Your Andrew account is accessed with the ID that's assigned to you by Computing services. Your Andrew account provides you with professionally backed up storage accessible from any networked computer system. it also provides access to andrew network laser printers. Moreover, you can access electronic mail and bulletin boards for local, national and international communications. Your initial password is the first eight digits of your social security number (If you are an international student use the first eight digits of your student ID number). You can change this password in a variety of ways with the easiest being to go to http://www.my.cmu.edu. Be careful with your Andrew account password because if you forget it you must talk to the university to have it reset. The university, not the Tepper Computing Group, controls Andrew and all Andrew resources.