Computing and Email Access upon Retirement or Termination

Policy

For Faculty
Full Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors, Lecturers and Instructors

For Emeritus faculty
Faculty granted emeritus status will automatically retain their University computing privileges. In particular, there will be no change to their existing netID@princeton.edu email address upon reaching emeritus status.

For tenured/tenured track faculty resignation
There is a 185 day transition period before the account is closed. OIT offers a service of forwarding the messages sent to the former faculty member's email address for a period of up to one year. To set up forwarding from your @princeton.edu address to another email address, please log in to Forward my @princeton email. Forwarding of email begins as soon as the form is submitted, and you may use the same self-service tool to make any changes during your transition period as necessary. Before the transition period has expired, the faculty member may make copies of any personal files (including personal email files) on OIT-administered systems with the Digital Suitcase. If you need help, contact the OIT Help Desk (8-4357).

For non-tenured/non-tenured track faculty resignation
There is a 240 day transition period before the account is closed. OIT offers a service of forwarding the messages sent to the former faculty member's email address for a period of up to two years. To set up forwarding from your @princeton.edu address to another email address, please log in to Forward my @princeton email. Forwarding of email begins as soon as the form is submitted, and you may use the same self-service tool to make any changes during your transition period as necessary. Before the transition period has expired, the faculty member may make copies of any personal files (including personal email files) on OIT-administered systems with the Digital Suitcase.

If you need help, contact the OIT Help Desk (609-258-4357) or click here.
 

For Academic Professionals
Professional Researchers (including visitors and PostDocs), Professional Specialists and Librarians

Computing and Email Access upon Retirement or Termination for Academic Professionals

All Emeritus librarians will automatically retain their university computing and email access upon their retirement.

For all other benefits-eligible staff members who retire or terminate, OIT offers a service of forwarding the messages sent to the former staff members' @princeton.edu email addresses.  For more information and to set up forwarding please click here.