Help Desk (Departing Faculty/Staff) - Steps to take before losing access to Office 365, Google, Zoom, Box, and Qualtrics
Effective January 2018, individuals who leave the University may begin a deactivation process that may change their access to the following services:Affected IT Services
- Office 365
Why am I losing access?
Your affiliation type determines how your access to affected IT services will change when you leave the University. Please see the chart below to learn more.
|University Affiliation Type||Reason for Affiliation Type||Access |
|Access to |
|Access to |
|Departing Faculty/Staff||HR updated your employment status to indicate you no longer work for the University||Lose access to all affected IT services|
When will I lose access?
View the service-based deactivation timeline to see when your access will change.
What should I do next?
Step 1: You are encouraged to classify data that you created into two categories:
Personal data: You can keep this data and will need to backup files before losing access to your account.
University data: You will need to transfer ownership of this data to designated faculty/staff or to another University account.
Step 2: Once you organize your data, your next step will be to either backup or transfer ownership of that data:
|Backup personal data||Transfer ownership of University data|
|Office 365||Office 365 - Email backup strategies||Office 365 - Backup OneDrive for Business data||Office 365 - Preserving organizational data due to a position change or retirement|
|UW-Madison Google Workspace - Preserve your data|
|Zoom||If applicable, download cloud recordings and/or export past meeting information.||If applicable, share cloud recordings and/or past meeting information with current UW-Madison colleagues.|
|Box||UW-Madison Box - Preserve your data||Box - Transferring Folder Ownership|
|Qualtrics||UW-Madison Qualtrics - Preserving your data||UW-Madison Qualtrics - Transfer ownership of your survey|
Important Note: Once your appointment or student status changes, you will lose access to OneDrive and your license for Outlook desktop client will expire approximately 25 days after the change.
For retirees and emeriti:
- Privileges for UW-Madison Retirees and Emeriti
- UW-Madison Retirement Association - Guide to Emeritus Status