Reset your Password

Overview

AACC faculty and staff are required to change their passwords every 90 days.  Follow the instructions below to change your password.  It's also a good idea to change your password if you feel that your account credentials may have been compromised.  

How do I reset my password?
Method 1: Reset your password using the Password Management Tool 
  • Note: If you are an AACC employee utilizing an AACC PC/laptop on the campus network or connected to the VPN/ForitClient, use Method 2 described below (Ctrl Alt Del). 
  1. Navigate to: https://www.aacc.edu/password and select Password Management Tool.

Reset password button.

  1. Enter your AACC user name and select Next.

A field prompting you to enter your username.

  1. Enter your current password and click Sign In.

A field asking you for your password.

  1. Create a new password, and re-type the new password.  Select

Two password fields prompting you to type your new password along with a blue, rectangular button with white-type that states "Reset Password".

 


Method 2: Reset your password using Ctrl Alt Del on your VPN connected device
  • Note: This method can only be utilized by employees with an AACC device connected to the VPN/FortiClient.  This method is the preferred password change method when using an AACC device. 
  1. Make sure that your AACC device is on, connected to Wi-Fi, and the VPN.  For assistance connecting to the VPN, check out the FortiClient Remote Access knowledge article
  2. Select the Ctrl + Alt + Del keys on your keyboard. You should see this screen:

Control Alt Delete screen

  1. Select Change a password.
  2. Enter your Old password and your new password in the New password and Confirm password boxes. 

Change password dialog screen

 

Troubleshooting

AACC Password Requirements

Mandatory
Cannot be shorter than 8 characters.
Cannot be larger than 128 characters.
Requires a minimum of 2 letters.
Cannot use first name.
Cannot use last name.
Cannot contain user name.
Cannot contain these invalid characters ?'/[]\|{}
Conditional (3 out of 4 rules must be satisfied)
Must have 1 upper case characters.
Requires a minimum of 1 numbers.
Requires a minimum of 1 special characters.
Must have 1 lower case characters.

Still have questions?  Contact the Technical Service Desk or complete the Change your MyAACC Password request. 

 

Details

Article ID: 120091
Created
Mon 11/9/20 10:09 PM
Modified
Thu 7/21/22 10:59 AM

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