SIS - Password Rules


SIS has developed password controls for security purposes. The following are the password controls being used:

Note: University staff and students sign into their SIS accounts using their NetID and password.

The SIS password rules only apply to student employees or UW Foundation staff work accounts.

  • Passwords must be between eight and thirty-two characters long.
  • Passwords must contain at least one number and at least one non-alphanumeric character,
    e.g. !, @, $, &, #, *, %.
  • There is a maximum password age of 90 days. Users must change their password every 3 months. There is a 14-day expiration notice.
  • Passwords cannot be your User ID.
  • After six unsuccessful login attempts the user account will be locked.

Keywordspermission, sis (SIS)   Doc ID1617
OwnerKim A.GroupOffice of the Registrar
Created2002-08-01 19:00:00Updated2023-08-01 12:22:39
SitesDoIT Help Desk, Office of the Registrar
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