ID Maintenance and Passwords

ID Maintenance provides a web-based user interface ( that allows users to manage their Ohio State digital identity: username, password, email delivery, preferred name, and more.

As an Ohio State faculty, staff member, and/or student you must change the password associated with your name.# every 180 days. You will receive an email reminder 14, 7, and 1 day prior to your password expiration date. If you know the current password for your Ohio State internet username, there are step-by-step instructions online to walk you through changing it. If you have forgotten this password, refer to Forgotten Ohio State Username or Password for instructions on how to reset your password.

Password management impacts the Risk Management Program standards and requirements IT 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3.

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