Two-step login, also known as two-factor authentication, protects your Lafayette NetID by adding a second step when authenticating to applications that use single sign-on (SSO). It provides an additional layer of security so that attackers can’t access protected systems with only your NetID. It also prevents online password guessing attacks from succeeding. Two-step login helps keep your NetID, your personal information, and the College’s digital assets safe.
As a Lafayette alumnus or alumna, you have a lifetime relationship with the College and your peers, and ITS provides access to certain IT resources.
ITS provides an online password utility that allows you to change or reset your Lafayette password, enable two-step login, set and update an alternate email address, display information about your account, and request guest accounts for your campus visitors.
Information about Phishing and other forms of fraudulent email, what to do to avoid becoming a victim, and what to do if you have fallen victim.
Your Lafayette NetID is valuable because of the resources to which it grants access, and its value must not be underestimated. For example, the NetID grants access to email and Banner Self-Service. Having access to a Lafayette email account is valuable to spammers because they can use the compromised account to send spam.
Q: What is the Password Change Utility?
A: The Password Change Utility is a web-based mechanism that allows you to manage your Lafayette password.
Password reset is enabled by setting an alternate email address in the system. If you forget your password, you will be emailed a temporary link to the alternate email address that allows you to reset your password.
Lafayette College’s information technology (IT) resources are intended to support the educational, administrative, and campus life activities of the College. The use of these resources is a privilege extended to members of the Lafayette community, including students, employees and alumni. The Acceptable Use Policy establishes specific requirements for the use of computing and network resources at Lafayette College.