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, go to:

  1. Google Apps Account: Provides access to email.
  2. DePauw Account: Provides access to e-Services and Active Directory (AD) driven systems (i.e., Moodle, network drives, Box, campus printers).

How to reset forgotten passwords

Google Apps Account

You will need to present your DePauw ID card at the HelpDesk located on the lower level of the Memorial Student Union Building to receive assistance with resetting your email password.

DePauw Account

To request a temporary password be sent to your Google Apps Account, go to https://my.depauw.edu/e and click Forgot password? Otherwise, you will need to present your DePauw ID card at the HelpDesk located on the lower level of the Memorial Student Union Building to receive assistance with resetting your DePauw Account password.

Updated: 2/6/2017