Accounts and Passwords

Accounts and Passwords

At DU we offer a password manager site that will allow you to change your password at any time, without a need to call the HelpDesk.  To do this, go to:

Rules and Requirements

You will need your ID number, your birth date and last 6 digits of SSN to update your network password.  Your updated password must meet the requirements listed below.

Password Length

  • Minimum password length is eight characters
  • Maximum password length is sixteen characters
  • Your password cannot contain the user's entire account name or entire full name.

Password complexity needs to contain characters from three of the following four categories:

  • English uppercase characters (A through Z)
  • English lowercase characters (a through z)
  • Base 10 digits (0 through 9)
  • Non-alphabetic characters (for example,!, $, #, %)