Activate Your Account

To activate your Clark University computing account enter your Username and Initial Password as they appear in your welcome letter.

Initial Credentials:
Initial Password:  
Please make sure that your new password conforms with Clark's password requirements:
  • Minimum password length of 8 characters
  • Cannot be one of your previous five passwords
  • Cannot contain three or more characters from the user's account name
  • Cannot contain spaces or non-English characters
  • Will expire 365 days after it was set
  • Must contain 3 of the following categories of special characters except for the apostrophe '
    • Uppercase English letter (A to Z)
    • Lowercase English letter (a to z)
    • Number 0 to 9
    • Non-alphanumeric (!, #, $, &, =, etc…)
Create Your New Password:
New Password:  
Confirm New Password:  
In the future, if you need to identify yourself with the Help Desk, you may be asked for your "shared secret" information. It should be information that is not readily known or obtained by most people, but easy for you to remember.

Example: Question: What was my favorite elementary school teacher's last name? Answer: Smith

Create Your Shared Secret:
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