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How to change your NetID Password

How to Change your NetID Password

Footprints Public Solution # 89709 Updated March 2016

Follow the instructions below to change your NetID Password.

1. Visit netid.oakland.edu and click on "Change your NetID Password"

2. Type in requested information:


  • Enter your NetID and current password
  • Enter a new password and verify it
  • Make sure the password meets the following requirements:
    • Have 8-15 alphanumeric characters
    • Have at least one number and one letter
    • It can not be your two last passwords
    • The letter cannot be all capitals

3. Click submit and if everything was entered correctly you will see the image below. If the information was entered incorrectly please click back in your browser window and re-enter your information.