The first time that you log on to a Meharry computer with your username and password, you will be prompted to change your password. Below are some password requirements and suggestions. Passwords expire every 90 days, and you are prompted to change your password before the end of the 90 days.

  1. Requirement: The password must be a minimum of eight characters in length and may not be a password that you have used in the previous ten times.
  2. Recommendation: The password can include letters and/or numbers. Passwords containing letter and number combinations are highly recommended.
  3. Recommendation: The password is case sensitive and can be all upper case, lower case or multi case. Multi-case passwords are highly recommended.
  4. Recommendation: Choose your password carefully. Do not create a password using your phone number, date of birth, address, etc. However, do choose a password that you can easily remember.