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Password Reset Instructions

Resetting your network password

Your network password expires every 365 days and is used to access the following services:  Albion College Lab & Faculty/Staff Computers, Cisco NAC Agent, Wireless Internet Authentication, Albion Website Access, and Moodle Course Webs.  It is likely different from your Albion Gmail password unless you have purposely set them as the same.

For new users, email and network password are intially set the same.  Albion Gmail passwords can be changed within the Gmail interface by selecting "Mail Settings" from the gear-shaped icon in the upper right-hand corner of the window. 

You will receive email notifications 30, 14, 7, 3, 2, & 1 day(s) prior to your network password expiring.

If you are off campus, or do not have access to an Albion Computer Lab or Faculty/Staff computer, you can use the Reset Network Password Web Application by clicking on the following link.

Resetting your network password from a campus machine

You can change your network password by logging into a computer lab or faculty/staff machine.  Click Ctrl+Alt+Delete and select the “Change a password” option.  You will have to enter your current network password once and your new network password twice.  The same network password character minimums listed below apply.

Please keep in mind that your password must be at least thirteen (13) characters long and contain three of the following four:

  • Uppercase (A – Z)
  • Lowercase (a – z)
  • Digits (0 – 9)
  • Non-alphanumeric (!, @, #, %, etc.)

As always, please contact the help desk at 517-629-0479 or if you have any problems with your Albion network password. 


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Password Matrix




What does it affect? Character Minimum & Specs How to Reset Password Forgot Password?
Albion Network Lab computer access, faculty & staff machines, cisco, wireless internet authentication, albion website access, print credit website, moodle website Eight character minimum.  Password cannot be any of your previous three passwords.  Password must contain three of the following four: upper case letter, lower case letter, number, symbol. At a lab or Faculty/Staff machine, press Ctrl+Alt+Delete then toggle down to the change a password button.  Enter your current password once followed by your new password twice. Please contact the Help Desk at 517-629-0479 to have a representative assist you with resetting your password.
Google Apps Google Email, Calendar, and Documents Six character minimum. Click on the settings button in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.  In the Accounts tab, select Google Account Settings.  Then select the Change Password button next to security. Please contact the help desk at 517-629-0479 to have your password reset.
ACIS Albion College Information System more commonly known as ACIS.  Transcript, financial, and scholarship information are found in ACIS. The user ID is your student number which contains the year you began at Albion.  Your pin is a specific six-digit number.  Password does not expire.  To reset password, scroll to the "Personal Information" tab and select "Change Pin."  Passwords must have a six character minimum.  You can click the "Forgot Pin" button on the bottom as long as you have registered your User ID.  Please contact the Registrar's Office at 517-629-0216 to have your password reset.
Albion 1Card Acccount access on Albion 1Card allows you to create your own unique username and password upon registering the card. Once logged into your account, click on the my profile button on the left side of the screen.  Next click the edit button under username & password to change your password. Click on the "Forgot your username or password?" link in the Cardholder Account Center.  Answer the questions listed to retrieve your password.

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