myNU: Your personalized portal to NU!

myNU is a system that offers personalized content to NU students, carefully selected and organized links, and many other useful services. The system's main function is to bring all of the useful content to our students in an efficient and organized website. It also facilitates efficient communication with our students through its messaging system.

What does myNU have to offer?

  • Personalized content
  • Well-organized links for services and information on campus
  • Your current schedule
  • Emergency announcements such as closings
  • Online directory for faculty and staff
  • Registration for events
  • The latest news, events and announcements
  • Much, much, more!

What is my username?

The student user name is a small "s" followed by your complete seven digit student number. (Example: Student number = 0034567 then Username = s0034567.)

What is my password?

New PurplePass accounts use a randomly generated password. To retrieve the initial password, you need to  activate your account.

If you cannot retrieve your password please visit the IT Helpdesk in Glynn Annex with your student ID for assistance Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

What do I do if I forget my password?

Due to security reasons, we cannot supply you with your existing password.

Is it important to logout?

Yes! Always use the logout function located in the upper right area of the website. This makes sure that no one else can see your personal data. Also, you should close the Web browser after you logout, especially if you are accessing myNU from the labs. This rule of thumb goes for all Web-based services where your personal data is used.

How do I change my password?

On the upper-right of the myNU page, you’ll see the ‘Change Password’ link. Just click on that and enter your new password in the form provided.

Will my username or password change from semester to semester?

No, the username will be the same throughout your academic life at NU. You can change you password.

Is it important to check myNU for information?

Yes, myNU has a feature that allows different departments on campus to contact students with important information and notices called banners. Emergency information such as closings and delays will be listed on your myNU homepage.

If I have questions or problems, what can I do?