Passwords

Password requirements

DePauw passwords must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum length of 8 characters
  • Must not contain your name or username
  • Must contain at least 3 of the following 4 types of characters:
    • Lowercase letter (abcd…)
    • Uppercase letter  (ABCD…)
    • Number (1234…)
    • Special character (!@#$…)

Additional information for creating secure passwords

How to change your passwords

There are two (2) separate IT accounts that you need to maintain. For step-by-step instructions on how to change your password in each of these accounts, browse to:

  1. Google Apps Account (Provides access to email)
  2. DePauw Account (Provides access to e-Services, Moodle, network drives, and network printers)

How to reset forgotten passwords

  1. Google Apps Account
    • You will need to present your DePauw ID OneCard at the HelpDesk located on the lower level of the Memorial Student Union Building
  2. DePauw Account
    • To request a temporary password be sent to your Google Apps Account, browse to https://my.depauw.edu/e and click Forgot password?
    • Otherwise, you will need to present your DePauw ID OneCard at the HelpDesk located on the lower level of the Memorial Student Union Building
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