Password Change

Your password must follow these rules:

  • At least 8 characters
  • At least one uppercase / capital letter
  • At least one lowercase / small letter
  • At least one numerical character / number
  • At least one special character eg. !@#$%^, NOT spaces or asterisks (*)
  • Cannot reuse your last 5 passwords
University Number *
Current Password *
New Password *
Confirm New Password *

Forgot your password? Please go to Forgot Password


  • Your password will be the same for all CAS systems (e.g. eFundi, e-mail, MS Office 365 suite, etc.)
  • This is NOT your student PIN, used for academic systems (e.g. registration, account enquiries, exam results). To change your student PIN please visit Change Student PIN
  • ATT: Staff - this is not your VSS password, to change your VSS password please visit VSS Password Reset
  • Your password expires after 3 months. Please change your password before this time.
  • Your initial password is either your ID number or passport number followed by @Nwu, e.g. 12345667890123@Nwu