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

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 immediately lose access to some IU resources (such as the IU wireless network, VPN, STC computers, Wells Library systems and databases, and possibly other services).
  • You will receive email notification that you have a seven-day window before your UITS computing 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.

    Faculty, staff, and student accounts that have been disabled but not yet deleted may be eligible for a temporary account re-enable so users can retrieve needed personal files or make final changes to their accounts. Users will be granted temporary access only once.

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 (for example, at IU Bloomington, or 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 could sponsor an affilate account for you.

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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Last modified on 2019-11-19 10:07:09.

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