Graduating? What to Do With Your British isles Accounts and Mail Right before You Go

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 22, 2021) — University of Kentucky Information Technologies Providers (ITS) would like to advise all learners about very best tactics for your United kingdom accounts, including e mail, ahead of you leave the university. Starting April 14, ITS will switch on computerized account deprovisioning for pupils who are no longer enrolled with the College of Kentucky (e.g., graduated, transferred). This system is in accordance with University Administrative Regulation 10:1 and is essential to holding systems and info at British isles harmless from cybersecurity attacks, as properly as remaining compliant with vendor software license contracts.  

Immediately after April 14, college students who are no longer enrolled at the college will have their accounts turned off right after nine months from the date of their separation (e.g., graduation date, last date of system registration). Please hold in head that these students will obtain many notifications by using e-mail in advance of their accounts are turned off and any student who chooses to stay with the university for employment or even more coursework will not be influenced.  

Trying to keep this in thoughts, ITS would like to share ideal practices with all students for your Uk accounts: 

  1. Never use your United kingdom email address as the major handle for personal accounts.  
    It is important to keep a personal e-mail handle for services that are not affiliated with United kingdom (e.g., bank accounts, music/streaming companies, utilities). This ensures that you do not reduce access to any crucial accounts, should you leave the college.  

  1. Do not shop personal information in your Uk storage accounts (e.g., OneDrive, Google Travel).  
    By preserving individual information in a individual email, you know you will usually have accessibility to them.  

  1. Include a private electronic mail to Account Manager (ukam.uky.edu).  
    Creating sure that United kingdom has a personalized or alternate email tackle for you not only provides you a further approach of account password recovery, but also gives British isles a way to validate you are certainly you if ever you need to get documentation from the university in the future. See How to Set Up an External Electronic mail Tackle for guidance on how to add your particular e-mail. 

Graduating shortly? Here’s what you can do now. 

  1. If your Uk account is tied to personal accounts or you have individual information in your Uk storage, commence migrating them to a own email or storage account now.   

  1. Notify any one who communicates with you by your @uky.edu or @g.uky.edu addresses about your new electronic mail handle.   

  1. Update your record with the United kingdom Alumni Association to make certain they have your most up-to-day data.  

  1. Familiarize on your own with the myDocs Doc Portal. This self-service portal permits you to get important documents like Student 1098-T and unofficial transcripts should you need to have them just after your British isles account is deprovisioned. Additional recommendations at How To Use The myDocs Document Portal

ITS appreciates the aid of students in our cybersecurity attempts and following best procedures for an simple transition in and out of the college. A lot more facts on university student account deprovisioning can be observed at What transpires to my Uk account when I graduate? 

For queries about the account deprovisioning system, email [email protected] For 24/7 immediate technical assistance, please contact ITS Buyer Products and services at 859-218-Assistance (4357) or go to the Technologies Support Heart at http://techhelpcenter.uky.edu. For assistance with non-urgent matters, email [email protected]