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Posted January 11, 2017

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Change Your Password!

To align with best practices and tighten security, APS user passwords must be changed regularly and must meet strength and complexity standards.

All employees must change their APS password at least once a year.

New Password Requirements

Passwords should be changed at least once a year.

New passwords should contain the following:
1.    A minimum length of 8 characters AND
2.    Three of the following four elements:

  • Uppercase letters (A‐Z)
  • Lowercase letters (a‐z)
  • Numbers (0-9)
  • Symbols (such as @, $, !

3.     Passwords CANNOT include first or last names.

How to Reset Your Password

Go to pwreset.aps.edu

  • Select Change Password
  • Login in with your username and current password
  • Type in your new password
  • Confirm your new password

What You Need to Know

  • Change your password on all devices that require you to sign in for access including WiFi and email on tablets and mobile phones.
  • All employees will be required to change their password at least once a year.
  • Students also will be required to update their passwords. 

Need Assistance?

You may also contact the IT Service Desk at http://servicedesk.aps.edu or 830-8080 and have the following information ready:

  • Your name
  • Your employee ID number
  • Your department location number
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