What happens to my UH Username and email when I graduate or leave UH?
Students, Non-retiring Faculty and Staff, and UH Affiliates
Students who are not registered for classes for consecutive (Fall, Spring) semesters, Faculty and Staff who leave UH, but are not retiring, and UH Affiliates whose affiliations expire, are able to retain access to their email account, as well as select resources connected to their UH Username via opting-in to our 'Ohana Online Services. While actively affiliated and prior to leaving UH, users can pre-opt-in to 'Ohana at hawaii.edu/username. Users who have pre-opted-in will automatically enroll in 'Ohana once they leave UH. If a user fails to pre-opt-in, they will be given a grace period of up to 180 days after leaving UH, during which they will continue to have full access to basic online services, and will be able to enroll in to 'Ohana. ITS will notify each user by email when they enter their grace period. ITS will also send periodic reminders throughout the grace period to help keep them aware of the approaching end of their grace period, along with instructions to opt-in to 'Ohana to retain access to their UH Username and email.
If a user has failed to opt-in to 'Ohana during the grace period, all data associated with the UH Username will no longer be available. If an individual has opted-in to our 'Ohana online services, their UH email account, along with all email messages and folders stored in the account, will continue to be available contingent on annual renewal of this 'Ohana enrollment.
Please see the following articles for more information:
Retiring Faculty and Staff, and Emeriti
Faculty and Staff who retire from UH, as well as Emeriti, are allowed continued use of their UH Username. Use of the UH Username is subject to an annual renewal. Email reminders will be sent to Retirees and Emeriti regarding their respective upcoming renewal deadline. For more details about basic online services for Retirees and Emeriti, see http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/933.