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Sharing your username and password may seem harmless, but it can open up confidential data and provide opportunities for abuse. It only takes one person to cause considerable trouble using another's password.
Many people have a fairly casual attitude toward password privacy and security: Passwords are sometimes printed and posted openly, and occasionally people will even share their password with others to enable them to perform some task. This is not OK. Keep your password private.
You are responsible for the security of your account and the confidentiality of your password, and you are required to change your Hampshire password once a year. The page at password.hampshire.edu will help you choose a strong, secure password.
In addition, the password will be checked against a dictionary of commonly-used, easily-guessed words.
A good password is:
On the other hand, a bad password is one that contains
This will create a very secure password that you can most likely remember anytime you need it.