Washington and Lee University


Change Your Network Password

Use this page to change your W&L network password. This password is used for e-mail (including, for students, Outlook Live) and network file storage, as well as resources such as WebAdvisor, Sakai, WebHelpDesk, Virtual Private Network (VPN), and Campus Notices.

NOTE: Password requirements have recently changed. Please make sure your new password meets the following criteria:
  • It must not contain the user's account name (or any part of the user's full name that exceeds two consecutive characters)
  • It must not re-use your prior W&L network passwords
  • It must not contain spaces, or non-English characters
  • It must be between eight and sixteen characters in length
  • It must contain characters from three of the following four categories:
    • Uppercase characters (A through Z)
    • Lowercase characters (a through z)
    • Numbers (0 through 9)
    • Non-alphabetic characters (for example, !, $, #, %)
Current Password:
New Password:
Re-enter New Password: