Change your password

There are a few ways to change your password:


Change your password online using either your most recent password, your external email address and passphrase, security question or a one-time password.

From the log on screen

Log on to any University Windows computer on campus using the username and password below and then follow the onscreen instructions.

  • Username: pwchange
  • Password: changepw

At the IT Helpdesk

If you can't change your password online or from the log on screen, then you can visit the IT Helpdesk and they will issue you with a temporary password that you can use to create a new password.

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Need help?
IT Helpdesk
Telephone: 2345 (Colchester) 8341 (Southend)