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Email Password Requirements

  1. Passwords must have a length between eight (8) and sixteen (16) characters
  2. Passwords must include only 3 out of 4 of the following:
    • Contain at least 1 upper-case character
    • Contain at least 1 lower-case character
    • Contain at least 1 special character (i.e., @!#$%&*)
    • Contain at least 1 numeric character
  3. The only valid special characters are: ` ~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _ + - = { } | [ ] \ : " ; ' < > ? , . /
  4. Passwords cannot include a space
  5. Passwords cannot contain all or part of your email address
  6. Passwords will be locked out for 15 minutes after 5 consecutive invalid login attempts
  7. Passwords will expire after 180 days
  8. You must wait 10 days before changing your next password
  9. Passwords cannot be re-used

To access most online systems on the UMass Lowell campus, you must have a valid UMass Lowell email account. 

This account provides you access to applications that use Single Sign On (SSO) credentials, such as your UMass Lowell email account, SiS Self-Service, the Wireless Network, HR Direct, myAlert, MyParking, VPN, the Online Housing Gateway and the Echo360 Lecture Capture System.