What are the rules for setting a password for online resources like 1600grand, Moodle, Google Apps, DegreeWorks?
Your password must be set with the following rules:
  • Minimum characters: 8.
  • Maximum characters: 30.
  • Your surname or username may not be a part of your password.
  • Use numbers, UPPERCASE and lowercase letters.
  • The password is case-sensitive.

    Passwords cannot contain special characters.
    Passwords cannot contain spaces or underscores.

How to reset your password:
  1. Use Firefox or Internet Explorer (IE).
  2. Go to password.macalester.edu.
  3. Follow the prompts to reset your current password.

For additional information on how to set a strong password, see FAQ 373.

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