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Bentley Password

Password Policy

  • A prior password from the last 10 you used will not be allowed
  • Passwords can only be changed once within a 24-hour timeframe
  • Your new password must be at least 12+ characters in length and must contain at least one special character and number (you can also use a passphrase, if you like)
  • Names, common words and phrases may not be allowed
  • Passwords must include three of these four variables:
    • Uppercase letters [A, B, C, etc]
    • Lowercase letters [a, b, c, etc.]
    • Special characters [#, @, &, etc.]
    • Numerals [1, 2, 3, etc.]

Password Assistance

How do I change my password?

  1. Log in to Office 365 with your email address and current password
  2. In the upper right hand corner click on your name and select, “My account”
  3. Next, on the left hand side, go to “Password”
  4. Fill your old password and a new password that meets the above requirements.

If you've forgotten your password, click here and follow the prompts.

  1. Fill in your full Bentley email address and complete the captcha verification
  2. Use a predetermined second factor to verify your identity
    *Be sure the recovery information presented is what you expect
  3. Choose a new password that meets the above requirements

For Faculty and Staff Only:
Changing your password off-campus or on Bentley wireless will NOT change your login credentials on your Bentley-issued Windows computer.  You will need to connect your laptop to your docking station or login for the password on your computer to change.