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Getting or Changing UCSD Passwords

Learn how to get or change passwords for your Active Directory, Business Systems, or Network account.

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Active Directory (AD)

Active Directory (AD) account is for access to:

What to do:

  • Your Active Directory account will be set up automatically by your department. Contact your supervisor for assistance. 
  • If you don't remember your password, or need to change it, follow the instructions on the Active Directory Password Change Tool.
  • The tool will indicate that you have successfully changed your password.

Business Systems

Business Systems account is for access to:

  • At Your Service
  • Link Family of tools
  • Other UCSD business and finance systems

What to do:

Network (Kerberos)

Network (Kerberos) account is for access to:

What to do:

  • Contact your department system administrator or computer support staff to request a Network username.
  • If you know your password and need to change it, follow the instructions on the Network Password Change form.
  • The tool will indicate that you have successfully changed your password.
  • If you don't know your username or password:
    • Contact your department system administrator or computer support staff to request it, or
    • Take your UCSD picture ID or your driver's license and a letter on UCSD letterhead confirming your position to:

      Combined ACMS/ ACT Help Desk
      Applied Physics & Mathematics building (AP&M), Room 1313 (map)
      Weekdays, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Note: This page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/passwords