Change Your Personal Email Address for AD Password Resets


Students and staff who reset their password on receive an option to receive a password reset link if they do not know their current password. This link is sent to your personal email. The following article outlines the steps to change your personal email that receives the password reset link from

Critical Concepts

Employees: Steps to Take

Employees need to change their “home email” on UCPath. This change will take 24 hours to be applied to the password change tool.

  1. Log into UCPath.
    • Don’t have access to UCPath and can’t change your password on Contact the Service Desk at, (858) 246-4357, or by submitting a ticket. 
  2. Click “Personal Information” 
  3. Click “Personal Information Summary” 
  4. Input your security question as prompted
  5. Scroll down to “Email Addresses” and click “Change Email Addresses"

  6. Either click “Add” on the top right corner to add a home address, or press your existing "home" address to change the email to a different one. 
    • When adding your personal email address for the first time, make sure your "Email Type" is selected to "Home." Though there are multiple personal email address types in UCPath, only the Home one will be used for AD password resets."  

      Screenshot: Email Type options

      Screenshot: Edit email
  7. Input the personal email address you’d like and click “Save”

Students: Steps to Take

  1. Log into My TritonLink
  2.  On the top navigation bar, go to "Personal Tools" and then "Addresses."

    Screenshot: location of "Addresses" on mytritonlink navbar

  3. In the "Addresses" page, click on the "Student Email Address" tab. From here, you can change your personal email address on record. 
  4. Enter the new email address and click "Save" 

    Screenshot: Personal email address change page

If you still have questions or need additional assistance, please contact the ITS Service Desk. You can call us at (858) 246-4357, email us at, or submit a ticket at