Rules for Creating a Password

Password must be 8 or more characters.

The password must contain 3 out of 4 of the following:

  • Upper case letters
  • Lower case letters
  • Numbers
  • Punctuation

Notes about passwords:

  • Password can't contain the Username
  • Password can't contain First Name OR Last Name
  • Must not be the same as any of your previous 10 passwords
  • Password cannot be changed more than once in a 24 hour period
  • Passwords expire in 90 days from the last password reset
  • Computer Accounts are locked for 30 minutes after 10 incorrect attempts.

Review the complete policy here.

Questions should be addressed to the Information Technology Helpdesk:

or call 724-847-6789 (extension 6789 on campus).