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CNetID - Changing Your CNet Password or Passphrase
This article explains how to change your CNet password.
You can change the password or passphrase accompanying 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 authenticate that you are 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 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 - and you will be prompted for the answer to your question.
If You Can't Answer Your Question
If you are unable to answer your question and do not remember your password or passphrase, you will need to go to the Identification and Privileges Office at 1100 East 57th Street, Room 100F (in the Regenstein Library) with a picture ID to reset your password or passphrase in person.
More information on picking good passwords and passphrases can be found on our Safe Computing site's Choosing Good Passwords and Passphrases page. Once you've successfully changed your password or passphrase, you'll need to wait approximately one hour for the changes to propagate through all of our systems.