What should I do if I am leaving? (Student)

Once your period of registration as a student has ended you will no longer have full access to your University IT account or University network facilities.

Please see our FAQ for information on when your University account will close

Return all items you have out on loan

You can check which these are by signing into Primo, clicking on your name in the top right and choosing My Library Account. You can find information on returning your Library Loans during the Covid-19 pandemic in our FAQ

Clear any library fines and/or outstanding debts

You can check for these are by signing into Primo, clicking on your name in the top right and choosing My Library Account.

Back up your University filestore (M Drive)

If you want to keep a copy of files stored on your M drive you will need to archive them, for example to USB drive or your personal cloud storage. Please see our backing up files FAQ

Back up your any files stored in your AU OneDrive account

If you want to keep a copy of files stored on your AU OneDrive account you will need to archive them, for example to USB drive or your personal cloud storage. Please see our backing up files FAQ

Back up documents and assignments from Blackboard

Access to Blackboard will cease once your period of registration as a student ends so you need to back up any documents or assignments you wish to keep ( How do I do that? )

Change your contact email address

If you have used your Aberystwyth University email address as the contact email address for anything e.g. on your CV, your bank account, paypal you need to change this as soon as possible. Once your account locks you will no longer be able to access your AU email.

Archive your University email

If you want to keep a copy of your emails you will need to archive them. Please see our archiving email FAQ

Check your Aber Card credit

You can request a refund of an remaining Aber Card credit by logging in to our refund portal

Check you know what to do for graduation week

Everything you need to know about the graduation ceremonies can be found on the Academic Office's Graduation Web pages

Contact for this page:
Information Services, Aberystwyth University, Hugh Owen Library, Penglais, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DZ
Tel: 01970 62 2400 Email: is@aber.ac.uk