Reset your network password

Faculty, staff and student who have set up Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for network logins can use the self-service tool to reset a forgotten password. Follow the steps below to reset your password and regain access to your account.

Step 1: Go to the password recovery site

The first step is to visit the password recovery site and identify yourself by entering your Buffalo State e-mail address:

  1. Go to: passwordreset.buffalostate.edu
  2. When the Get back into your account page appears, enter your Buffalo State username followed by @buffalostate.edu. Then, enter the characters in the picture and click Next.

Enter your username followed by @buffalostate.edu

Step 2: Choose a verification method

Choose one of the verification methods that you established when you registered Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA).  

  1. Select one of the verification methods to text or call your phone, enter the corresponding phone number and click Next.

Select a verification method

  1. Enter the verification code you received via text or call and click Next.

Step 3: Choose a new 15+ character password

When the choose a new password screen appears, enter your new 15+ character password or passphrase and click Finished when done.

Choose a new password

 

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Article ID: 72365
Created
Thu 2/21/19 8:26 AM
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Wed 12/7/22 9:06 AM

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