Graduating Students

  1. Undergraduate, research masters and taught masters students' accounts will be disabled 180 days after their course end-date, usually the 31st of August of the last registered academic year
  2. PhD students' accounts will be disabled 350 days after their course end-date, usually the 31st of August of the last registered academic year

After this grace period, undergraduate students, research masters and taught masters students graduating from NUIG will lose access to:

Please Note:

  • The library access has a different grace period that typically ends on the 31st of December of the last registered academic year
  • This is an automated process, and it is dependant on your registration status for the current academic year

Before you graduate

Emails

Here are some handy steps to ensure you don’t lose any important eMail content:

  1. Create an Automatic Reply message to let people know that you are no longer available at this email address
  2. Forward or download any essential emails from your @nuigalway.ie account to a personal email address
  3. Configure an Auto-Forwarding rule, which will automatically forward all email sent to this account on to another account of your choice for a further six months

Office 365 Applications/OneDrive

If you have downloaded Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) to your desktop/laptop device from the Office 365 Portal, these applications will enter a reduced-functionality mode. In reduced functionality mode, Office 365 ProPlus remains installed on the computer, but you can only view and print documents All features for editing or creating new documents are disabled, and you will see the following message:

Office365

Here are some handy steps to ensure you don’t lose any important OneDrive content:

  1. Copy any files from your Office 365 OneDrive to another cloud storage location
  2. If you wish, you can create a new personal account on Office 365 or purchase a personal copy of Microsoft Office

Returning Students

Students returning after graduating should use the same ID number that was previously assigned to them. If a new ID is assigned to you, please contact registration at reghelp@nuigalway.ie.

Leave of absence

Find more information about student leave of absence here

Contact

If you have any queries contact ISS at 091-49577 servicedesk@nuigalway.ie or log a ticket via the Service Desk Ticketing System