How to change your SCU password

This article outlines the steps to changing your SCU Password. You'll need to know your current password, if you don't please see How to reset your SCU password

Before you change the password

Please be aware that this will reset your password for most University systems.

 Click here for more information on which systems are affected

Technology Services have brought together the majority of systems used across Southern Cross University to share the same password, known as your SCU password. This article explains which system use the SCU password, and which don't.

Systems that DO use the SCU Password

  • Email
  • Computer Login
  • Blackboard (MySCU)
  • CareerHub
  • MyHR
  • Syllabus+
  • Wireless
 More....
Systems & ServicesType

Acendre

Web
ArchibusWeb
AusfleetWeb
Australian Access FederationWeb
Aurion (Core)Desktop
AlmaWeb
BambooWeb
Blackboard (MySCU)Web, Mobile
BrightsignWeb
CareerhubWeb
Computer LoginDesktop
ConcurWeb
CRMWeb
ConfluenceWeb
DRC WebWeb
eAcademicWeb
eApplicationWeb
EchosignWeb
EduroamDesktop, Mobile
EmailWeb, Desktop, Mobile
EZAlumniWeb
EZproxyWeb
Finance 1Web
GIT (Bitbucket)Web
GrammarlyWeb
IRMAWeb
JIRAWeb
Library website and DatabasesWeb
MediasiteWeb
MISWeb
MIS CognosWeb
MyEnrolmentWeb
MyHRWeb
PrimoWeb
QualtricsWeb
Service DeskWeb
SONIAWeb
Staff IntranetWeb
StratocoreWeb
Student SystemWeb
SiteImproveWeb
Study SiteWeb
SubversionWeb
Timetables (Syllabus+)Web
Syllabus+ ClassesWeb
Syllabus+ PublishWeb
Syllabus+ Resource bookerWeb
Syllabus+Desktop
Talis AspireWeb
Tweek!Web
UCMSWeb
VPN (SCU Secure Access)Web, Desktop
VPN (ITTS)Web, Desktop
VPN (Staff)Web, Desktop
VPN (Contractor)Web, Desktop
WirelessDesktop, Mobile
Windows PC LoginDesktop
ZendeskWeb, Mobile
Zoom

Web, Desktop

Systems that DON'T use the SCU Password

  • Library
  • Qualtrics
  • Visual Outcomes
  • ePublications@SCU
  • Best Practice
  • Chemwatch
  • EventPro
  • Gallagher
  • Springshare
  • Suite
  • LIMS


Step 1: To change your SCU password, use this Self-Service Password Change portal.


Step 2: If you are not already logged in, you will be presented with a login page. Login with your username and current password. Click Sign in to continue to the Change Password page.



Step 3:  When presented with the Change Password page, enter your choice of new password.

Be sure to pay attention to the password strength meter as you type your new password in order to ensure maximum security. When complete, click Submit.

The minimum password complexity requirements of at least 8 characters long, must contain at least one lowercase letter, one uppercase letter and one number.

 You cannot use a previous password or use your name in your password at all.



Step 4: Once you have typed a matching new password into the Confirm New Password field you will now see a message stating "Your password has been changed".