Password Set/Reset

How to Reset your St. Lawrence Password

You can change your password via the Microsoft reset page. New employees can also set their first password this way in order to access their account. 

If you receive an error or need assistance, please submit a service request by clicking the "Request Service" button on the right side of this page. You can also contact the ODY Service Desk at 315-229-5770.


Password Guidelines (UPDATED)

Remember that a new password must meet the Password Guidelines:

  • Must be a minimum of 16 characters.
  • Cannot exceed maximum length of 128 characters
  • Cannot contain your network user name or parts of your full name that exceed two consecutive characters
  • Cannot be the same as a previously used Password.
  • Must contain characters from at least three of the following four categories...
    • Upper Case (A through Z)
    • Lower Case (a through z)
    • Number (0 through 9)
    • Non-alphabetic Character
  • Your password cannot contain any of the following words/phrases:
    • 1856
    • saints
    • larry
    • scarletandbrown
    • scarlet&brown
    • stlawrence
    • st.lawrence


Step-by-Step Instructions


Important Information

Your St. Lawrence University network account will grant you access to most technology resources at St. Lawrence University. Any use of university computing resources is subject to the Acceptable Use of Computer Resources Policy ("AUP") and Information Security Policies available on the university‚Äôs website.

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Related Articles (4)

This article gives instructions for how you can change your St. Lawrence password via the Webmail page.
Instructions for changing your password on a University-owned Windows computer.
This article explains how to confirm or update the personal contact information used for resetting your SLU network password.
This article explains how to use the Microsoft Password Reset page to reset your SLU network password.


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