Linux - Forgot Password

Computer Science uses a standalone Linux FreeIPA user authentication system. While the FreeIPA system shares your Calvin username, an unique password is assigned for this account. You use this account and password to access all Linux-based systems for Computer Science. This account is also used for other various systems such as RStudio.

If you don't remember your password, you can use this form to reset it.

If your password is expired, use this page to reset it.


  1. Fill in the form below to reset a forgotten password..
  2. Check your email for your new password. You may use this password immediately to log into services.
  3. Optionally, reset your password to a password that you prefer by visiting

Calvin Username:
(Example: jcalvin10)
Calvin ID Number:
(Example: 1234567)