Alumni Email & App Passwords

Some of our alumni have been using Gmail’s mobile app password to access their without updating their UWin Account Password. These app passwords pose a security risk which IT Services is closing.  

Affected alumni will be contacted by email with instructions to update their UWin Account Password by February 28, 2021 to put their UWin Account into good standing and keep it active. Accounts for which this step is not completed will be disabled. 

To Update Your UWin Account Password: 

  1. If you do not recall your expired UWin Account password, gather your UWindsor Student Number and PIN/PAC. Otherwise start at step 2.  

  1. Go to

  1. In the Password & Security box: 

  • If you know your expired UWin Account password, click the Change Your Password link. 

  • If you do not recall your expired UWin Account password, click the Reset Your Password with Student Number & PIN link. 

  1. Follow the on-screen instructions. 

  1. After you have updated your UWin Account Password, you will be prompted to sign into Gmail again on your mobile device.   

UWindsor Student Number and PIN/PAC: 

  • Your UWindsor Student Number is a 9-digit number.  

  • Your PIN (formerly known as a PAC) is generally 4-6 numbers. 

  • If you are unable to recall your Student Number and/or PIN/PAC, please follow the steps outlined in this ask.UWindsor article.  


Article ID: 127357
Fri 2/5/21 10:46 AM