ITS’ systems send a warning email notifying you that your password will be expiring in the near future and that you need to change it before the expiry date.

The below message is valid from 11 July 2022 on. If this message becomes obsolete (e.g., replaced by a different message), we will add an end date here.


FROM: noreply@mines.edu
SUBJECT: Your Mines <_a/_s/_d> Account password is expiring

Dear <User Displayname>,

Your “ADIT\<username> password is expiring at <Time & Date>.

NOTE: This is *NOT* your normal MultiPass account, but rather your account for accessing specialized ADIT resources.

This account is subject to the ‘<policy>’ password policy and must meet the requirements detailed at (type into your web browser, minus the spaces) <policy URL>
To change the password, please chose one of the following three options, the first option being the easiest:

  1. 1. Log in to your Mines Windows workstation as “ADIT\<username>, press “CTRL-ALT-DEL”, and choose “Change Password”

  2. Using ADIT’s password reset system at (type into your web browser, minus the spaces) “https :// adfs . mines . edu / adfs / portal / updatepassword”, enter your username as “ADIT\<username>”
  3. If you use Microsoft Remote Desktop to connect to a Mines Windows workstation, you can connect as “ADIT\<username>” and press “CTRL-ALT-END” and choose “Change Password”.

Lastly, if you still need assistance, please put in a service request at the Mines Help Center at (type into your browser, minus the spaces) “https :// helpcenter . mines . edu”, and search for “Reset Password Issue”.

Thank you,

ITS Staff
Information and Technology Solutions\

Please verify the authenticity of this official ITS notice by visiting “https :// its . mines . edu / verify”. Remember to always check messages purporting to be from ITS.

If you receive any suspicious messages about your Mines credentials or asking you for sensitive information, please do not click through any links or attempt to reply – report them to ITS, for further investigation, via a Mines Help Center ticket (https :// helpcenter . mines . edu).