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 Password Complexity and Expiration Guidelines

All LionLink passwords must meet the following complexity requirements:

  • 10 or more characters
  • Characters from 3 of the 4 following groups:
    • An upper-case letter
    • A lower-case letter
    • A number
    • A special character (~ ` ! @ # $ % ^ & * - _ .)
  • Cannot contain a portion of your username
  • Cannot be any of your 3 previous passwords

For a strong password, you should also incorporate the following:

  • Sentences or phrases
  • A combination of  mixed-case letters, numbers and special characters
  • A variation of capitalization throughout the password
  • Have over 12 combined characters that make up the password (16 or more is ideal)

Avoid creating passwords that use:

  • Single dictionary words in any language.
  • Words spelled backwards, common misspellings, and abbreviations.
  • Sequences or repeated characters. Examples: 12345678, 222222, abcdefg, or adjacent letters on your keyboard (qwerty).
  • Personal information. Your name, birthday, driver's license, passport number, etc...

Passwords should be changed regularly!

To change your LionLink password, go to the Albright Password Reset page:  https://lionlink.albright.edu.   You must first establish personal security questions, then you may reset your own password at any time, 24/7, without the assistance of Client Services staff.

NOTE: Changing LionLink and Student Gmail account passwords involve separate processes. If you still access your Albright email through Gmail, you must be logged into your student Gmail account in order to change your email password.

For assistance in resetting ANY of your Albright related account passwords, please contact Client Services at 610-921-7676, or email clientservices@albright.edu. 

We, the staff of Albright College Information Technology Services strive to provide timely, seamless information services and technology support to our campus community.  We would love to hear from you at the number or emails to the right if you have comments or suggestions.


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