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Passwords

Faculty and Staff who have a WebAdvisor/ Colleague Account and want to update their network password:

Please login with the current password to WebAdvisor  and change the password to a new one.

  • Once you have logged into the WebAdvisor using your current password, please click on the “change password” option on the top right side to change the password to a new one. Once you have clicked on it, it will be prompted to change the password.
  • The new network password must meet the following criteria:

 

  • Your password must be a minimum of 9 characters (to a maximum of 24)
  • At least one uppercase character from A-Z
  • At least one lowercase character from a-z
  • At least one number from 0-9
  • At least one special character! “ # $ % ‘ * + ) ( - . / ] [ ^ _   

 

Faculty and Staff who DO NOT have a WebAdvisor/Colleague Account and want to update their network password:

 

  • Once you have logged into http://up.uwinnipeg.ca using your network user and current password, it will be prompted to change the password to a new one.
  • The new network password must meet the following criteria:

 

  • Your password must be a minimum of 9 characters (to a maximum of 24)
  • At least one uppercase character from A-Z
  • At least one lowercase character from a-z
  • At least one number from 0-9
  • At least one special character! “ # $ % ‘ * + ) ( - . / ] [ ^ _   

 

 

Faculty and Staff who do not remember their password or have been locked out should contact the Service Desk during business hours either by phone (204-786-9149) or email (servicedesk@uwinnipeg.ca). Once you are provided a new temporary password, you will need to create your own personalized one. How to do that depends on whether you have a WebAdvisor/Colleague account or not:

Faculty and Staff who DO have a WebAdvisor/Colleague Account

  • Please login to the university-issued computer (user must be on campus) with the temporary password provided then login to WebAdvisor  to change the password to a new one.
  • Once the user attempts to log in to WebAdvisor, they will be prompted to change their password.
  • The new network password must meet the following criteria:

Your password must be a minimum of 9 characters (to a maximum of 24)

  • At least one uppercase character from A-Z
  • At least one lowercase character from a-z
  • At least one number from 0-9
  • At least one special character! “ # $ % ‘ * + ) ( - . / ] [ ^ _   

 

Faculty and Staff who DO NOT have a WebAdvisor/Colleague Account 

  • Staff/ Faculty member need to change the provided temporary password to a new password through http://up.uwinnipeg.ca after 24-hour time frame.

 

WARNING:

If you attempt to change your password within 24 hours, you will receive the following error message:  “Not enough time has passed since last password change”