Reset Your UMN Password

  1. Log into my-account.umn.edu.  You may need to authenticate your identity in order to log in.
  2. Click the Password Management menu.
  3. Select Reset your UMN password.
    The Self-Service sidebar in My Account.  "Reset your UMN password" is selected.
     
  4. Enter your current ("old") password into the box marked Current Password.
  5. Choose a new password or passphrase, and enter it into both of the boxes marked New Password.

    Note: Make sure your new password or passphrase includes:
    At least 1 uppercase letter
    At least 1 lowercase letter
    At least 16 characters all together, including spaces

    Think of your password as a passphrase; for example -
    Superman is my hero [spaces are fine!]
    ByeByeMs4mericanP!3 [song lyrics are memorable]

Read more tips for creating a secure and memorable passphrase.