Computing Accounts

Having trouble with your account?

Check out our troubleshooting guide for answers to commonly asked questions.

If you need personalized assistance, please email

Computer Science and Engineering Computing Account

Students taking classes from the Department of Computer Science & Engineering are eligible for a computing account.

To request at CSE account, please fill out the online form.

For new faculty accounts or for help with your student account, please email

Changing your password

All faculty, students, and staff can change their CSE computing account password at any time. Please follow these steps in order to do so:

  1. Login to the server. This may be done either remotely or locally via SSH. From a terminal, issue the the following command: ssh
  2. At the prompt, you may change your password by typing: yppasswd
  3. Close your connection to and reconnect to test your new password.

Please report any problems you have in changing your password to