A complex password uses different types of characters in unique ways to increase security. For StarID, the password complexity requirement complies with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities password security guideline.
Passwords must meet or exceed these criteria:
Changed at least every 180 days.
Between 8 and 128 characters long.
Use at least 3 of the following types of characters: (a) uppercase letters, (b) lowercase letters, (c) numbers, and/or (d) special characters
Password must be unique and cannot be re-used.