Passwords & Getting Started
STEP-BYSTEP INSTRUCTIONS: Password Change Directions
- All secondary students, grades 6 and up, are required to use a 16-digit minimum password.
- Default password is dmschools + first and last initial + 8-digit birthdate.
- Ex: student Jane Smith, birthdate August 23, 2012 – default password is dmschoolsJS08232007
- Students with two last names, only the first last initial is used, Ex: student Ally Gumpert Schmidt = dmschoolsAG08232007
- Students will need to create their own unique password as soon as possible.
Infinite Campus: Usernames and passwords are whatever you set up. We can change parent usernames and passwords and we can set up parental user accounts.
Canvas: Parents can download the Canvas app (blue in color). You choose your own username and password. We cannot help with parent Canvas access or username or password resets.
Microsoft Teams: Parents are not able to be connected to DMPS Teams.
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