To change your password on campus with your WFU-issued Windows computer

  1. Make sure you are using your WFU-issued Windows computer and are logged into the campus network (DEACNET).
  2. Press Ctrl. + Alt + Delete simultaneously
  3. Click "Change a password…"
  4. Type your current password
  5. Select a new password and type it in the fields provided. You cannot reuse your current password or any of your 5 previous passwords.
  6. Click Confirm Password

Please wait approximately one hour for the update to take place across all computing services.

To change your password off campus with your WFU-issued Windows computer

  1. Login to VPN
  2. Press Ctrl. + Alt + Delete simultaneously

  3. Click “Change a password…”
  4. Type your current password
  5. Select a new password and type it in the fields provided. You cannot reuse your current password or any of your 5 previous passwords.
  6. Click Confirm Password

Please wait approximately one hour for the update to take place across all computing services.

To change your password when using a non-WFU device

  1. Log in to WIN
  2. Select Personal
  3. Select “Manage myDeacnet Account/Change Password” or  “Change WIN Password and Clue”
  4. Follow the prompts

Please wait approximately one hour for the update to take place across all computing services.

To change your password on a Wake Forest MacBook Pro

  1. Log in to WIN
  2. Select Personal
  3. Select “Change WIN Password and Clue”
  4. Follow the prompts
Please note that this will not change the password for your local Mac login.  Review the following instructions to change your local Mac password.