McGill Password

Password reset required for resource accounts

Published: 21Jun2017

Sponsors of McGill resource accounts were notified in May and asked to reset the passwords of those accounts by May 24.  Any resource account passwords which were not changed since March have now...

Resource account sponsors: McGill Password change and validation required

Published: 12May2017

 A reset of resource account passwords is required before May 24th, 2017.  For resource accounts that had their passwords changed on or after March 8th 2017, when the password reset was initiated,...

McGill Password - reset required

Published: 28Mar2017

Please note McGill required all users to reset their McGill password by March 28, 10:30AM EDT. If not done, your password has been automatically reset and will need to be changed. Visit www.mcgill...

McGill Password - reset required

Published: 23Mar2017

McGill is investigating unusual network activity. As a precautionary measure, we are requiring all system users to reset their McGill passwords. You have until March 28, 10:30AM EDT to make this...

McGill Password reset, Staff Directory and other services unavailable on Apr 25 - 26

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26Apr201512:00

Due to scheduled maintenance from Saturday, April 25, at 9:30pm to Sunday, April 26, at 12:00pm, McGill Passwords will not be able to be created or reset, either through Minerva, the Change McGill...

McGill Password Security Questions (PSS) was decommissioned on February 23

Published: 5Mar2015

As part of an ongoing effort to streamline services, the McGill Password Security Questions (PSS) tool was decommissioned on Monday, February 23. While this tool was initially launched with the...

Faculty and Staff: McGill will double your password if you didn't already change it

Published: 30Oct2014

As previously announced in the McGill Reporter and on this site, IT Services will be doubling your McGill Password if you have not yet changed it since asked in May. Once your password is doubled,...

Students: did you change your McGill Password after Heartbleed?

Published: 5Sep2014

If you didn't change your McGill Password after the Heartbleed vulnerability was announced earlier this year, we strongly encourage you to do so. Take advantage of the increased password length and...

Want a longer McGill Password? No problem!

Published: 16Jul2014

As of 5pm on Wednesday, July 16, IT Services implemented an increase in the length of the McGill Password. Instead of being restricted to EXACTLY 8 characters in length, you can now create a...

McGill Password Reset FAQs

The list below covers some Frequently Asked Questions that users have asked when changing a McGill Password. I use a resource account, can I change its password? Only the sponsor/owner of a...

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