Password Management

Password Management

Keeping your Merrimack College account secure is an ever-present challenge. Please review our password best practices for tips on creating a strong password.


  • Email Us
  • 978-837-3500
  • Visit McQuade Library – 1st Floor

All members of the Merrimack College community have access to password support via AskIT. 

Student smiling outside sitting with laptop

Reminder: Never send sensitive material via email (including your password).

Types of Authentication

Single Sign-On (SSO)

SSO is a method of verifying your identity to a variety of services by logging in a single time in a 24-hour period.

Learn more about SSO at Merrimack

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

MFA is a method to “prove” the person using your password is you. This is achieved using two types of proof.

Learn more about MFA at Merrimack