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Password Tutorials

Password Strength

Your online accounts, computer files, and personal information are more secure when you use strong passwords to help protect them. This link takes you to a Microsoft password strength meter which has tips on how to make stronger passwords. More information on strong passwords is available here.

Lost Passwords

Forget your password? Check out the links and phone numbers below to retrieve it.


To reset your FirstClass username or password, please contact the IT Help Center at 581-2506.

BlackBoard, PeopleSoft, Mail.maine.edu

All of these systems are protected by your University of Maine System password.

If you activated your account online: reset your University of Maine System password, here.

If you didn't activate you account online or don't know if you did: go to the IT Help Center (in the basement of Shibles Hall) with a photo ID, or call +1(207)581-2506 for information.

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