Information Technology & Services at Aquinas College

SSPR - Self Service Password Reset

For First Time Account Activation Only

If you have not yet used your Aquinas ELM account.

  1. Complete the "Register for SSPR" option to initiate account activation
  2. Complete the "Change Password" option using the following information

Username: Aquinas ELM username


  • New students: last 7 digits of Aquinas ID number + birth date (#######MMDDYY)
  • Current users: use current password

Note: If you currently have a 6 digit Student or Employee ID number, please add a "0" to the front of your ID number to create a 7 digit ID number. (0######)

Register for SSPRChange Password* *Redirects to an authorized Microsoft page Reset Forgotten Password

Password Requirements

  • Be at least 8 characters in length.
  • No spaces, asterisks, or parentheses.
  • Contain at least 1 number.
  • Contain at least 1 lower-case character.
  • Not contain your username.
  • Not contain your First name.
  • Not contain your Last name.
  • Not be to similar to your current password.
Acceptable Use Policy Use of this system constitutes agreement with the Acceptable Use Policy. By accessing the above resources, you understand that you are responsible for all of your computer activity using Aquinas' network resources and that any violation of the terms of the AUP may result in revocation of your access, disciplinary action and/or legal action. For a review of the full AUP Policy, please visit the following link: Acceptable User Policy. If you need help resetting your password, please call the ITS Help Desk at 616-632-2050 or email