Password Rules

Your password must meet the following rules:

  • Must be between 8 and 16 characters long.
  • May not contain whitespace characters (i.e. space, tab, etc.).
  • May not contain English dictionary words longer than 4 letters: matched case insensitive, matched forwards and backwards.
  • Must have at least 1 character of all the following characteristics: uppercase letter (A-Z), lowercase letter (a-z), digit (0-9), non-alphanumeric character (e.g., !,$,#)
    Allowable non-alphanumeric characters are as follows: ( ) ` ~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * - + = | \ { } [ ] : ; " ' < > , . ? /
  • May not contain your username: matched case insensitive, matched forwards and backwards.
  • May not contain common keyboard sequences (eg. 12345, aaaaa): matched case insensitive, matched forwards and backwards.
  • You may not re-use any of your 6 most recent passwords.
  • Examples of valid passwords (you MAY NOT use one of these as your password): IHmp2sy!@, mmi5agc!RR, Tpi#2h2r?, 1cs&cM&p, i!1HAN4eicmp