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How do I change my Single Sign-on (SSO) password?
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If at any point you would like to change your Single Sign-on password to something different, please follow the directions below.

 

Please note changing your password is different from a forced password reset. If you are being forced to update your password, please click here for more information.


Part 1 - Change your SSO Password

1. From Staff Links, choose Change SSO Password or type uscsd.org/changepassword into your web browser.

 

2. You will be prompted to login if you are not already authenticated using your CURRENT password.

 

3. Fill out the change password form completely. You will be required to enter your CURRENT password into the Old password field and then choose a NEW password in the Create new password and Confirm new password fields.

 

4. Click submit. Your password has now been updated.

 

5. If you have a computer assigned to you by the School District, you must follow the directions below to sync your new password to your device.

 


Part 2 - Sync your new password to your computer

The following steps are different depending on if you are using a Mac or PC and whether you changed your password while at School or when you were at home or elsewhere. Please navigate to the correct section for additional instructions.

 

I changed my password at School and I am assigned a Mac computer

1. After you have changed your password following the steps above, exit all applications and restart your Mac.

2. After restarting sign in using your NEW password.

3. You will be prompted that your system could not unlock the keychain. Choose to Create New Keychain.

 

 

I changed my password at home or elsewhere and I am assigned a Mac computer

1. After you have changed your password following the steps above, your computer will continue to use your OLD password until you return to school. All other SSO applications will use the NEW password moving forward.

2. Before arriving at school, please Shut Down your Mac completely.

3. After arriving at School, turn on your Mac and sign in using your NEW password.

4. You will be prompted that your system could not unlock the keychain. Choose to Create New Keychain.

 

 

I changed my password at School and I am assigned a Windows computer

1. After you have changed your password following the steps above, exit all applications and restart your PC.

2. After restarting sign in using your NEW password.

 

I changed my password at home or elsewhere and I am assigned a Windows computer

1. After you have changed your password following the steps above, your computer will continue to use your OLD password until you return to school. All other SSO applications will use the NEW password moving forward.

2. Before arriving at school, please Shut Down your PC completely.

3. After arriving at School, turn on your PC and sign in using your NEW password.

 

If you have any questions or encounter any issues when changing your password, please submit a help ticket by clicking here.

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