How to Reset Your VWU Password

You are able to use email verification or answer your security questions to reset your VWU password.

  • Navigate to the Virginia Wesleyan University Account Portal reset page at
  • Enter your “Username” and the correct characters in the security picture (see below). Students: your “Username” will be your 7-digit student ID Faculty/Staff: your “Username” will be the front part of your VWU email address
  • Choose which method you would like to choose to reset your password. Use “Email Verification” if this is the first time opening your account. Enter the correct characters in the security picture and select "Continue"
If you choose Email Verification complete the steps below
If you choose Security Questions complete the steps below

Note: If you no longer have access to your secondary email account and are unable to answer your security questions, please contact the help desk so your secondary email can be updated