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Passphrase Security


In a continued effort to provide security for student information some offices at William & Mary are going to require a Passphrase from all callers.

Full Description

In accordance with security initiatives at William & Mary, students and callers inquiring about student information will need to provide a Passphrase to verify identity and access privileges. Current William & Mary students can obtain their passphrase and assign passphrases to others through the Personal Information Questionnaire ( or the student can access it through the BannerWeb portal at 

The Financial Aid Office will begin to request the Passphrase verification information (the student’s User ID,  your first and last name, and your passphrase) for current students on March 4, 2019.  Entering students for Fall 2019 will have access to the Personal Information Questionnaire after May 1st and Passphrase verification information requests will begin on June 1, 2019.

For more information about Passphrase go to the Dean of Student's Passphrase website