Eastern Michigan University
To create an account, you will be asked to input a unique password that will be easy for you to remember but hard for others to guess. EMU recommends that passwords have a minimum length of 10 characters because longer passwords are harder to crack. Almost any 8-character password can be cracked with powerful computers in less than two hours and 10 characters in a matter of days, but a 12-character password could take years to break. To make passwords even stronger, they should include letters, numbers, punctuation marks, and misspelled words. Here are a few examples of strong yet easy to remember passwords:
DO NOT use the above listed passwords.
Students, faculty, and staff should follow these instructions to create a my.emich account.
Division of Information Technology
118 Pray Harrold
Ypsilanti, MI 48197