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In the format of '''''username''@middlebury.edu''', your Middlebury '''network account''' provides access to authorized services and resources, such as e-mail, the wireless network, cloud storage on Google and OneDrive, printing, software installations, BannerAdmin, and more.  You should protect your account with a strong password and keep it safe so it is known only to you.  
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In the format of '''''username''@middlebury.edu''', your'''''<i>Middlebury '</i>'''account''' provides access to authorized services and resources, such as e-mail, the wireless network, cloud storage on Google and OneDrive, printing, software installations, BannerAdmin, Oracle, and more.&nbsp; You should protect your account with a strong password and keep it safe so it is known only to you. &nbsp;
  
=== Tips for a Successful Network Password Change ===
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=== Tips for a Successful Midd Password Change ===
  
 
*Always turn off all mobile devices before changing your network password to avoid account lockouts due to attempted connections using your old password.  
 
*Always turn off all mobile devices before changing your network password to avoid account lockouts due to attempted connections using your old password.  
*Whenever practical, change your password while on the College network.  
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*Whenever practical, change your password while on the Middlebury College network.  
  
 
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=== Changing Midd Account Passwords (when current password is known) ===
 
 
=== Changing Network Account Passwords (when current password is known) ===
 
  
 
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==== Students... ====
 
==== Students... ====
  
'''Students '''change their network account password using this website: [https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/ChangePassword.aspx https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/ChangePassword.aspx]
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'''Students '''change their password using this website: [https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/ChangePassword.aspx https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/ChangePassword.aspx]
  
 
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==== Faculty & Staff who are OFF-campus or are NOT using a college-issued computer ====
 
==== Faculty & Staff who are OFF-campus or are NOT using a college-issued computer ====
  
Change network account password using this website [https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/ChangePassword.aspxOnce https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/ChangePassword.aspx]&nbsp;
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Change account password using this website [https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/ChangePassword.aspxOnce https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/ChangePassword.aspx]&nbsp;
  
 
Once you return to campus it may be necessary to restart your computer connected to a network to update computer password. macOS will require a wireless password be updated.
 
Once you return to campus it may be necessary to restart your computer connected to a network to update computer password. macOS will require a wireless password be updated.
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=== How to Reset Network Account Passwords (when current password is NOT known) ===
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=== How to Reset Midd Account Passwords (when current password is NOT known) ===
  
In cases where the network password has been forgotten, faculty, staff, and students <u>all </u>use this link to reset their password:
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In cases where the Midd password has been forgotten, faculty, staff, and students <u>all </u>use this link to reset their password:
  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [https://passwordreset.microsoftonline.com https://passwordreset.microsoftonline.com]&nbsp;&nbsp; (User ID in ''username@middlebury.edu'' format)
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [https://passwordreset.microsoftonline.com https://passwordreset.microsoftonline.com]&nbsp;&nbsp; (User ID in ''username@middlebury.edu'' format)

Revision as of 15:26, 5 August 2019

In the format of username@middlebury.edu', yourMiddlebury 'account provides access to authorized services and resources, such as e-mail, the wireless network, cloud storage on Google and OneDrive, printing, software installations, BannerAdmin, Oracle, and more.  You should protect your account with a strong password and keep it safe so it is known only to you.  

Tips for a Successful Midd Password Change

  • Always turn off all mobile devices before changing your network password to avoid account lockouts due to attempted connections using your old password.
  • Whenever practical, change your password while on the Middlebury College network.

 

Changing Midd Account Passwords (when current password is known)

 

Students...

Students change their password using this website: https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/ChangePassword.aspx

 

 

Faculty & Staff with a college-issued computer who are ON the campus network

The preferred method for a password change when you know your current password is to use your computer's operating system as follows.

Important Note: If you have multiple computers, we recommended using your macOS computer to change your password.

For Windows, press Ctrl + Alt + Delete, then choose "Change a Password."

For MacOS, open Systems Preferences, then Users & Groups. Select your user account, then click the Change Password... button.

 

 

Faculty & Staff who are OFF-campus or are NOT using a college-issued computer

Change account password using this website https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/ChangePassword.aspx 

Once you return to campus it may be necessary to restart your computer connected to a network to update computer password. macOS will require a wireless password be updated.

 

 

 

How to Reset Midd Account Passwords (when current password is NOT known)

In cases where the Midd password has been forgotten, faculty, staff, and students all use this link to reset their password:

    https://passwordreset.microsoftonline.com   (User ID in username@middlebury.edu format)

 

Other Middlebury Accounts

 

Password Policy and Guidelines

Our password policy can be found here, along with pointers about how to create strong passwords:

http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/technology/its/policies/passwords

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