To password-protect your page so that only a select group of people can see it, follow these steps:
When you are ready to publish your page, go to the “Publish” box on the right side of the editor screen and click on the “Edit” link beside “Visibility: Public.”
Click on “password protected” and type in a Password (the one shown below is a sample — and not a very good one!). Then, click “Publish.”
Be sure to communicate to your committee members, department members, etc. what the password is!
If you also want to hide the page from search engines, visit this tutorial >