• Set up Email Forwarding through the Alumni Association: Oregon State University provides a lifetime email forwarding account for alumni. This account is an e-mail forwarding address you can set up to have an "@lifetime.oregonstate.edu" address. Email sent to this account will be automatically forwarded to another account of your choice. Any graduate of Oregon State University can sign up for this free email alias.Click here to register.
  • Forward Your ENGR and ONID Email & Let Others Know Your New Address: You'll want to setup a new email account (e.g., Hotmail or Yahoo!Mail) and forward your OSU email addresse(s) to that account. To forward your OSU email addresss:
    1. Login to College of Engineering TEACH with your ENGR ID and password.
    2. Click the link for Email Forwarding.
    3. Login to ONID with your ONID ID and password
    4. Click the link for Email Forwarding.
  • Download and Archive Your Email: If you used Webmail as your mail client or if you setup a desktop client using the IMAP protocol, you'll want to be sure to download or save any messages you want for the future on your local hard drive.
  • Download and Archive Your Files: Next, you'll want to be sure to download any files in your ENGR space (Z-drive) or ONID space that you may want to have for the future. All computer labs have CD burning hardware and software for your use.
  • Keep Your Computer Secure! Remember after you leave to keep your operating system and anti-virus software updated!
  • Remove OSU licensed software from your computer: While you're a student at OSU, a variety of licensed software is made available to you for academic use. Now that you are leaving OSU, you need to remove such software from your own computer.