UT Tyler

Faculty and Staff Self-Service Password Reset

Information Technology

The new Password Reset system is easier, provides enhanced security, and allows employees to independently recover a forgotten password.

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Password Recovery Profile

PDF icon Password Recovery Profile Instructions

A Password Recovery Profile allows you to quickly reset your passwords at any time without contacting IT support.

The process to create your Password Recovery Profile only has to be done ONCE.  After you successfully create a Password Recovery Profile you will be able to reset your passwords.   

You will NOT be able to reset passwords without setting up your Recovery Profile first.

What do you need:

  1. A mobile phone capable of receiving SMS (Text Messages)
  2. Your UTTYLER e-mail address
  3. Your UTTYLER password
  4. OPTIONAL: If you are off campus, you will also need to be signed up with Duo Security

Password Rest

PDF Icon UTTyler Password Reset Instructions

PDF icon Patriots Password Reset Instructions

Password Requirements:

Your new password must be suitably complex.

  • It must NOT contain your name or username

  • It must be at least 10 characters long

  • It must have an uppercase, lowercase, and a number as part of the password

SPECIAL NOTE: If you are an employee and also a student and have the same username for both UTTyler and Patriots, you CANNOT have the same password. Please setup a different password for your student account.