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Questions Addressed: 

  • What is the difference between all my accounts/passwords?
  • What are my accounts used for?

Three Types of Accounts

  1. Active Directory (Campus AD)
  2. Open Directory (IGPP OD)
  3. Business Systems

Use this account request form to request a new account if necessary.

Active Directory (Campus AD) password

If you don't remember your password, follow the instructions on the Active Directory Password Change Tool.

For the latest information on AD password changes, see

Open Directory (IGPP OD) password

If you need to change your OD password (old password required), visit The password requirements are: 

  • Contain at least 7 characters. 
  • Contain at least 1 numeric character. 
  • Different than previous password.

If you don't remember your OD password, please see How to Change Passwords in OD and AD or contact the IGPP HelpDesk @ ext. 41753 or Room 4112

Business Systems (Single Sign-On) password

Employee with SSN in UCPath can self-register for an account at Single Sign-On: How to Self-Register.  For employee without SSN the DSA can reach out to for assistance.

If you don't remember your password, or need to change it, follow the instructions on Reset Your Single Sign-On Password

For more detailed information on your UCSD passwords and where they're used, see ACT's page on: Getting or Changing UCSD Passwords.

If you need further assistance, please contact IGPP Help Desk.

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