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How to Change Your Password

  1. Follow the link to change your passphrase: Change your Passphrase (formerly password) 
  2. Sign in with your campus email address
  • Students will need to replace @cougars.csusm.edu with @csusm.edu in order to login.

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2. Select the first option - Work or School Account.

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3. Enter your email address password as shown below.

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4. Satisfy the Duo multi-factor authentication request - select either option below.

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5. If you are using your personal machine, select Yes to stay signed in.  We recommend not to select this option if you are using a public system.

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6. Enter your old (current) password, then enter your new password in both fields.

  • Passwords/phrases will be valid for one year.
  • Passwords/phrases must be a minimum of 15 characters, a maximum of 32.
  • Passwords/phrases do not require capital or lowercase letters or special characters.

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7. You're done!  Your password will now update on all campus systems.  Please be sure to update all of your devices that may store your campus username and password.

  • Outlook
  • Teams
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Campus WiFi profile on your mobile device