Passwords

Available To: Faculty, Staff, Students

NAU students, faculty, staff and affiliates receive an NAU User ID along with a password to access many of the computer based applications and services at NAU.

Your password will expire on a regular basis requiring you to reset it. 

Password Change Tool: www.nau.edu/password

This is the self service account tool for Northern Arizona University. This tool will help you reset your password, set your secret question/answer for your accounts and enable your accounts here at NAU if you are a first time user. This tool uses your UID. There is an option for "Don't Know" for new users.

Related Services

Not available to students Available to facultyAvailable to staff

The Auth-Test temporary password tool provides temporary access to the cas test environment for testing purposes.
Available to studentsAvailable to facultyAvailable to staff

A password lockout is a problem that occurs when a user changes their NAU password online without changing it on all of their devices. These step-by-step instructions will guide users through the process of changing their NAU password on multiple devices. 

Training & Documentation


An explanation of NAU's current password policy.


A description of NAU's password complexity rules.