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Changing a Current NetID Password

Document ID 972


This document provides instructions on how to change an unexpired NetID password that you know.


1. Go to http://gateway.tamu.edu/ and click Password Settings [fig. 01].

Click on Password Settings

[fig. 01 - Aggie Account Gateway]


2. Log in with your NetID and your NetID password [fig. 02].

Log in with your current NetID and Password

[fig. 02 - Log In]


3. Click the button that says Change Your NetID Password [fig. 03].

Change your NetID Password

[fig. 03 - Change Password]


4. Enter your new NetID password in the "new password" and "conformation field" [fig. 04].

Note: Make sure that your new password meets these criteria:

  • Password must be at least eight (8) and at most thirty-two (32) characters long.

  • Password must contain at least one (1) number or special character.

  • Password must contain both upper and lower case characters.

  • Password must contain only the following characters: a-z, A-Z, 0-9, `~!#%^&*()-_=+[{]}\|:',<.>?/@$;

Enter in new password

[fig. 04 - Change NetID Password]


5. Click Submit Password to save your new password.

Note: You should be able to use your new NetID password immediately.
If you have any further questions, please email helpdesk@tamu.edu or call us at 979.845.8300.

Document ID 972
October 2, 2013
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