Information Technology

Password Change

There are 3 ways to change your user account password:

When you change login password these other accounts will change as well, email password, canvas password and MyRIV.


If you are on campus, in a computer lab, or at your desk:

  • Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete, and then click Change a password.
  • Type your old password, type your new password, type your new password again to confirm it, and then press Enter.

 On or Off-Campus

Password Requirements
Rivier University requires that your password be at least 8 characters long and include at least three of the following characters: Upper case letter, lower case letter, number, and symbol. For example: "Password1#" would include all four character types. 

Rivier University Online Password Reset Assistant 

Security Questions

If you forgot the answers to your security questions, you can click on the link below to update or modify your security questions and answers.

You can change your security questions by clicking here 

Request Computer AccountChange-Your-PasswordIT-Orientation