Password guidelines

To ensure passwords are secure, your password will expire every 90 days. To meet the password complexity requirements your Password must:
  • Be a minimum of 8 characters.
  • Contain at least 3 of the 4 following types of characters:
    • Upper case (A, B, C, D, E ...)
    • Lower case (a, b, c, d, e ...)
    • Number (1, 2, 3, 4, ...)
    • Non alpha-numeric (!, @, #, $ ...)
  • Not be part of your name.

The previous 24 passwords are remembered and cannot be reused.

You must register your La Trobe Staff username with the Self Service Password Reset Utility.

A strong password:

  • Has a minimum of 15 characters.
  • Has upper case letters (A, B, C, D, E ...)
  • Has lower case letters (a, b, c, d, e ...)
  • Has numbers (1, 2, 3, 4, ...)
  • Has non alpha-numeric (!, @, #, $ ...)
  • Is not a keyboard pattern (qwerty, asdfghjkl ...)
  • Is not like your previous passwords.
  • Is not your name or like your name.
  • Is not your username or like your username.
  • Is not your friend's name.
  • Is not a family member's name.
  • Is not a dictionary word.
  • Is not a dictionary word.