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AccountID, Password FAQ

Can I change my AccountID Password?

The DoIT website has a form that allows faculty and students to change their passwords. Find information and directions online at

How can I change my password to get into Blackboard?

Login IDs and password are managed by Division of Information Technology (DoIT) at NIU. You can change your password at DoIT's website at by clicking on "Change your password" and following the steps they have provided.

The login ID and the password are the same for the Novell network and Blackboard. If you are unable to change your password or if the steps that DoIT has provided on its website do not work, please call IT Service Desk at 815-753-8100

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Last Updated: 05/04/2016