Setting up Your CSB/SJU Network Account


  1. Navigate your web browser to the CSB/SJU homepage (
  2. Click on Tools and select Change Your Password.
  3. Locate and click on the Forgot Your Password button.
  4. Enter your CSB/SJU email address in the User ID box, complete the CAPTCHA challenge by typing the letters that appear in the provided box and click Next.
  5. Select I forgot my password and click Next.
  6. Ensure Email my alternate email is selected and click Email.  A message will be sent to the email address you have previously supplied to CSB/SJU for communication purposes.
  7. Check the mailbox of your alternate email address.  You should receive a message with the subject “College of Saint Benedict – Saint John’s University account email verification code”.  This message will contain a code which you will need in the next step.
  8. Go back to the password reset page and enter the code which was emailed to you.
  9. After correctly entering the code, follow the prompts to change your password.

Note: Please review the CSB/SJU Password Creation Requirements below for guidelines on creating a password. 

  • Passwords must be at least eight characters. 
  • Do not use your first name, last name or username in any part of the password. 
  • Passwords cannot be reused. 
  • Your password must contain characters from three of the four categories: 



Upper case 

A,B,C, . . . Z 

Lower case 

a,b,c, . . . z 

Non-alphabetic characters 



0,1,2, . . .9 


Please contact the CSB/SJU Help Desk at 320-363-2228 if you run into any problems setting your password. 
Use the information you receive along with the following directions to access your email and Banner account:  Accessing Your CSB/SJU Email 


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