Congratulations! You’re about to become a Valpo alum!
Information Technology offers you this helpful information about what will happen to your computing accounts as you graduate.
This information is current for Spring 2019 grads.
You'll continue to have access to manage your password via the Account Management System so you can maintain alumni access to DataVU, Gmail@Valpo, and Handshake. Your password will no longer expire!
All Valpo alumni get to keep their Gmail@Valpo accounts after graduation! If you want to forward your @valpo.edu email address to another account, instructions are available through a Google search or by contacting the IT Help Desk. If you manage any shared accounts or Google groups, be sure to designate someone else to take over.
You'll keep access to your academic and financial records in DataVU until the fall semester drop/add period* ends. After that date, your access will be limited to diploma and official transcript orders.
(See instructions for ordering your diploma in this KB article.)
Need income tax forms (such as W-2's)? Contact Human Resource Services (219.464.5214 or firstname.lastname@example.org) to request them.
You'll have access to Blackboard Learn until the fall semester drop/add period* ends. After that date, your access will be disabled and any classes and files will become permanently inaccessible.
Upload files from folders on any network drives (H: or S:) to your Google Drive, save them onto a CD or a USB flash drive from a lab computer on campus, or download files to a personal computer. All access and files will be removed after the fall semester drop/add period* ends.
LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com content
Take advantage of the opportunity to earn certificates of completion and boost your professional skills! Access to LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com content will be disabled after the fall semester drop/add period* ends.
Don't forget to take advantage of software discounts on various titles by visiting our "On The Hub" e-store. Access to the e-store will be disabled after the fall semester drop/add period* ends.
IT Software on Your Personal Computer
Uninstall any software provided by IT for your use on the Valpo network, such as wi-fi security certificates and Microsoft Office 365. The IT Help Desk can assist you in removing this software.
You'll have access to library databases until the fall semester drop/add period* ends.
* Dates for the drop/end period are set by the Office of the Registrar; click the link to find academic calendars on their site.
Still need help?
For additional assistance, contact the IT Help Desk.