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Students: Your UBIT Services Are Changing

See how changes to your official affiliation, such as graduation, leave of absence or not enrolling for a semester, affect the UBIT services you can access.

Graduating from UB

  • You retain access to all UBIT services for six months following your degree conferral date, including UB email, UBlearns, My Virtual Computing Lab, software downloads, your UB website and UBfs .
  • You retain access to MyUB and HUB indefinitely.

What you need to do:

  • You may opt in and keep your UB email address. See how to keep access to your UB email address.
    • If you do not opt in for UBmail Powered by Google for Alumni, you will lose access to your UBmail six months following your degree conferral date and your email will be deleted.
  • Save your files from UBlearns, UBfs and your UB website to non-UB storage during these six months.

Not Enrolled at UB for Fall or Spring Semesters

If you are not enrolled for the fall or spring semester you are not officially affiliated with UB.

  • You will lose access to UBIT services such as UBmail, UBfs, your UB website, UB software downloads, My Virtual Computing Lab and UBlearns.
  • You retain access to MyUB and HUB indefinitely.

What you need to do:

  • To avoid losing important information, save your UB email messages, files from UBlearns, UBfs and your website before the end of the drop/add period.
  • Update contacts that may be sending email to your UB email address that your access to UB email is going away. Offer a non-UB address for them to contact you. Once you leave, email messages sent to your UB email address will be returned to the sender undelivered.

Granted an Official Leave of Absence

  • If you are granted an official leave of absence you retain access to UBIT services for the length of your leave. You are all set.
  • If you are not on an official leave of absence you do not have an official affiliation with the university. For more information, see Not Enrolled at UB for Fall or Spring Semesters.

What you need to do:

If you do not have an official leave of absence, to begin the official leave of absence process:

Working to Make Up a Grade of Incomplete

What you need to do:

Contact either the professor of the class you are completing or an administrative staff member in the department and have them contact the CIT Help Desk to confirm you are working to make up a grade of Incomplete.

Once the CIT Help Desk receives confirmation, your UBITName will retain access to UBIT services for up to 6 months.

Not Enrolled at UB for Summer or Winter

What you need to do:

If you were enrolled at UB for the spring semester, you continue to have access to all your UBIT services through the summer. If you were enrolled at UB for the fall semester, you continue to have access to all your UBIT services through the winter session. You are all set.

60 and Over Auditor

What you need to do:

Contact the Office of the Registrar to enroll in the 60 and Over Auditors Program. Once enrolled you will be granted access to UBIT services.

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