New account, password resets/changes, shared secrets and general support.

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Pinned Article Can I change my UWin ID?

It is generally not permitted to change your UWin ID except under special circumstances.

Pinned Article FAQ: UWin Account

The summary of the frequently asked questions about the UWin Acocunt.

Pinned Article Troubleshooting Tips for New Sign-In Process

Instructions for accessing Blackboard, UWinsite Finance and/or UWinsite Student when the new login process introduced January 2020 is not working with a UWin Account.

Pinned Article UWin Account types and associated services

A valid and active UWin Account is required of everyone associated with the University of Windsor who plans on using any of the IT systems and services. There are many different types of UWin Account and each of these types is associated with a different range of services. The affiliation with the University is a determining factor for which account type is granted to a particular user.

Digital Passwords Management Policy

The University of Windsor is in process of adopting a new policy that will define the minimum standards governing the format and management of passwords used to access electronic services and accounts associated with the University.

How do I activate my UWin Account?

Instructions for new students on how to activate their UWin Account.

How do I change my UWin Account password?

UWin Account services site provides users with instructions on how to change their UWin password.

How do I configure or update my UWin Account security questions?

In the event that you forget your UWin ID password, answering three secret questions will enable you to reset your password online without having to visit the Service Desk in person and present your ID.

How do I make my password secure?

Best practices for secure passwords

How will I know that my password is about to expire?

A number of notifications are in place to ensure that UWin Acocunt holders do not miss their password expiry date.

Provisioning of UWin Accounts for Students

Each UWin Account has an "account type" designation. This designation determines which specific services are associated with the UWin Account. Each user can view their account type and other details by signing into this site: https://userid.net.uwindsor.ca/m/MyUwAcc/myuw

University of Windsor Data Services Retention and Termination

When does the University delete my files?

UWin Account and Office 365 Agreement Highlights

Use of Microsoft Office 365 and your UWin Account are governed by various agreements. This article hits the highlights.

What are UWin Account password guidelines?

When selecting your new UWin Account password, it must meet the requirements outlined in this article.

What to do if I forgot my UWin Account password?

What to do when you forgot your UWin Account password?

Which online services are available to University retirees?

Details on UWin Account for retirees and services that are included..