HawkID passwords must:

  • not be the same as your previous 10 HawkID passwords
  • not be similar to your current HawkID password
  • not be similar to your logon name
  • not be similar to your name
  • contain at least 2 alpha characters
  • contain at least 2 non-alpha characters
  • contain at least 9 characters*

*Individual colleges or departments may require more restrictive password rules. Elevated privilege accounts, such as users with administrative rights on their workstations, require a minimum password length of 15 characters and more frequent password changes.

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September 10, 2012