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Passphrase Information

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1. Your passphrase must be at least 15 characters long.


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2. There are no restrictions on the types of characters you can or cannot use in your myUTSA Passphrase.

Here are examples of hard to remember passwords compared to easier to remember passphrases:

         C0mpl1c@tedPW! arrowMotor Latte Carriage

          P3rpl3x1ng123% arrowsadly burro hamper electric!

          D1ff1cultPW321$ arrowCondition coffee 13579


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3. For added security, passphrases are generally longer than passwords.