Change your password (faculty and staff)


To change your password on campus with your WFU-issued Windows computer

  1. Make sure you are using your WFU-issued Windows computer and are logged into the campus network (DEACNET).
  2. Press Ctrl. + Alt + Delete simultaneously
  3. Click “Change a password…”
  4. Type your current password
  5. Select a new password and type it in the fields provided. You cannot reuse your current password or any of your 5 previous passwords.
  6. Your password is now synchronized! Please wait approximately one hour for the update to take place across all computing services.

To change your password off campus with your WFU-issued Windows computer

  1. Login to VPN
  2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete
  3. Click “Change a password…”
  4. Follow the prompts

To change your password when using a non-WFU device

  1. Log in to WIN
  2. Select Personal
  3. For MyDeacNet users, select “Manage myDeacnet Account/Change Password”
  4. For non MyDeacNet users, select “Change WIN Password and Clue”
  5. Select Change Password and Clue
  6. Follow the prompts

To change your password on a Wake Forest MacBook Pro

  1. Log in to WIN
  2. Select Personal
  3. Select “Change WIN Password and Clue”
  4. Follow the prompts
  5. Change your local password

Need Help?

Contact our Service Desk, conveniently located in the ZSR Library.

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