How do I set or reset an OpenAthens password?


Students and staff from the below campuses will receive an automated OpenAthens email with details about their username and a way to set a password.

  • Amman
  • Belgrade
  • Jakarta 
  • Mexico City 
  • South Africa (Cape Town, Johannesburg & South Africa Online).


Activating your OpenAthens account and setting your password.

1. Select the link to activate your account. Your username will be sent to you in the OpenAthens email.


2. Create a password. Follow the OpenAthens instructions and select Confirm.


3. You have successfully activated your OpenAthens account when you see the following screen.

You can now login to systems using OpenAthens - see Accessing systems (via OpenAthens).

If you have not received an email via your institutional email address, contact the library.


Resetting your OpenAthens password.

1. To reset a password, select the following link and enter your username or institutional email address and select Next.


2. Your password reset will be confirmed via email.

If your password reset was not successful contact the library.


  • Last Updated Jun 25, 2024
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  • Answered By Blanka Arnold

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