Register   Change Password   Reset Forgotten Password

For First Time Account Activation Only

If you have not yet used your Aquinas account:

  1. Complete the "Register" option to initiate account activation. (NOTE: this link takes you to an authorized Microsoft login page.)
  2. Complete the "Change Password" option using the following information:

Email: Aquinas email address


  • New students: last 7 digits of Aquinas ID number + birth date (#######MMDDYY)
  • Current users: use current password

Note: If you currently have a 6 digit Student or Employee ID number, please add a "0" to the front of your ID number to create a 7 digit ID number. (0######)


Password Requirements

  • Be at least 12 characters in length.
  • No spaces, asterisks, or parentheses.
  • Contain at least 1 number.
  • Contain at least 1 lower-case character.
  • Contain at least 1 special character (e.g., @, #, $, etc.).
  • Not contain your username.
  • Not contain your first name.
  • Not contain your last name.
  • Not be too similar to your current password.
Acceptable Use Policy Use of this system constitutes agreement with the Acceptable Use Policy. By accessing the above resources, you understand that you are responsible for all of your computer activity using Aquinas' network resources and that any violation of the terms of the AUP may result in revocation of your access, disciplinary action and/or legal action. For a review of the full AUP Policy, please visit the following link.
If you need help resetting your password, please call the ITS Help Desk at 616-632-2050 or email