LSUMail: Change Password Using the myLSU Portal


If you've forgotten your LSUMail Password but you remember your PAWS Password, you can reset your password in the myLSU Portal.

To Change an LSUMail Password through myLSU:

1. Login to the myLSU Portal.  (

2. Expand the Personal Preferences category, and select Password Management.

myLSU page with the Password Management option selected under the Personal Preferences tab.

3. Click on the drop-down list of all the computer accounts that you have associated with LSU.

a dropdown menu selecting which account you want to reset the password.

4. Select the one that shows up as [PAWS ID](LSUMAIL)

  • Example: mtiger1(LSUMAIL)

5. On the LSUMail Password Change screen, specify a New Password for LSUMail. Please note, you will be unable to use any of your three previous passwords.

6. Re-enter the New Password for verification.

  • The password must be between 10 and 16 characters in length and be composed of letters and numbers.  Special characters are encouraged.

7. Click Submit.  This will process your password change.

myLSU change password screen

8. Wait two hours to make sure the changes have gone through before trying to use the New Password to log into your LSUMail Account at

  • NOTE:  Keep in mind that your LSUMail Password is independent of your PAWS Password and is not automatically synchronized with your PAWS Password.


LSUMail Server Settings

Incoming Mail Server (IMAP):      Port:  993
Encryption Method:  SSL

Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP):      Port:  587
Encryption Method:  TLS

Generate Server Settings (OWA):

Find POP, IMAP & SMTP Settings for LSUMail

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