If you have not changed your University password since July 1, 2017, you will be required to change it by April 11, 2018. University passwords continue to be a target of regular phishing attempts, which have led to increasing numbers of compromised accounts. Regular password changes are one line of defense against unauthorized access.
To change your password now, visit: https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/is/infosec/secure_authentication_toolkit. For password requirements as well as suggestions for creating a strong password or passphrase, visit: https://umsystem.edu/makeitsafe/passwords.
Once you have changed your password, make sure to quickly configure the new password for account access on your mobile devices to ensure that you don’t get locked out.
For additional assistance on resetting your University password, contact the Helpdesk at 573.882.5000.
— March 8, 2018