The Catholic University of America


Welcome to your password reset and change page

On this page, you can reset your password for all of your CUA-affiliated accounts. These accounts are your CardinalMail (Gmail), Cardinal Station, and your network account that is used in places like Blackboard or

This service will change your password for all of the above mentioned accounts and they will all be the same.

If this is your first time ever using these forms, you must use the Reset section first.

Don't forget - Do you have a mobile device or desktop client using your old password? Update them with your new password, or you may get locked out! If that happens, turn off the device, wait 30 minutes, and do another password reset. If you're not sure if a device is connected, contact the Service Desk so they can trace which IP addresses are hitting your account.

CUA Password Reset

Password Reset is used when you are not sure of your current password.

Please supply the following information to reset your CUA Network Password:

CUA Username:
Last 4 digits of your SSN:
Date of birth:
Type these characters into the box:

CUA Password Change

Password Change is used when you know your password and you need to change it. You should use Password Change immediately after you use Password Reset.

Minimum password requirements:

  • At least 8 characters long
  • At least one upper case letter
  • At least one lower case letter
  • At least one number
  • At least one of these special characters: ! @ # $ % - =
  • Not the same as any of your previous 7 passwords
  • Does not contain your first or last name
  • CUA Username:
    Old Password:
    New Password:
    Confirm New Password:
    Type these characters into the box:

    Need help?

    If you need assistance with resetting or changing your password, please call 202-319-4357.