Register for Password Self-Service here:

Reset your Password here:

**This system does not work for Alumnae/i passwords. Goucher graduates must contact the IT Help Desk during normal business hours to have their passwords reset manually.**


Goucher College User Account Password Requirements

  • Minimum eight characters in length
  • Must contain characters from at least three of the following categories:
    • English uppercase characters (A through Z)
    • English lowercase characters (A through Z)
    • Numeric characters (0 through 9)
    • Non-alphabetic characters (!, ?, @, #, etc...)
  • Cannot be a recently used password

Register for Password Self-Service

  • Visit the "Registration" page by navigating to
  • Enter username/password when prompted.
    • If logging in from a personal computer or from off campus...
      • users should enter GCADMIN\ before their username. For example, username jadoe001 would enter their username as GCADMIN\jadoe001.
      • you may need to enter this username and password twice for verification. 
  • Answer 5 of the 10 available questions.  Each answer must contain at least four characters and no two answers may be the same.  Click "Next" when finished.
  • When resetting your password, you will be required to answer three of the security questions that you configured.  They are chosen at random from the questions answered during registration.
  • Once you answer the questions and they meet the requirements, your registration is successful.
  • You may revisit at any time to update your security questions.

Reset Your Password

  • Visit the "Password Reset" page by navigating to
  • Enter your username to start the process.
  • Answer the security questions correctly.
  • Enter the new password twice for verification.
    • Both password fields must match and meet the complexity requirements to complete the reset.
    • The complexity requirements are listed at the top of this page.
  • Verification of reset is displayed if successful and you may now login to Goucher systems with your new password.