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How to Reset Your Business Systems Password

Follow these steps if you've forgotten your business systems password or if your password no longer works.

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1. Open the Reset My Password screen.

2. Validate your identity.

Enter all 4 pieces of requested information:

  1. User ID, which can be either of the following:
  2. UCSD employee ID number, which can be found on your campus/ staff ID card, your paycheck stub, or your Surepay earnings statement
  3. Last 4 digits of your Social Security number
  4. Birth date

Click the Continue button.

3. Check your email inbox.

  • The information you provided is affiliated with your e-mail address. A temporary password will be sent to you.
  • Your DSA will receive an e-mail message that you've reset your own password.

Note: If you receive an e-mail, but you didn't request a new password, contact your Department Security Administrator (DSA) or the ITS Service Desk.

4. Log in again.

  • Use the temporary password the next time you sign on.
  • This password is valid for only one use. When you sign on, you'll be prompted to create a new, permanent password.
  • Choose and confirm a password. Follow the security guidelines on screen. Your password must:
    • Be 6 to 8 characters of mixed alphabetic, numeric, @, #, or $.
    • Not contain a common word found in a dictionary

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