Calvin College accounts are automatically activated and deactivated depending on your current affiliation with the college.

My passphrase

When logging in to your Calvin account, you will use a passphrase. Secure passphrases are the key to ensuring the security and confidentiality of information. Your Calvin passphrase must meet the following requirements:

  • current or previously used passphrases may never be reused
  • must be 15-30 characters long
  • must use characters from two or more of the following character sets:
    • Lowercase letters
    • Uppercase letters
    • Numbers
    • Symbols, Punctuation, or Spaces (some systems may not accept a passphrase with a comma)
  • must include at least 4 different characters
  • must not start or end with a space
  • must not repeat the same character 3 times sequentially
  • password expiration is enforced

Quick Links
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Setup a new hire
Use the CIT Service Center Employee Onboarding tool to request access and IT services for a new employee or student employee.

What does my passphrase access?

Your Calvin passphrase will access most Calvin services including but not limited to Moodle, eduroam wireless, Calvin Office 365, Colleague, Calvin G Suite Apps, as well as providing access to on-campus computers and server-based file storage.