You may have recently been sent an email urging you to change the password for your
Oxford single sign on account. If you have already done this, please read no further.
If however, you:
- are confused as to how to make this change or
- are seeing a pop-up window in Outlook asking you to change your
please read on.
University policy regarding the Oxford single sign on account is that the password
must be changed at least once per year.
You can change your password with immediate effect by visiting: WebAuth.
When choosing your new password, please remember to check that it meets the password
selection rules displayed there.
You can also visit WebAuth to reset an EXPIRED password, if you still know
If you have FORGOTTEN your existing password, please see: What do to about a forgotten or expired Oxford username or password
Outlook change password prompt
Outlook users: If you are encountering a pop-up window similar to the graphic below,
asking you to 'Change Password', please ignore this prompt.
Do not enter your passwords here: rather, follow the instructions above and change
your Oxford single sign-on account password.
For more information on why it is important to regularly change your password, please
see: Password Security
and, specifically, why a period of 1 year has been chosen, see About Password Expiry.