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A brief overview of what ELMO is, and what ELMO is used for.
ELMO (Easy Login Maintenance Option) is the University of Alaska's centralized password utility.
Option 2 allows you to provide your UA Username, or UA ID Number, verify some basic questions about your identity, and once verified allow you to change your password.
This option is most common among existing students, staff, and faculty members who may have forgotten their password.
ELMO allows you to change your password for the UA centralized authentication service, commonly referred to as Authserv.
Authserv provides a central UA Username and password to be used across multiple University services.
Click the "Set Password" button when you have a good password. To continue with ELMO Option 2: Depending on your Security Settings (See Additional Topics) you may be asked your Custom UA Security Questions.
This is commonly used among new students, staff, and faculty members to setup their accounts for the first time. In the Username pull down menu, select your UA Username (1).This section will outline, in detail, the process and steps to get through each option ELMO has to offer, taking you screen by screen from beginning to end. Type a password in the New Password, and Confirm Password, fields.NOTE: The red X's (2) will turn into green check marks (3) when your new password conforms to the requirements.Some examples of services currently using Authserv authentication are UAF Blackboard, "Google Apps @ UA, UA Enterprise Directory (EDIR), and many others. Option 1 provides a quick way to change your password if you already know your information.
ELMO provides three options for changing your password. For example, if you received an email telling you your password is about to expire, you can visit ELMO, select Option 1, quickly login, and change your password.
One the "Welcome" page you can change your password on the right.