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    Student Username and Password Changes for 2019-20 School Year
    Posted on 08/12/2019
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    Student Username and Password Changes for 2019-20 School Year

    New Student Usernames for All Students

    This fall, Seattle Public Schools has made a change to the username students use to log on to district digital tools such as The Source and the student portal. This change will enable students to keep their same username until they graduate! If a student changes their name while they are enrolled at Seattle Public Schools, they have the option to request an updated username to match.

    What’s New? The first four characters of student username will be replaced with a 1. For example: the old username is xyz_jssmith the new username is 1jssmith.

    Students, if you would like to verify your new username, you may log in to The Source between August 13 and September 14. Once you enter the old username, the new username will display. Please contact your teacher or librarian if you are having any trouble accessing your new username.

    Password Change for incoming 5th and 6th Graders

    Starting this fall, every incoming 5th grader will be required to change their password from the four digit format of MMDD to an eight character password. For this year only, every incoming 6th grader will also follow this process.

    When students log in for the first time, they will use their full birthday: MMDDYYYY. After logging in, they will be prompted to select a new password. The new password may include special characters, can be eight or more characters, but cannot be a password the student used previously.

    Students, please contact your teacher or librarian if you experience any issues setting up your new password.