FAES Change Password

This form will allow you to change your password. Please make sure that your new password meets any applicable password policies.

Password Complexity

  • Passwords must be 8 or more characters long.
  • Passwords must contain at least 3 of the following...
    • capital letters A - Z
    • lower-case letters a - z
    • numbers 0 - 9
    • special characters / * ! , @ [ ] ? . _ + = { } ~ % ^
  • Passwords must NOT contain $ # ; & \ > < ` ' " ( ) | -

Change your FAES Password

User ID

Current Password

New Password

New Password (again)

Password Suggestions

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If you are having trouble with this page, please call CFAES Commtech ITHelp @ 614-292-9110.

Password Expiration

  • Passwords expire every 180 days
  • Passwords expiration notices begin 2 weeks prior to expiration

Password changes made on this webpage affect the following services:

  • Some Drupal and Wordpress sites
  • Web server (web.cfaes)
  • Mac/PC installs that use the FAES domain
  • CFAES Camtasia Relay Service
  • Safeboot on the FAES domain (Columbus campus)

This password DOES NOT affect the following services:

  • University email (name.n@osu.edu)
  • University services such as eReports, eRequests, or eLeave
  • Self-service portals provided by the OCIO & HR