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NetID: How to Reset a Forgotten NetID Password

If you have forgotten your NetID password but know your NetID, you can recover your password.

New Rice Google account holders use their NetID password to login into Google.

Individuals with Rice Google accounts that were established prior to May 17, 2021, will continue to have a separate Google password that differs from their NetID password until they change one of the passwords and then the passwords will automatically be synchronized. If individuals would prefer to have one less password to remember, they may synchronize them by resetting their password at

RESET vs. CHANGE:  If you know your NetID password but want to change it, follow these directions: NetID: Changing your NetID Password

Select Forgot Password on the Rice University Online Account Management System.

Screen displaying Rice online management system
Enter your NetID, birth date, and click Submit.
Screen showing Reset your NetID password

You will then be asked to select your preferred notification method. After you make your choice, click Submit. A password reset token will be sent to you via your selected method. This token is only valid for 24 hours and can only be used once. If needed, you can generate another token.
Screen showing Use Password Reset Token
Enter your NetID and the token and then click Submit. Follow the subsequent instructions.
If you need assistance throughout this process, contact the OIT Help Desk.

Keywordsforgot password recover lost new change changing can't login netID net id password reset   Doc ID67993
OwnerDora L.GroupRice U
Created2016-10-24 13:38:56Updated2023-06-29 09:30:15
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