Set your password
Update your alternate email address
In the event you have forgotten your NetID password, you must have an alternate email address associated with your account to complete the password reset. The password change utility allows you to manage your alternate email address.
- Review/Update your alternate email address so you can reset your Lafayette password if you forget it.
The alternate email address you provide will not be used for any communication other than the password reset. Please update your alternate email address if you change email providers or stop using the alternate email account.
Getting started with Two-Step Login
Two-Step Login provides an additional layer of security so that attackers can’t access protected systems with only your NetID.
Read more about setting it up at Two-Step Login
If you are an international student currently living abroad or a current student traveling abroad, please be sure to review the corresponding topics on the Two-Step login page: “International student or living abroad?”
Technical support during move-in
Are students required to have their own computers?
The College does not require students to have their own computer, however, it is strongly encouraged. ITS recommends a laptop with webcam and microphone capabilities.
If you do not have a computer, the College maintains several public computer labs for your use. In addition, many academic departments have computer labs designed to enhance learning in their areas of teaching.
Visit the Computer & Software Sales page to find out how Lafayette can help you make a computer purchase.
Do I need to do anything with my computer before I arrive?
There aren’t any prerequisites you need to meet before you arrive, however we do have several tips that may help you to make a smooth transition:
- Review the remainder of this guide. There are many questions that you may find answers to.
- Make sure your operating system has the latest updates.
Information Technology Services maintains public labs in Pardee 104 and Farinon 208. These labs are equipped with up-to-date hardware and a full complement of software for academic use. Each lab is also equipped with a laser printer.
- Pardee 104: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.- 11 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.- 10:30 p.m.
- Farinon 208: Daily, 7 a.m.- 1 a.m.