Key Features and Benefits
Passwords protect and limit access to your personal data and to the IT resources at the University of Manitoba.

U of M’s password standard requires users to change passwords on an annual basis.
You will receive an automated reminder from signUM one month before your password is about to expire.

Getting Started

Password Reset
Follow the steps below, if you have previously set answers to security questions in Iridium or signUM:

  1. Visit http://umanitoba.ca/signum and type your username into the UMNetID box
  2. Click on Forgot Password
  3. Type your username into the User Login box
  4. You will be prompted to answer 3 of the security questions you have previously set
  5. On successfully answering the security questions, you will be prompted to set a new password
    All user account passwords shall:
    • Consist of a minimum of 10 characters (max 30)
    • Contain at least one of each of the following character types:
      • Upper case characters
      • Lower case characters
      • Numerical characters
    • Have a lifetime of one year
    • Be different from the previous 5 passwords
Please note that your password may be in the form of a passphrase -for example, "IamGr8erthanu."

You may also visit the IST Service Desk to have your password reset, provide answers to your security questions, or to enable or disable any accounts you may need to access.

You may also visit the IST Service Desk for assistance to reset your password, provide answers to your security questions, or to enable or disable any accounts you may need to access.

Change your Password

On any internet connected device, log into signUM at http://umanitoba.ca/signum, go to Self-Service>My Information and select “Change Password”.

Available to
Students, Staff, Faculty

Requirements
A valid UMNetID is required.

Cost
No charge

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