UGent password

UGent password

Password, policy and annual notification

Your UGent password allows you to access your e-mail, Ufora, Athena, computers in the UGent PC-rooms (managed by DICT), central disk space and UGent web applications. You also use it to set up a VPN connection to UGent.

UGent account password policy:

Near the date of the yearly password expiration, the following notification appears:

Your password will expire on [date]. Please take a minute to choose a new password. 
UGent may expire passwords as a security measure to protect accounts.

Change UGent password

If you know your password and you want to change it, visit the password site:
Password changes are effective immediately.

How to choose a new password if you forgot your password

More info

Password changed? Read this!

With your new password, you can no longer sign in from devices (and use applications) which have stored ("remembered") your old password.

Remove saved passwords:

Enter your new password :

Guidelines for choosing a password


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