approximately 120 days. This means if you set a new password today,
approximately four months from now it will expire. When you
log into Webmail, or a computer on the Alfred State Domain, such as a lab
computer, you will receive a password expiration reminder approximately
14 days before your password expires. Once your password has expired, you will
need to immediately change your password upon your next successful logon. Until
you change an expired password, you will not be able to access Alfred State
College resources. Although password expiration is around 120 days, it is
recommended you change your password at least once in the middle of each
semester. If you suspect someone is using your account, change your password
immediately. Keep in mind if you change your password on a regular basis, you
will not have to worry about password expirations at all.
You may utilize the NetID "change password" utility alter your password as long as you remember your current password. First you will need to navigate to https://NetID.alfredstate.edu. There are several text boxes to be filled in; username (LLLLLLFM), old password, new password, and confirm new password. Once all text boxes are filled in properly, click on the save button toward the top of the page. A screen will report back if the change was successful. If you are a student you will navigate to www.outlook.com to log in with your new credentials. If you are a faculty or staff member you will navigate to mail.alfredstate.edu to log in with your new credentials.
All lab computers, and computers part of the alfredstate.edu domain, can be
used to change your password. You will need to know your username and old
password in order to change your password. The easiest way to change your
password is to press Ctrl-Alt-Del keys. There should be a "Change
Password" button listed. Click on this button. There are several text
boxes to be filled in. The domain can be listed as asc or alfredstate.edu. You
will need to fill in the old password, and type in a new password twice, and
Both wired and wireless connectivity are available throughout most of the campus. For a wired connection, you will need to bring your own Cat5 network cable.
Laptops - To take advantage of the wireless network, please make sure your computer has a wireless card. To use the wired network, the laptop will need a traditional 10 base T Ethernet card and Ethernet cable. If you will be using the laptop in a laptop-required curriculum, please make sure the laptop meets or exceeds the minimum specifications for the program.
All students are given
an e-mail account along with a limited network account within one
week of paying their admissions deposit to the college. The
network username is the first six letters of the last name, first initial, and
The campus is actively
upgrading the number of data ports available in student dorm rooms. For rooms that still have one data port, a competitively
priced switch can be purchased at the campus bookstore.
Most laptops will have built
in wireless cards, so connecting to the campus network is not limited by the
number of data ports in a room.
There are no additional
fees for Internet access. When students connect their machine to the network,
Internet access is provided. Students
living in dormitories are required to register their computers on the network
prior to accessing the Internet.
The campus is actively
upgrading the number of data ports available in student dorm rooms. When students connect their
computer to the network, they will also have high-speed Internet access.
The campus is also
equipped with a wireless network, which allows students Internet and network
access using a laptop and wireless card. Wireless access is available in all
campus buildings, including residence halls.