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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

Aug. 22, 2014

Instructions for resetting Northwest Online passwords

All passwords for Northwest Online, formerly known as eCompanion, for students and employees will be reset Friday, Aug. 15 at 8 a.m.

For security reasons, these passwords are reset prior to each fall trimester. You may retrieve your new password by following these steps:

Please note Northwest Online features a new look with updates to the personal homepage and the course sites for all Northwest Online courses.

After you have used the new password to log in to Northwest Online, you may change the password to one of your choice by clicking the My Profile link in the upper left corner of your personal homepage.

For more information, contact Dr. Darla Runyon, director of Center for Information Technology in Education (CITE) at 660.562.1532 or

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468