myLSU Portal: Password Management

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General Information

You can manage the passwords for ALL of your LSU accounts in one place with the myLSU Portal.   (View the myLSU Portal: Overview for more information.)

Accounts & IDs:  (1) MyLSU Account ID,  (2) Mainframe ID
  *Some exceptions apply.

NOTE: If you have forgotten your password or your password has expired, you can reset it by using the Forgot Password link; see GROK Article 9980 for instructions on how to do this.

Password FAQs

I Forgot my Password, how do I Reset it?

How do I Change my Password Security Question?

How do I Use Passphrases in Passwords?

How do I Choose & Protect my Passwords?

myLSU Password Policies & Security Levels

Password Management

1. Log into the myLSU Portal.  (

2. Click Personal Preferences, then choose Password Management.

3. Select the Account that you want to Reset the Password on.  Accounts which are available to you will display in the drop-down list.

Select a User ID, and click the "Change Password" button.

How To Change Your Password?

Change Your MyLSU Account Password

Change Your Mainframe Password:  

Requires a separate account and password, not associated to your myLSU Password.   If you forget your Mainframe password, you can change it through the myLSU Portal.

  • (You MUST manually change your mainframe password the next time you log in.)
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