Password Policy

The UNC onyen has a 90 day password change policy for access to the school’s network and resources, as do the School of Dentistry’s applications such as the EPR and Personnel database systems. It is acceptable to make all of your passwords the same but not required. When you reach the deadline date, you will be required to change your password on your next login to that application.

Password Rules:

  • It must be different than your last five passwords.
  • It must be at least eight characters long.
  • It must contain at least one number.
  • It must have at least one letter.
  • It must contain at least one of these special characters: ! @ # $ % & * + = { } ? < > ‘
  • It must NOT contain special characters other than those listed above.
  • It must NOT contain your logon ID, your name or six consecutive letters of your name.