Employee AccountID & Password - NIU - Division of Information Technology

      

   

Accounts & Passwords

AccountID

You are assigned an AccountID when you are hired. It is permanent.

Look up your AccountID:

  1. Go to the Directory
  2. Look up the name
  3. Select the name. A new window will open.
  4. The AccountID is the first part of the email address.

Or call 815-753-8100 24 / 7 / 365.

Password

Initial password

An initial password is assigned to you when you are hired. Change your initial password as soon as possible at password.niu.edu.

If you were hired before June 29, 2015 your initial password is:

  • Your birthdate in YYYYMmmDD format
    • Mmm is the first 3 characters of the Month
    • Example: January 1, 1993 = 1993Jan01

If you were hired June 29, 2015 or after, your initial password is:

  • Your birthdate in NIU.YYYYMmmDD format
    • Mmm is the first 3 characters of the Month
    • Example: January 1, 1993 = NIU.1993Jan01

If you need help, call the Helpdesk at 815-753-8100.

Passwords expire every 365 days.

Change your password any time

You can change your password at any time at password.niu.edu.

Need help?  IT Helpdesk.