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CNetID - Change Your CNet Password or Passphrase

This article explains how to change your CNet password.

You can change the password or passphrase used with your CNetID from the CNetID Overview page. Select Change your CNet password, even if you've forgotten it. To change your password or passphrase, you'll need to confirm your identity as the account owner. Generally, you do this by providing your current CNetID and password or passphrase.

If you don't know your CNetID, please contact the Identification and Privileges Office (IPO).

If You Don't Remember Your Password or Passphrase

If you don't know your current CNetID password or passphrase, you can answer the security question you selected when you either created or re-certified your account.

Go to the Get a New CNet Password page and provide the requested information, except for the password or passphrase. You will be prompted for the answer to your question.

If You Can't Answer Your Security Question

If you are unable to answer your security question and do not remember your password or passphrase, you will need to bring a photo ID to the Identification and Privileges Office at 1100 East 57th Street, Room 100F (in the Regenstein Library) to reset your password or passphrase in person.

More information on picking good passwords and passphrases can be found in the article Choose Good Passwords Or Passphrases And Keep Them Secure. Once you successfully change your password or passphrase, you'll need to wait approximately one hour for the update to propagate through all of our systems.

Keywords:account, access, change   Doc ID:15727
Owner:Astrid F.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2010-11-22 19:00 CDTUpdated:2017-03-27 12:58 CDT
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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