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I'm getting the message "You must change your password. Please use the Change Password tool to do so." What does that mean?

When you create a new UT EID or one is created for you (refer to How do I get a UT EID? for more information), your password must meet one set of requirements. However, if your UT EID is moved to the affiliate or member class—for example, if you become an admitted student or accept a job offer at the university—you will need to use a strong password for increased security.