MyAccount: Resources


USNH accounts and passwords are managed through Microsoft's MyAccount and Self-Service Password Reset (SSPR) tools.

  • Sign into MyAccount at  to change your password under "Security Info", manage your account verification methods and security options, or to claim your account for the first time. 
  • If you have forgotten your password or it no longer works, click the "Forgot my password" or "Can’t access your account?" link at  to reset your password or recover your account using the Self-Service Password Reset (SSPR) tool.
  • If you are using a non-primary account, follow the same process, but use the non-primary account's (instead of your primary



Getting started with MyAccount


How to change or reset your password


How to manage your Security Information for MFA and password reset


Further Readings

Account Classification Overview

Accounts: FAQ for USNH Accounts

Accounts: Account Verification Process

Password Best Practices

USNH Password Policy 

Tips to Stay Safe Online 

Tips to Stay Safe Online: Passwords 

Staff and Faculty: How to update Apple devices (MacOS) after changing or resetting your password - all campuses

Staff and Faculty: How to update Windows devices after changing or resetting your password - all campuses

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) - full list of articles relating to MFA


Need additional help?

Visit the Technology Help Desk Support page to locate your local campus contact information or to submit an online technology support request.  For password issues you must call or visit the Help Desk in person.  See details at Accounts: Account Verification Process


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Article ID: 4684
Thu 5/25/23 11:47 AM
Tue 6/25/24 10:02 AM
Applicable Institution(s):
Keene State College (KSC)
Plymouth State University (PSU)
University of New Hampshire (UNH)
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