No one should ever send passwords or confidential information in an email message.
Confidential information includes social security numbers, driver’s license numbers, passport numbers, and financial account numbers. This information is classified as confidential information under the policies of UMBC, the University System of Maryland, and the State of Maryland. Passwords and confidential information can never be sent through email. This includes the body of an email message and as an attachment to a message. For in depth information about our data classifications and use, please see the following two links: