information-technology/password-reset/ 

For Mac users: Changing your password within the Password Reset Tool will not change your password on your campus Mac. Please contact the Help Desk for assistance in syncing your password.




Keywords:password change Windows 10 PC MacBook iMac laptop faculty staff reset   Doc ID:22632
Owner:Kim M.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2012-02-13 14:17 CDTUpdated:2020-08-26 09:24 CDT
Sites:UW Green Bay
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