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AVC Password Help

Expectations

Users are expected to comply with all AVC policies and proceedures with regard to password integrety and security. You should never share your userid and password with another. No one from AVC's Help Desk will ever ask for your login and password. We will never send email with a link or request for such information. WE DON'T WANT IT!!

Conditions

  • Standard Use Accounts (Students, Faculty, Staff) Passwords are good for 180 days from date or last reset
  • Protected Data Access - Passswords are good for 90 days from date of last reset
  • Inactive Accounts - Any account left inactive, not logged into successfully for 180 days, will be disabled and will require contacting the Help Desk for reactivation.
  • Systems will now prohibit the reuse of your three (3) most recent passwords.

Criteria

  • Minimum 8 characters, Maximum of 20
  • Include at lease one letter, one number, and one change of case
  • Use of Special Characters is encourged (please do not use { } \ : = or a space)
  • Suggestion... create a phrase you will remember can help -- e.g., Thi$IsMyP@55word

 

Last updated: January 14, 2016