Faculty & Staff Password Change

UCO offers several methods for changing your UCO password. Utilize the method that works best or contact our Service Desk for assistance.

Adjunct Faculty and students should follow the steps outlined on the UCONNECT Access page.

On Campus | Off Campus | On or Off Campus
Tips for Strong Passwords | Get Help

On Campus Password Changes

Change Password: Windows
  1. On your keyboard press Ctrl + Alt + Delete all at the same time.
  2. Select Change Password.
  3. Follow the instructions presented to change your UCO password.

Change Password: Mac

  1. Open System Preferences.
  2. Select Users & Groups.
  3. Select your account.
  4. Choose Change Password.
  5. Follow steps displayed to change your UCO password

Should these options not be available, follow the Off Campus instructions in the next section.

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Off Campus Password Changes

Please visit uco.edu/reset to use the Self-Service Password Change utility.

Note: When you change your password while off campus, you will use this new password to access remote services and/or to unlock your campus desktop computer when you return to campus.

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On or Off Campus Password Changes

Another method to change your password is to use UCONNECT. The Password Change section is available on or off campus.

Change Password in UCONNECT

To change your password after logging in:

  1. Select the Personal information page.
    Uconnet with Personal Information selected
  2. Locate the Password Change portlet and select Change Password.
    Password change portlet with Change Password highlighted
  3. Follow the instructions on the Change Password screen to complete the process.

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Tips for Strong Passwords

Strong Passwords should follow these rules:
  • 8 - 20 characters in length
  • Must contain alpha and numeric characters, a - z (case sensitive), 0 - 9
  • Must contain at least 1 alpha character, a - z, A-Z
  • Must contain at least 1 numeric character, 0 - 9
  • May contain special characters, such as @, #, $, %, *, &, (, ), etc.

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Getting Help With Password Changes

Please contact the UCO Service Desk for assistance with your UCO login and password.

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