AccountID, Password FAQ

Can I change my AccountID Password?

The Division of Information Technology's (DoIT) website includes a form that allows faculty, staff, and students to change their passwords. Information and directions are available at

How can I change my password to get into Blackboard?

Login IDs and passwords are managed by the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) at NIU. You can change your password at DoIT's website: go to, then click on "Change your password" and follow the steps provided.

If you are unable to change your password, or if the steps that DoIT has provided on its website do not work, please call the IT Service Desk at 815-753-8100

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Last Updated: 09/27/2016