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MyPortal Password Change
You Must Create a New, Strong Password
February 25, 2013
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To better protect personal information, you must create a new, "strong" password to log on to MyPortal. The new password will also be your password for on-campus wireless login. Follow the on-screen prompts to create your new password. It must be eight to 20 characters are include:

  • both upper- and lower-case letters;
  • at least one number; and
  • at least one special character, excluding { } : @ ' / #

Video Instructions—Watch video instructions detailing how to create and remember your new strong password. Password Reset Utility—If you have difficulty when creating your new password or forget what it is, you can reset your password using your birth date and social security number. If you do not have a social security number, follow these steps:

  • International Students: Visit or call the International Students Program Office.
  • AB 540 Students: Visit the Admissions & Records Office or e-mail

All Students: If needed, see troubleshooting tips for what to do if you forget your login ID or get locked out of MyPortal. Password Change Q&A—For more answers to your questions about the MyPortal password change, access More information is available at If you require additional assistance, e-mail or complete the online form at

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Special Notice: This new policy affects all Foothill-De Anza students and employees.

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