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Take control of your password

If you're new to RMIT, you'll need to change the temporary password you've been given to something unique and secure.

When you've done that, be sure to return to this page and set up your self service details. It means that if you ever forget your password, you can reset it yourself online - whenever and wherever you like.

New to RMIT passwords?

RMIT ID (username)

Initial password

Students

Your RMIT ID (username) is the letter ‘s’ followed by your student number (excluding any additional letters).

So if your student number is 3123456D - your RMIT ID would be s3123456

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Your initial password is the letter 'p' followed by your date of birth backwards, with an exclamation mark '!' at the end.

So if your date of birth is 8 April 1998, your password is p19980408!

It’s important you change this password to something more personal as soon as you can.

Staff

Your RMIT ID (username) is the letter 'e' followed by your five digit staff number.

Your initial password is the letter 'p' followed by your date of birth backwards, with an exclamation mark '!' at the end.

So if your date of birth is 8 April 1998, your password is p19980408!

Need help?

For password assistance, complete the myTechSupport form or visit the Help and Support page.

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