What happens to your Griffith access after you graduate?Posted: November 27, 2017
You did it! Those years of hard work, study, red-bull/coffee fuelled nights working on assignments and those awful 8 am lectures are now over. You’ve graduated! Now what? Well, you’re probably busy celebrating! But once that’s calmed down, you may wonder what happens to your Griffith access once you’ve spread your wings.
Let us give you the lowdown.
Griffith computers and WiFi
Your access to our computers and WiFi is based upon what’s called your ‘affiliation’. From the day you graduate, you’ll no longer be affiliated as a student, and therefore will not have an active student account. This means you’ll no longer be able to log on to our computers or use our WiFi.
Just like your access to our computers, you’ll lose access to your H Drive following graduation, so make sure you save a copy of anything important beforehand! Content will remain on your H Drive however, so if you’re planning to come back to do some post-grad study, no need to worry about your H Drive being wiped! Conversely, if you have not heeded our advice of being organised and forgot to grab something important off your H Drive, you can log a webform to request the contents of your H Drive to be emailed to you.
Student mail and Google Drive
You retain access to your Student Gmail and Google Drive after you graduate*. Don’t get caught out though – we still require you to update your password every six months (IT security is important, guys!). If you forget to do this you won’t be able to log in, however it’s an easy fix – visit our Passwords webpage to reset your password.
Learning@Griffith and myGriffith
You’ll retain access to myGriffith for life, so you can log back in at any time to access your academic transcript or grades. Remember: you’ll need to regularly update your password (see above. Note: your password is synced via single sign-on so you won’t have to change it for each platform – you only need to change it once each time). Your Learning@Griffith access however will be shut off upon graduation.
You can continue to have access to your PebblePad work after you graduate, however you will need to create an ‘Alumni’ account. It’s important you do this before your Griffith account is deactivated. Follow the keeping my PebblePad account after Graduation instructions to set up an ‘Alumni’ account.
Once you graduate, you will no longer have access to electronic library resources as these are only licenced for current students. Don’t fret though! You can easily join our libraries for free as an Alumni borrower which will allow you to borrow from the physical collection. You can gain access a range of electronic databases and resources by joining your local public library, State Library of Queensland or the National Library of Australia where eligible.
*This may change in the future depending on changes in Griffith service agreements