I Forgot My Password! Now What?!

Use the Self Service Tool

reset.uwgb.edu. If you have enrolled in the self service tool, just login and follow the prompts for your new password.

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Password Requirements

Your new password will have a few requirements that need to be met.

  • Must be a minimum of 14 characters, not to exceed 49 characters.
  • Password must be a mix of uppercase, lowercase, numbers and special characters. 
  • Must contain at least one number. 
  • Must be changed at least every 180 days. 
  • Must not contain any character more than twice consecutively. 
  • Passwords may not contain the user’s first or last name
  • Must not include any personal information, (i.e. name, birthday, SSN).  
  • Can’t be any of your last 24 passwords.

Q: Why are the password requirements so strict?
A: A new UW Policy and UW Procedure, but also, we care about your online and data protection.

Q: Why is this so annoying?‚Äč
A: Data security can be, but once you are in the Self Service Tool it won't be a nuisance anymore even if you forget your password 100 times. You are safer for it.

Q: I'm stuck. I need help. Isn't there a person for this?
A: Yup! Contact us at the Help Desk. We're available by phone, email and in person. We'll help you access your account. 

For Faculty & Staff


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