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Your Password and Desktop Settings


Password imageYou use your University password to log in to the University network and online services.  
In order to protect your information:

  • Enrol for the Password Manager so you can reset your password at any time
  • Keep your password secret – don’t give it to anyone else or write it down
  • Don’t let anyone else use your account
  • Always remember to log out at the end of a session
  • Lock your screen any time you leave your PC unattended


Watch this video to find out more...


Frequently Asked Questions 


Click on the askNapier button to search the Knowledge Base or click on a link below:


What is the Password Manager?

How do I enrol for the Password Manager?

How do I reset a forgotten password on campus?

How do I reset a forgotten password off campus?

How do I change my password?

How often can I change my password?

What format does my University password need to be in?

What makes a good password?

If I enter an incorrect password will I be locked out of the system?

Can I reuse a password?

How can I choose a secure, easy to remember password?

Should I save my password when prompted?

How do I lock my desktop?