Leaving GW

Students

  • GWMail:  Email access for GW Alumni will remain for life.

  • GWID: You will keep your GWID for life and will use it in the future when requesting transcripts or for applying for graduate school.

  • NetID/Password: Your NetID and password will remain the same and continued to be used for your GWMail account if you are an alumni. 
  • Office 365: Access is discontinued after graduation.

    • ​Plan eligibility may be re-verified at any time. When your Office 365 Education plan expires:

      • ​The Office applications enter a reduced-functionality mode, which means that you can view documents, but you cannot edit or create new documents.

      • Online services associated with the school email address—for example, Office Online and OneDrive—will no longer work.

      • You may continue to use Office 365 at a discounted price. College Graduates may get 50% discount of Office 365 1 year subscription.

  • One Drive:

    • ​Data that you have stored in OneDrive will no longer be accessible after you graduate. Make sure to make prior arrangements to move/transfer your data and files to an alternate storage.

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection: Software license acquired at GW must be uninstalled when leaving the university.

  • SAS: Software license is good for one calendar year. Once expired it will no longer be updated.
  • GWireless: Access is discontinued once your degree has been confirmed.

  • GW alumni can access wireless Internet while on campus by using GWconnect.

Lynda: Access is discontinued after graduation

Faculty

GWemail: Email access is discontinued after one year from your official last day. An additional 30 day period is granted after the one year period ends.

  • Once your email account is deactivated, you will no longer have access to GWemail.

  • Office 365: Access is discontinued after leaving the university.

    • ​Plan eligibility may be re-verified at any time. When your Office 365 Education plan expires:

      • ​The Office applications enter a reduced-functionality mode, which means that you can view documents, but you cannot edit or create new documents.

      • You may continue to use Office 365 by purchasing a subscription from Microsoft. Get more information.

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection: Software license acquired at GW must be uninstalled when leaving the university.

Lynda: Access is discontinued after graduation

Staff

GWemail: Email access is discontinued 7 days after your official last day.

  • Once your email account is deactivated, you will no longer have access to GWemail.

  • Office 365: Access is discontinued after leaving the university.

    • ​Plan eligibility may be re-verified at any time. When your Office 365 Education plan expires:

      • ​The Office applications enter a reduced-functionality mode, which means that you can view documents, but you cannot edit or create new documents.

      • You may continue to use Office 365 by purchasing a subscription from Microsoft. Get more information.

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection: Software license acquired at GW must be uninstalled when leaving the university.

Lynda: Access is discontinued after graduation

Affiliates & Visitors

Affiliates

  • GWemail: Email access is discontinued 30 days after your official last day.

    • Once your email account is deactivated, you will no longer have access to GWmail.

 

GWconnect:

  • ​Guests that are sponsored by a member of the GW community have the ability to register for a sponsored account, which grants network access for a maximum of 90 days.

  • Other guests to the university have the ability to self-register themselves for an account, which grants network access for 72 hours.

  • When returning to campus after your 72 hours of access have expired you may re-register for an account.