User Account & Password

If I am no longer at Georgia Tech, how can I change my password?

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, October 24, 2016 11:47am

To change your password, use PassPort, same as when you were here at Georgia Tech. Be sure that your security questions (or HINTS) have been set when you actually know your password. The answers to these questions can be used any time in the event that you forget your password.  Remember they are your alternate way to login.  They do NOT reset or give you your password, they are simply another way to login.  If you have to use this method to login, then you can simply create a new password.

What should I do if I get a security error when trying to activate my GT account?

This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 04:28pm

ERROR: (Security Error): An error has occurred with your login session at

The above error could possibly occur when attempting to activate an account using a web browser other than later versions of Firefox or Internet Explorer

Even with these browsers, if you continue to get an error, please do the following:

What are the password requirements for my GT Account?

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, September 18, 2017 11:51am

OIT requires that you change your password about every 120 days (3 times per year). If you have DUO 2 Factor authentication enabled, you are only required to change your password once every 365 days. If you do not change your password when asked, your password will expire. You will no longer be able to login to various services such as BuzzPort, MyGaTech email, & LAWN (GTwifi).

How do I change my GT Account password?

This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 09:56pm

All GT account password changes must be done at our PassPort service web site at

What happens after I leave Tech?

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, December 24, 2021 10:33am

Our GT account resources are reserved for the needs of our current students, faculty, and staff.

Faculty and Staff accounts start to lose services as soon as they finish their time with Georgia Tech.  All former employees will maintain access to Techworks up to 2 years after their termination date.


Subscribe to User Account & Password