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Monterey, CA 93943
(831) 656-2947
DSN: 756-2947
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Changing Your Password (PIN)

Your initial Password (PIN) is a randomly generated (generally 4-digit) number, which you can change at any time. To make changes directly online through BOSUN:

  1. From the Library’s homepage, click on Search  BOSUN Catalog.
  2. Click on My Account located in the gray bar above the search box.
  3. Click on Change My PIN.
  4. Enter your User Name (ALT-ID)* - be sure to use UPPER CASE and your current Password (PIN), which should be written on the back of your library card – if not, please contact the Circulation Desk.
  5. Your new PIN can be up to 10 digits. In the Enter new PIN space type in the new PIN you wish to use and then retype it into the Re-enter new PIN space.
  6. Click on Change PIN.
  7. A confirmation message will appear indicating the change has been made.

* For NPS personnel (faculty, students, staff), your User Name (ALT ID) is your Network login name entered in UPPER CASE. If you find that your User Name does not work and/or to make changes to your User Name, please contact the Circulation Desk at (831) 656-2947 or e-mail

Library users who are not NPS personnel can contact the Circulation Desk to set up a User Name (ALT ID).

A User Name (ALT ID) can be up to 14 characters and can be an Alpha/Numeric mix. All letters must be UPPER CASE and no symbols except underscore and hyphen are allowed.

Revised: 07/28/2009

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