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How To Change Your FDU NetID Password and Display Name

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There are a few different ways to change your University NetID password. However, Computing Services strongly urges everyone to change their FDU NetID password using a provided Apple or Windows university computer.

The process for changing your FDU NetID password on a macOS device differs from a Windows device, so please follow the instructions provide for macOS computers below.

If you do not have a university-owned Apple or Windows laptop/desktop and cannot use a University lab computer, please follow the procedures described in “Using identity.fdu.edu Web Portal to Change your FDU NetID Password” below.

Please click on one of the links below for instructions on how to change your FDU NetID password:

Windows: Changing a FDU NetID Password on a University Computer

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You must already be logged into the machine when performing the password change process.

  1. On FDU issued laptops, desktops, and lab machines, the FDU NetID password can be changed by pressing the “Ctrl+Alt+Del” button combination on the keyboard from any screen and selecting “Change a Password
  1. Now enter the following:
    • Your old or current password
    • Type in a new password
    • Retype the new password to confirm
    • Press the “Right Arrow” button to continue

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The newly created FDU NetID password must meet the complexity requirements.

Use 8 to 16 characters for your new password. Passwords must include all of the following 4 character types: Upper case letters, lower case letters, numbers, and special characters. Allowed special characters are: ! # $ @ _ + , ? [ ] . – ) ( ` ~ % ^ & * = { } | : ? , / and a dot. Please refrain from using portions of your name or email address within the password. Please refrain from using a password that you have already used.

  1. Once this has been done, you must lock and unlock the machine once to complete updating your password:
    • Press the “Ctrl+Alt+Del” keys combination again
    • Click “Lock
    • Then log back in with your new password

Your FDU NetID password was changed successfully!

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Your new password will need to be updated in all web browsers with saved passwords and email clients across all devices. Examples include faculty and staff e-mail accounts synched to their iPad, iPhone, and or Android device. FDU-Secure Wi-Fi network access is also attached to your FDU NetID username and password and will need to be updated on devices that use it.

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macOS: Changing a FDU NetID Password while ON CAMPUS using a University macOS Computer

Note

You must already be logged into the machine when performing the password change process.

  1. Locate and then select the SSO extension “key” icon on the macOS menu bar
  1. Select “Change Password…
  1. Enter your current FDU NetID password into the “Old Password” field
  1. Choose and then enter a new FDU NetID password into the “New Password” field

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The newly created FDU NetID password must meet the complexity requirements.

Use 8 to 16 characters for your new password. Passwords must include all of the following 4 character types: Upper case letters, lower case letters, numbers, and special characters. Allowed special characters are: ! # $ @ _ + , ? [ ] . – ) ( ` ~ % ^ & * = { } | : ? , / and a dot. Please refrain from using portions of your name or email address within the password. Please refrain from using password that you have already used.

  1. Enter your new FDU NetID password again into the “Verify Password” field
  1. Select “Change Password
  1. When your password change is successful, you will be prompted, “Password change successful.” Click “OK” to confirm

Note

Your new password will need to be updated in all web browsers with saved passwords and email clients across all devices. Examples include faculty and staff e-mail accounts synched to their iPad, iPhone, and or Android device. FDU-Secure Wi-Fi network access is also attached to your FDU NetID username and password and will need to be updated on devices that use it.

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macOS: Synchronizing your Password on a University Computer

Note

You must already be logged into the machine when performing the password change process.

  1. Launch the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client VPN or “FDU VPN” software and connect to FDU’s VPN Service. If you need to install the “FDU VPN” or need instructions on how to launch the VPN Client, please follow the link below before proceeding:
Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

Note

You will not be disconnected from FDU VPN after performing the NetID password change.

  1. Locate and then select the SSO extension “Key” icon on the macOS menu bar
  1. Select “Change Password…
  1. Enter your current FDU NetID password into the “Old Password” field
  1. Choose and then enter a new FDU NetID password into the “New Password” field

Tip

The newly created FDU NetID password must meet the complexity requirements.

Use 8 to 16 characters for your new password. Passwords must include all of the following 4 character types: Upper case letters, lower case letters, numbers, and special characters. Allowed special characters are: ! # $ @ _ + , ? [ ] . – ) ( ` ~ % ^ & * = { } | : ? , / and a dot. Please refrain from using portions of your name or email address within the password. Please refrain from using password that you have already used.

  1. Enter your new FDU NetID password again into the “Verify Password” field
  1. Select “Change Password
  1. When your password change is successful, you will be prompted, “Password change successful.” Click “OK” to confirm

Note

Your new password will need to be updated in all web browsers with saved passwords and email clients across all devices. Examples include faculty and staff e-mail accounts synched to their iPad, iPhone, and or Android device. FDU-Secure Wi-Fi network access is also attached to your FDU NetID username and password and will need to be updated on devices that use it.

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Using “identity.fdu.edu” Web Portal to Change your FDU NetID Password

Adjunct professors, students, and anyone with a personal laptop/desktop/tablet device will use the FDU Identity Web Portal to change their NetID password.

If the user has an FDU issued or owned Microsoft Windows-based machine, they should always follow the procedures in Changing a NetID Password while ON CAMPUS (Preferred Method) or “Changing a NetID Password while OFF-CAMPUS.” Changing your FDU NetID password through the identity.fdu.edu Web Portal while having an FDU issued or owned Microsoft Windows-based machine could cause temporary account lockouts and should only be used as a last resort. If lockout issues occur, please open up a service request with the Fairleigh Dickinson University Technical Assistance Center (UTAC), and they will be dealt with promptly.

  1. Open a web browser (e.g., Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari) and navigate to the following URL:
  1. Click on “Account Maintenance” on the top right hand of the web page
  1. You will be redirected to the FDU Single-Sign-On login page. Enter your FDU NetID email and password in the corresponding text boxes and click “Sign In.” Complete the FDU 2fa Duo push notification to proceed
  1. Under Sign-In and Security, select “Change My Password
    • Enter your current password
    • Enter a new password
    • Retype your new password to confirm
    • When finished, select “Change My Password

Tip

The newly created FDU NetID password must meet the complexity requirements.

Use 8 to 16 characters for your new password. Passwords must include all of the following 4 character types: Upper case letters, lower case letters, numbers, and special characters. Allowed special characters are: ! # $ @ _ + , ? [ ] . – ) ( ` ~ % ^ & * = { } | : ? , / and a dot. Please refrain from using portions of your name or email address within the password. Please refrain from using password that you have already used.

  1. Password successfully changed” will be displayed if your FDU NetID password was successfully changed

Note

Your new password will need to be updated in all web browsers with saved passwords and email clients across all devices. Examples include faculty and staff e-mail accounts synched to their iPad, iPhone, and or Android device. FDU-Secure Wi-Fi network access is also attached to your FDU NetID username and password and will need to be updated on devices that use it.

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Using “identity.fdu.edu” Web Portal to Change your FDU NetID Display Name

You also have the option to change the name that gets displayed on your NetID account.

  1. Open a web browser (e.g., Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari) and navigate to the following URL:
  1. Click on “Account Maintenance” on the top right hand of the web page
  1. You will be redirected to the FDU Single-Sign-On login page. Enter your FDU NetID email and password in the corresponding text boxes and click “Sign In.” Complete the FDU 2fa Duo push notification to proceed
  1. Under Sign-In and Security, select “Change Display Name
    • Enter your New Display Name
    • Click on “Change Display Name
  1. Display Name successfully changed” will be displayed if your Display Name was successfully changed
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Purchasing Lenovo PC and Apple MacBook Pro Laptop Accessories

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The following PC laptop accessories for university-owned Apple MacBook Pro and Lenovo laptops may be purchased from our approved vendors. Please use the following PC laptop accessories list and vendor contact information below to help guide you when obtaining optional laptop accessories.

Lenovo PC Laptop Accessories

A/C Adapter for T14 or T14s Laptop

Only one A/C adapter will be provided with the new Lenovo laptops. If a user needs a second A/C adaptor they will need to order the part below. The A/C adapters for the current Lenovo laptops will not be compatible with the new models.

AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
A/C Power AdapterLenovo AC power adapter (USB Type-C)4X20M26252 $54.99 from Lenovo
A/C Power AdapterLenovo AC power adapter (USB Type-C)4X20M26252$52.59 from CDW-G
A/C Power AdapterLenovo AC power adapter (USB Type-C)4X20M26252$54.99 from GovConnection.com
Prices are noted as of July 2022
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Docking Stations
AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberInputsCost
Multi-Monitor Docking StationLenovo ThinkPad Universal USB-C Dock – This model is essential for connecting more than one external monitor to up to three external monitors. 40AY0090US1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort$204.40 from CDW-G
Multi-Monitor Docking StationLenovo ThinkPad Universal Thunderbolt 4 Dock – This model can connect one 8K display and up to four 4K display external monitors. 40B00135US1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort288.79 from CDW-G
Single and Dual-Monitor Docking StationLenovo ThinkPad Hybrid USB-C with USB-A Dock – This model supports a single external monitor setup or dual external monitor setups, up to two UHD 4K resolution monitors.40AF0135US2 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort$252.22 from CDW-G

Single Monitor Travel Hub or Docking StationLenovo Powered USB-C Travel Hub This model supports a single external monitor setup. Features one ethernet port, one USB Type-A port, one USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port, and one USB-C power port.4X90S923811 HDMI, 1 VGA$82.28 from CDW-G
Prices are noted as of May 2023
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Keyboards

Keyboards will not need to be replaced for users that already have them. Users that are new to the PC laptop docking station setup may want to buy a wired USB keyboard. There are no IT requirements for purchasing keyboards; however, if users want to go with a basic model, they can order the below part number.

AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
Wired USB KeyboardLenovo Preferred Pro II USB Keyboard – US English4X30M86879$26.17 from CDW-G
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Mice

There are no IT requirements for purchasing external wired USB mice; however, if a user wants to go with a basic model, they can order the below part number.

AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
USB MouseLenovo Essential USB Mouse4Y50R20863$18.80 from CDW-G
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Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Combo

There are no IT requirements for purchasing an external wireless keyboard and mouse combo set; however, if a user would like to go with a basic model, they can order the below part number.

AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
Wireless KeyboardLogitech MK850 Performance Keyboard and Mouse (wireless)920-008219$67.07 from CDW-G
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Monitors

Users ordering the ThinkPad USB-C Dock Gen 2 Multi-Monitor Docking Station will need an accompanying monitor with at least an HDMI connection.

For users who already have a monitor and wish to use it with one of the new docking stations, your existing monitor will need to have either HDMI or Display Port (DP) connection. If your monitor only has Display Port (DP), you will need an HDMI to Display Port (DP) adapter. Users should check their current monitor connections for compatibility; if new monitors are required or desired, please choose from the list below.

AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberInputsFeaturesCost
24″ External MonitorLenovo ThinkVision T24i-30 – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p) – 23.8″63CFMAR1USHDMI, DisplayPort,
VGA
Built-in Camera: No
Built-in USB Hub: Yes
$273.36 from CDW-G. This monitor is the preferred 24″ model to purchase
24″ External MonitorLenovo ThinkVision T24v-30 – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p) – 23.8″63D8MAR3USHDMI, DisplayPort, VGABuilt-in Camera: Yes
Built-in USB Hub: Yes
$290.69 from CDW-G. This monitor is the preferred 24″ model to purchase if the Lenovo ThinkVision T24i-30, listed above, is unavailable or the user requires a built-in web camera
24″ External MonitorLenovo ThinkVision P24h-30 – LED monitor – QHD – 24″63B3GAR6USHDMI, DisplayPort, USB-C Built-in Camera: No
Built-in USB Hub: Yes
$421.60 from CDW-G
24″ External MonitorLG UltraGear 24GQ50B-B – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p) – 23.8″24GQ50B-BHDMI, DisplayPortBuilt-in Camera: No
Built-in USB Hub: No
$157.85 from CDW-G
27″ External MonitorLenovo ThinkVision P27q-30 – LED monitor – QHD – 27″63A2GAR1USHDMI, DisplayPortBuilt-in Camera: No
Built-in USB Hub: Yes
$394.66 from CDW-G. This monitor is the preferred 27″ model to purchase
27″ External MonitorLenovo ThinkVision T27hv-30 – LED monitor – QHD – 27″63D6UAR3USHDMI, DisplayPort,
USB-C
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in USB Hub: Yes
$546.74 from CDW-G
27″ External MonitorLenovo ThinkVision T27i-30 – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p)63A4MAR1USHDMI, DisplayPort, VGABuilt-in Camera: No
Built-in USB Hub: Yes
$286.84 from CDW-G
27″ External MonitorLG 27BK430H-B – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p) – 27″ – HDR27BK430H-BHDMI, VGABuilt-in Camera: No
Built-in USB Hub: No
$160.74 from CDW-G
Prices are noted as of May 2023
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Apple MacBook Pro Laptop Accessories

A/C Power Adapters for 14-inch & 16-inch MacBook Pro
Accessory DescriptionPart NumberCost

A/C Power Adapter
Apple USB-C – Power Adapter –
96 Watt
MX0J2AM/A$63.19 from CDW-G

A/C Power Adapter
Apple Power Cable –
24 pin USB-C to MagSafe 3 – 6.6 ft
MLYV3AM/A$41.65 from CDW-G
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Docking Stations
AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberInputsCost
Single Monitor Docking Station or HubHyperDrive Ultimate USB-C Hub – This model supports a single external monitor setup. One HDMI port supports video resolutions up to 4K at 30 Hz. Featuring three USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports, 1 USB Type-C Power Delivery port, one ethernet port, and one 3.5mm audio jack, plus SD and microSD card readers.HD30FGRAY1 HDMI, 1 Mini DisplayPort, 1 VGA$89.99 from B&H.com. This model is the preferred single monitor hub to purchase
Dual-Monitor Docking Station or HubHYPER HyperDrive Viper 10-in-2 USB Type-C Hub (Space Gray) – This model is essential for connecting up to two external monitors. This hub provides two HDMI and three USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports, as well as ports for Gigabit Ethernet, 3.5mm audio, and USB Type-C with 60W of power delivery. UHS-1 SD and microSD card readers are also present.HD392-GRAY2 HDMI$129.99 from CDW-G.
$129.99 from B&H.com. This model is the preferred dual-monitor hub to purchase
Single Monitor Docking Station or HubHYPER Hyperdrive 4-In-1 USB Type-C HubThis model supports a single external monitor setup. Supports a single 4K display at 60 Hz via the one HDMI port. Featuring two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports and one USB Type-C port to deliver up to 100W of pass-through power to your laptop or tablet.HD411 HDMI$59.99 from B&H.com. This model does not contain an ethernet port
Single Monitor Docking Station or HubHyperDrive 5-Port USB Type-C Hub This model supports a single external monitor setup. Supports a single 4K monitor at 60 Hz via the one HDMI port. Features two USB Type-A ports, one ethernet port, and one USB Type-C port to deliver up to 86W of power to your laptop or tablet.HDMB21 HDMI$84.59 from CDW-G
Single Monitor Travel Hub or Docking StationLenovo Powered USB-C Travel Hub This model supports a single external monitor setup. Features one ethernet port, one USB Type-A port, one USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port, and one USB-C power port.4X90S923811 HDMI, 1 VGA$82.28 from CDW-G
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Monitors
AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberInputsFeaturesCost
24″ External MonitorASUS ProArt PA247CV – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p) – 23.8″PA247CVHDMI, DisplayPort,
USB-C
Built-in Camera: No
Built-in USB Hub: Yes
$201.69 from CDW-G

You may also refer to the Lenovo PC Laptop Accessories – Monitors section above to make an external monitor choice selection for the Apple MacBook Pro.

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Accessories

USB Flash Drives

There are no IT requirements for purchasing USB flash drives. USB 3.0 is recommended. Users are reminded about adhering to the Written Information Security Program (WISP). No WISP-protected data may be placed on external devices without specific authorization, as indicated in the policy.

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External Hard Drives

There are no IT requirements for purchasing external hard drives. USB 3.0 is recommended. Users are reminded about the Written Information Security Program (WISP). No WISP-protected data may be placed on external devices without specific authorization as indicated in the policy.

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Printers / Scanners

For a current list of approved printers and scanners, please reach out to the Purchasing Department. Please remember that most printers don’t have USB printer cables included upon purchase.

Note

While most modern printers support wireless connectivity, wireless printing capabilities may not be enabled on any printer without the explicit authorization of the Director of Networking.

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Purchasing

FDU Purchasing

To purchase any of the laptop accessories listed above, please submit a PO to the Purchasing Department. Users need to get a quote from either vendor through the contact information below. Please reference the item numbers from the attached quotes. Unless stated otherwise, the products listed are currently available. Prices may vary. Other University approved vendor reseller information and common products that departments may be interested in purchasing can be found by visiting:

Departments should consolidate orders as much as possible. There is no additional discount for quantity. Departments should designate the ‘ship to’ to their respective department. Vendors’ contact information is listed below.

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Sample Purchase Order (PO) Quotes

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View the Sample PO quotes to help guide you when obtaining your own quote prior to submitting to the Purchasing Department.

Lenovo:

Attn: Jeremiah Pope
Email: jpope@lenovo.com

SAMPLE Lenovo PO Quote

CDW-G:

Vinny Nariyani
Email: vinnnar@cdwg.com

and

Joe Masulli
Email: joemasu@cdwg.com

SAMPLE CDW-G PO Quote Page 1
SAMPLE CDW-G PO Quote Page 2
SAMPLE CDW-G PO Quote Page 3
SAMPLE CDW-G PO Quote Page 4

GovConnection, Inc.

Eric Hadler
Email: eric.hadler@connection.com

SAMPLE GovConnection, Inc. PO Quote

B&H Photo:

1-800-947-8003
newjersey@bandh.com

SAMPLE B&H PO Quote
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