PASSWORDS, PASSWORDS and PASSWORDS. We spend everyday using passwords to access our computer systems, cellphones, accounts, emails and other services. We are taught not to write passwords down, not save passwords in our browser, not to reuse passwords and not share passwords, etc.  LastPass is a secure way to save all your passwords, secure notes a is available to all faculty, staff and students.

LastPass is a password management tool that you can use to save all your passwords in one location and access from anywhere. Much like Google Chrome, LastPass can work with your web browser to store passwords, it can also work as a desktop application or be used on your mobile phone. The greatest benefit of LastPass, you only have to remember one secure master passphrase (tips for creating a strong passphrase).

For more information click here

How does it work

LastPass works by storing your passwords in an encrypted format to prevent hackers/malware from stealing your passwords (note: the passwords are stored on your device not last pass servers). To login you will have to create a strong master passphrase that meets university requirements and authenticate.

How do I access LastPass

Students can access LastPass by going to – and signing up with the PVAMU accounts.

Faculty will receive an email to sign up with LastPass in their PVAMU accounts.

How do I install LastPass

To install LastPass on your site please click here.

What do the LastPass Icons mean

When you have the LastPass extension installed in your browser, you’ll see the LastPass icon in the toolbar.
(Don’t see an icon?)

A red icon means you are logged in.

A yellow icon means there’s an issue of some kind. Click the icon to get more information.

A gray icon means you are not logged in. Click the icon for the Log In screen.

Your email address will already be filled in. Just enter your LastPass Master Password and click Log In.


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