How Can I Change My Password?

Together with your user ID, the password is used to verify you as student of the University of Mannheim so that you can access various services, such as the wireless network or the services of your digital student ID card, the ecUM.

Step 1 – Login

Open in your browser and login with your Uni-ID and your old password.

Now click “continue” in the “Password” field. On the following page please select also “continue” under  “Change Password”. 

Step 2 – Create a new password

Please fill in the form by

  • indicating your existing password in the field “existing password”
  • creating a new password in the field “new password”
  • repeating your new password in the field “repeat new password”

Please click then on the “change” button. Your new password is now active.

Choosing a password

Please note the following password requirements at the University of Mannheim:
Passwords must be at least 10 characters in length (but no more than 20 characters) and must contain at least one lowercase letter, one uppercase letter, one digit and one special character.

You may only use the following characters:

  • Lowercase letters (a-z, no umlauts)
  • Uppercase letters (A-Z, no umlauts)
  • Digits (0–9)
  • as well as the following special characters: ! @ # $ % ( ) _ + – = : ; " , . ? /

You must not reveal your password to others.