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Password Requirements

These are the Password Requirements established for user accounts on the UCHC Domain.

A UCHC Domain Account (E-mail) Password:


  1. Must be at least 6 characters long.

  2. Must contain characters from 3 of the 4 categories:
    • English Uppercase letters (A-Z)
    • English Lowercase Letters (a-z)
    • Base 10 digits (0-9)
    • Non-Alphabetic characters (For Example: !, $, #,%)

  3. Must be changed every 90 Days

  4. When changed, it cannot contain the user's account name
    or parts of the user's full name that
    exceed two consecutive characters.

  5. Note: Accounts are locked out after 3 invalid login attempts.

  6. You will need to call the IT Help Desk at 860-679-4400 to have them reset your locked account.