IU Policies and Procedures
The School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering follows IU/UITS policy and procedure regarding account removal when you leave IU. These IU policies are explained in these two IU KB pages:
- At IU, what happens to my student computing accounts when I graduate, leave the university, transfer to another campus, or study abroad?
Student Linux Accounts
For students leaving IU, the key part of the above documents is:
After you are no longer enrolled for 2 consecutive terms, your IU status will change to Former Student. Shortly after that happens, you will receive an email informing you that your SICE Linux accounts will be removed in two weeks. Included in that email is information about how you can keep your SICE Linux account with the proper sponsorship of a member of the SICE faculty. So, if you are still doing collaborative work with a member of the SICE Faculty it is possible for you to keep your account with this sponsorship.
Student Email Note
It is possible for students to keep their IU Umail account indefinitely when they leave IU. However, you should check out this IU KB page for further information: