Faculty, Staff, Department & Organizational email passwords expire every 120 days!
This is a security feature that helps protect unauthorized access to your account. We strongly recommend that you do not share your passwords or PINs with anyone. It's also very ineffective to write your passwords down or to allow programs to "remember" your password.
Tips for Creating A Good Password:
- Combine letters, symbols, and numbers that are easy for you to remember and hard for someone else to guess.
- Pronounceable passwords (even if they are not words) are easier to remember, which lessens the need to write your password.
- Don't use personal information or any word in any language spelled forward or backward.
- Make new passwords that are not identical or substantially similar to ones you've previously used.
Clever Password Formulas:
- Word Formula: Take two words and combine them with a number or special character in the middle. The combination creates a unique term that makes a good password. Of course, the terms you choose should still not be personal or easily connected to you.
- Acronym Formula: Use the initial letters of a phrase to create an acronym, especially if a number or special character is included.