Student computing accounts when you leave IU, transfer campuses, study abroad, or have active military service

Note:
For information about termination of former employee computing accounts, see Employee computing accounts when you leave IU.

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Leave IU

At Indiana University, your student computing accounts remain active as long as you are enrolled at any IU campus. After two consecutive terms (fall, spring, and summer are each considered one term) during which you are not enrolled in any courses through the IU registrar, you will be notified by email and given a seven-day window before your accounts are disabled.

When your accounts are disabled, you will be unable to access them, although UITS will temporarily retain their associated files, including email messages. (You will retain access to some services, such as your bursar bill, unofficial transcripts, and financial aid; see Access former student bills, transcripts, and other university information.) After approximately five years without further enrollment, your ADS Domain account will be deleted, unless you're registered with the Indiana University Alumni Association.

Important:
No new Imail accounts are being created in preparation for its retirement. UITS will provide at least six months' notice before Imail is discontinued.

For specific information regarding access to various IU accounts after leaving IU, see IU account access chart for non-enrolled students.

Transfer to another IU campus

If you have been a student at one IU campus and transfer to another:

  • You will be able to use your IU username and passphrase to log into IU Student Technology Center (STC) computers, and into Canvas, One.IU and other campus websites.
  • You can continue to use your existing email account to send and receive mail. You can also create an email address that corresponds to your new campus (e.g., @indiana.edu at IU Bloomington, or @iupui.edu at IUPUI).

Study abroad or off campus

If you will study abroad through the Office of Overseas Study, you do not need to do anything to maintain your accounts.

If you have made other arrangements to study abroad or off campus for more than two consecutive semesters, a full-time faculty or staff sponsor must complete the Affiliate form using Affiliate Accounts in One.IU; see Sponsor a computing account for an IU affiliate.

Called to active military service

If you are unexpectedly called to active military service, you may be eligible for a military leave of absence, in which case you can retain your active Indiana University computing accounts.

For help requesting a military leave of absence, contact your campus Veteran Support Services or Office of the Registrar:

For more about military leave at IUB, see the Office of the Registrar's Reserves Called to Active Duty Policy.

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