The User Name format is the lower-case initial of your first name, lower-case initial of your last name, and your student ID number. You must use all seven digits of your student ID number.

Student Default Password Format
Effective August 4, 2014

  • First initial of your first name (Upper Case)
  • First initial of your last name (Lower Case)
  • Birthday (mmddyyyy)

Example: Jill Student
Date of Birth: September 23, 1993
Password: Js09231993
Password Guidelines

The first time you log into “MyOTC”, you will be asked to create a new password. The password requirements are listed below.

Password Requirements

  • The password must be a minimum of 8 characters.
  • It must contain characters from three of the following categories:
    1. Uppercase letters (A–Z)
    2. Lowercase letters (a–z)
    3. Numbers (0–9)
    4. Special characters (e.g. @, $, !)
  • It cannot contain your first name, last name, or username.
  • It cannot be any of the last 10 passwords you have used.

The following hints should help you create a safe password:

  • Keep it to yourself.
  • Be creative. For instance, use the first letter of each word in a phrase, or pick a word and substitute a number for certain letters: S2ccessf2l!

Feel free to stop by or call the IT Help Desk. Hours and contact information can be found here.