Password Reset

For current faculty, staff, and students

Your St. Thomas password does not expire. However you can change or reset it at any time using the options below. Note - Your User ID is your full

Reset Your St. Thomas Password Here

Setup or Change Challenge Questions & Login Options Here 

For security purposes, we do not reset passwords via email. If you forgot your username, visit our walk-up help desks with a photo ID and we will reset your password.

For XST & IPC accounts

These student worker and administrator accounts can reset their password from an on-campus desktop PC that is connected to the St. Thomas internet. Simply press CTRL+ALT+DEL and select "Change a Password" to create and confirm your new password. If this does not work, contact the Tech Desk. If you need an XST or IPC account, discuss this with your supervisor or hiring manager who is authorized to make this request. 


For Emeritus, & Courtesy Accounts

You will have limited access to St. Thomas resources when you become an emeritus or have a courtesy guest account. Use the designated links below to setup security questions so you don't get locked out of your account and if you need to reset your password, can click the button below.

Reset an emeritus or coutesy account password here

Setup challenge questions for your account here


Password Requirements

When creating your password, it must follow the guidelines below:

  • at least 15 characters in length
  • at least (1) uppercase letter
  • at least (1) lowercase letter
  • at least (1) number
  • may not include your first name or last name
  • may not include  your username
  • may not include  the last 4 digits of your Social Security number.
  • may not include spaces or any of the following special characters: % * ; " ` # @ & , \ ; ---
  • may not be any of previous 10 passwords. 


Article ID: 96839
Wed 1/29/20 11:38 AM
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