Help Desk
Monday - Friday 
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

P: (540) 464-7643
F:  (540) 464-7222
Email IT Webmaster

Information Technology
315 Nichols Engineering
Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA 24450

Password Policy



Account Type:
Domain/Network, Colleague & Post View

Password expires in:  90 days
Password changes:  immediately
Minimum password length:  8 characters
Maximum password length:  126 characters (56 viewable)
Password remembered for:   24 passwords
Password change allowed:   once every 24 hours
Forced mixed case:    yes
Allow user ID in password:   no
Allow palindromes (e.g. Anna, radar):   no
Allow any part of user's full name:   no
Must contain a number:   yes
Must contain special characters:   no
Allow a number at the beginning or end:   no
Allow words that appear in the filter word dictionaries:   no
Filter word dictionaries: Any word found in any dictionary listed on the right   no
Allow words that appear in thecustom word list:   N/A
Self Serviceable   yes (October 1, 2003)

Any VMI faculty, staff, or cadet requiring the VMI Help Desk to reset their domain/network, Colleague, or Post View password, must physically present themselves at the VMI Help Desk with a photo ID.