Standard method to unlock, reset, or change your password.
Your username, email address, and password are valuable elements to your online experience and security, so please take steps to protect them. You can help protect your identity and your information by following a few simple rules:
You will receive email warnings before your password expires. These warnings will be sent on the following days:
If you still have not changed your password by the third warning, your account will be disabled -- you will not be able to log into your computer, your email, my.csusm.edu, and other university systems.
No. Sharing passwords is a violation of the Computer Equipment Access Policy. By sharing your password with anyone, you are giving that person access to your email, my.csusm.edu, and other confidential resources to which you have been granted access.
The campus has changed "your computer is locked" policy due to the number of unsuccessful attempts to login. A new "soft-lock" policy has been introduced in order to reduce the number of lockout attacks we've been seeing for the past few months. This change has been approved by the CISO.
The new policy is as follows:
It is important to read information on steps to change your password. Enrollment is required in order to setup the self service reset challenge questions whereby you can change you own password immediately.