Service Desk

Change My College of Medicine (Medadmin) Password

There are a few different ways to reset your College of Medicine (Medadmin) domain password.

The first is through the Medadmin Outlook Web App (OWA).

1. Navigate your web browser to

2. Enter your College of Medicine (Medadmin) credentials and click the Sign in button.

3. From the main page of your mailbox, click Options in the upper-right hand corner of the screen.

4. Select Change Your Password from the Options drop-down menu.

5. Where prompted, enter your current password and a new password.

To comply with  UA College of Medicine security policies, the password must contain:

  • 12 or more characters (spaces are allowed and included in the count)
  • Three out of four of the following:

o   Uppercase letter

o   Lowercase letter

o   Special character (i.e. space, @, #, !, %, etc.)

o   Number

Passwords that easily fit these rules are often called passphrases. For example, the following represent strong passphrases:

  • I have 2 sons!
  • Beer and pizza.
  • Mary is five.

6. Once you have entered your current and new passwords, click the Save button to save your new password. You will see the following screen once your password has been successfully changed:

Alternatively, you can also change your password from any computer that is on the College of Medicine (Medadmin) network/domain.

1. To do so, press Ctrl+Alt+Delete on your keyboard. If successful, you should see a screen similar to the following. Select Change a password….

2. Enter your current username, old password, and a new password where prompted. (Your User name will take the form of Medadmin\YourMedadminID, indicating that the password you are changing is for the account “YourMedadminID” on the “Medadmin” domain.) Click the arrow once you have entered the required information:

3. You will receive the following message once your password has been successfully changed:

If you are having trouble with the above steps or have any questions or concerns, you are always welcome to contact the College of Medicine IT Service Desk at (520) 626-8721 for assistance in changing your password.

Article last updated: 
Jan 20 2016