Before you can log in to any Biola systems or services, you need to set your NetID password.

This applies to new employees, new students, and alumni who have never logged in to Biola's systems.

This page explains the steps for setting your NetID password for the first time.

How to Set Your NetID and Email Password for the First Time

StepWhat to Do
1Go to the First Time Log In page.

Type in your personal email address (if you are an incoming student, the one you used when submitting your Biola application) and click the Go >> button.


Log in to your personal email address and open the password reset link email we sent to you labeled Set your Biola University account password.

Note: If the system doesn't recognize the email address you entered, please contact one of the following Biola departments and let them know you'd like to set your password but your non-Biola email address is not recognized.

Incoming Students

Faculty / Staff

Please call Admissions at 1-800-652-4652 and ask to speak to Admissions Operations or email

Please contact Human Resources at either, or (562)903-4757.
  1. Type a password into the Passphrase text box.
  2. Type the password again in the Confirm Passphrase textbox.
  3. Click the Save button.

Note: You will be redirected to to confirm your password has successfully updated.

5Type in your NetID and the newly created password and click the Log in button.
6If you were successfully able to log in then your account has been activated and your password has been successfully set. If you encounter any errors, please call the IT Helpdesk at 562.903.4740 or email us at

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