How do I sign up for an SAP account?

The SAP User Request Form can be found at

I lost my password! What do I do?

If you have forgotten your password, call the Help Desk at 989.774.3662 to request a password reset. After your password is reset, you will be able to immediately change it.

What does the error "not in validity date" mean?

This message indicates that your SAP account has expired. You will need to fill out the SAP User Request Form, found at

I accidentally began a report that I do not want to run. Is it possible to cancel it?

Yes. To stop any transaction that you do not want to complete, simply click the button (located at the top-left of the SAP window) and click Stop Transaction.

What is this "FWIN" printer that is listed in SAP?

FWIN stands for "Front End Printing Windows." Setting your SAP printer as FWIN will cause the print job to be sent to your default Windows printer. This is most commonly used for people who do not have a printer that is specifically used for SAP.

How do I change my default printer in SAP?

  1. Open and log into SAP.
  2. From the menu bar, go to System > User Profile > Own Data.
  3. Click the Defaults tab.
  4. The default printer will be listed as OutputDevice. To see a list of available printers, highlight the OutputDevice field and click the search button that appears next to the field.
  5. Select an SAP printer from the list, or manually enter Front_End_Printing_Windows if you will be using your default Windows printer.
  6. Click the Save icon to save your changes.

How do I run [X] report?

If you know the transaction code of the report, you can manually type it into the command box and hit enter. If you do not know the transaction code, you can most likely find what you are looking for by searching through the SAP Easy Access Menu tree, located in the left pane in SAP.

How can I terminate my active session in SAP?

To manually end a session, simply go to System > End Session from the menu bar in SAP. If SAP was closed improperly and your session is still active, despite SAP being closed, you can always log back into SAP to terminate the session. In fact, as soon as you attempt to login to SAP, it will ask you if you would like to terminate the previous session.

What does it mean that a password is in the exception table?

The password you are trying to change to is specifically set to be restricted from use. For example, the word "password" is in the exception table.