Reset WSU Password

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Reset your WSU password

As most students are aware, WSU passwords must be changed every 180 days. Typically, an email will be sent several days before this expiration date instructing the student to reset his or her password before it expires. In the past, if a password expired, that student would have to come into tech support to get it reset. A new system has been implemented so that the student can reset his or her expired password themselves without coming in. This can be done from any computer that's connected to the internet, anywhere. The following steps detail how to configure the new system for later use.

For more information on passwords please visit the WSU Password page.

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System Configuration

https://reset.winona.edu

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  • Click "I am a Current Student or New Student".

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  • Select "I have a WSU Laptop"

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  • Select if you are On-Campus or Off-Campus

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ON-CAMPUS MAC

  • Select "I have a Mac"

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  • Follow the instructions that pop up

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  • Open System Preferences and click Users & Groups

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  • Click Change Password

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  • Enter your old password, a new password, and the new password again to verify it. You do not need a Password Hint. Hit change password when done.

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  • Password Requirements
    • 8 character minimum
    • Uppercase and lowercase letters
    • Special characters and/or numbers
    • Cannot have your first or last name in the password
  • If you receive an error message your password may not meet the minimum requirements



ON-CAMPUS PC

  • Select "I have a PC"

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  • Follow the instructions that pop up

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  • Hit CTRL + ALT + DELETE and select "Change a Password"

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  • Enter your old password, a new password and the new password to confirm it. Hit enter when done.

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  • Password Requirements
    • 8 character minimum
    • Uppercase and lowercase letters
    • Special characters and/or numbers
    • Cannot have your first or last name in the password
  • If you receive an error message your password may not meet the minimum requirements


OFF-CAMPUS MAC

  • Select "I have a Mac"

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  • Follow the instructions that pop up

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  • Open System Preferences and click Users & Groups

Reset Password 13.jpeg

  • Click Change Password

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  • Enter your old password, a new password, and the new password again to verify it. You do not need a Password Hint. Hit change password when done.

Reset Password 15.png

  • Password Requirements
    • 8 character minimum
    • Uppercase and lowercase letters
    • Special characters and/or numbers
    • Cannot have your first or last name in the password
  • If you receive an error message your password may not meet the minimum requirements


OFF-CAMPUS PC

  • Select "I have a PC"

Reset Password 8.png

  • Follow the instructions that pop up

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  • Hit CTRL + ALT + DELETE and select "Change a Password"

Reset Password 11.png

  • Enter your old password, a new password and the new password to confirm it. Hit enter when done.

Reset Password 12.jpeg

  • Password Requirements
    • 8 character minimum
    • Uppercase and lowercase letters
    • Special characters and/or numbers
    • Cannot have your first or last name in the password
  • If you receive an error message your password may not meet the minimum requirements