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Accounts and passwords

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Students are assigned a username and a password as soon as they are officially registered at Ontario Tech. Details are included in a letter from the Registrar which acknowledges a deposit has been paid to Ontario Tech.  If you are unable to locate this document, visit the  IT Service Desk for assistance.

Faculty and staff 

  • If you are hired as a full-time employee, Human Resources will request the creation of your network account.
  • If you are part-time faculty or part-time staff, your manager or his/her designate will need to contact the IT Service Desk to request an email account for you (once an Ontario Tech employee number has been created).

Visit the IT Service Desk if you are having difficulty with your account or password.

Creating, changing or resetting your password

  • Network password


    If you require to reset your password because you have forgotten or you are new to the University, follow the resetting network password instructions.

    Faculty and staff 

    To change your network password:

    • Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete when logged into the network (while on campus) and select Change Password
    • Please keep in mind when changing this password that it MUST be at least 8 characters in length and cannot be one of your previous 5 passwords that have been used.
  • Banner/FAST password (faculty and staff)

    Faculty and staff can visit the Banner/FAST password reset tool to reset their password for the Banner and FAST administrative applications.

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