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How-To Change Password

If you have further questions after reading these instructions, please send e-mail to

This applies to SLAC Domain Windows accounts (which are regular SLAC computer accounts) and to Collab Domain Windows accounts (which are accounts assigned to external SharePoint users).  This page is for use with SLAC UNIX accounts or any other types of computer accounts.

Please note that passwords expire every 6 months, and will need to be changed again.

  1. Go to this web link

    For SLAC Windows accounts only, if you have forgotten your password, go to this link

  2. For 'Choose Account Type', 
    Choose 'Collaboration User Account' for COLLAB accounts.

    Choose 'SLAC User Account' for regular SLAC Windows accounts

    Fill in the rest of the information.

  3. In the 'Account Name' field, put in only your account name
    e.g., ' your_username ' 

      not ' collab\your_username '    or   ' slac\your_username '

  4. Go to the web site that you have access, and verify that the new password works.To login:

    For SLAC Windows computer accounts, use

    For collaborators computer accounts, login with username


If you need to change password for your UNIX account, please go to this page

Account Search (requires SLAC Windows login)

Account Request Form (for SLAC Accounts only)