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AccessVU - Existing Users (VUMC)

Welcome to the Vanderbilt Identity Management (IDM) page. From this page you will manage your VUnetID and related services such as your ePassword, email address(es), and the way your name displays to others. Vanderbilt University's policy on Computer Privileges and Responsibilities applies to all VUnetID related services.


  • Change ePassword - Need to change your ePassword? Click the "Change ePassword" button to reset it by answering your recovery questions. View directions.
  • Manage ePassword - To change your ePassword or set up your ePassword recovery questions, click the "Manage ePassword" button. Instructions are available for changing your ePassword and setting up recovery questions.
  • Re-authenticate - Re-authenticate your VUnetID and create a new ePassword if you have not set up your recovery questions or have forgotten the recovery answers. To begin the re-authentication process, please contact your IT Support Provider, the VUIT Help Desk, or the VUMC Help Desk. Once instructed to continue, click the "Re-authenticate" button to begin. Instructions are available for re-authenticating your VUnetID.
  • Modify Personal Options - Add or modify email address(es) and choose name display options by clicking the "Personal Options" button. If you have recently transitioned from VUMC to VU or have a VUnetID for each entity, your information may appear twice in the Global Address List (GAL). To remove one of these email addresses, click “Modify Personal Options,” “VUdirectory Options,” and check the box for “Remove my information from VUdirectory.”
  • Publish Photo - Publish your card office photo to a variety of Microsoft tools; Lync, SharePoint, and Outlook.  Instructions are available for publishing your photo.
  • VSA List - VUnet Services Administrators (VSA’s) can assist you with claiming your account, resetting your password, modifying your personal options, and other facets of managing your VUnet account.