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Learn@Illinois Moodle - Student - Changing or Resetting your Password

Learn how to change or reset your Moodle password.

For a permanent link to this information, please use:

NetID Login

If you are a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign student and you have a NetID, you must change your password through Technology Services.

Moodle-Only Login

You can reset your forgotten Moodle-Only password or change your Moodle-Only password directly in Moodle.

If you Forgot your Moodle-Only Password

If you forgot your Moodle-Only password, you can change it through the Learn@Illinois Moodle website. 
  1. Go to
  2. Click the blue Moodle-Only Login button.
    Moodle only login
  3. Click on Lost password?
    Forgot username or password
  4. Enter your username or email and click Search.
    Search by username or password
  5. You will see the message below informing you that you will receive an email if you supplied a correct username or email address. Click Continue.
    If you supplied the correct username...

If you Want to Change your Moodle-Only Password

You can change your password through the Learn@Illinois Moodle website. 

  1. Go to
  2. Log in using your previous password.
  3. In the upper right corner of your course homepage, click on your name initials to open a drop-down menu.
    Moodle Instructor
  4. Click Preferences
    Preferences, Instructor drop down menu
  5. Click Change password.
    User account change password
  6. You will need to enter your current password and your new password twice. Click Save changes.
    Enter old and new passwords

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Keywordschange, preferences, reset, help, username, forgot, lost, Moodle-Only, net ID, netID, logging in, log in, boost   Doc ID71356
OwnerATLAS-TLTGroupUniversity of Illinois LAS
Created2017-03-03 17:38:29Updated2023-03-09 17:03:08
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