Leaving K-State FAQs
Students (and retired or emeritus employees) retain full access to their email and files, as long as their password has not expired and has not been compromised. Most employees who leave K-State lose all access to email and files 240 days after their termination date.
- Students have access to their K-State email account long-term, as long as their password has not expired and has not been compromised.
- Employees who leave will lose their email Inbox and cannot send emails from their @ksu.edu address 240 days after leaving.
Before losing access to your email account, copy your email Inbox folders and messages you want to keep.
Email forwarding is an option for students, but not for most K-State employees who leave. If you have a current K-State email account and your eID password is kept up-to-date, see Outlook Web App: Forwarding your email.
- Go to listserv.ksu.edu, sign in, and then click Subscriber's Corner to see all the K-State lists to which you're subscribed. You can unsubscribe from any or all lists.
- Email email@example.com with just a command in the body text: UNSUB listname (example: UNSUB TODAY-L)
where "listname" is the list's ID. LISTSERV will send an email notification that you've been removed.
For more information about mailing lists, see the Mailing Lists website.
- Contact the other list owners to let them know you are leaving, and remove yourself as an owner.
- If you're the only owner of a list, ask one of the subscribers to be the new owner, then add them as an owner before you remove yourself.
- If one person is going to take over all your lists, email firstname.lastname@example.org, and state who will be responsible for your lists, the LISTSERV staff will update all your lists.
- If a list and its archives are no longer needed, notify email@example.com to request that the list and archives be removed.
No. Using the application after you leave K-State is a violation of the university's application license agreement. When you leave K-State, you must remove any applications you've received under K-State application licenses, volume-purchase agreements, or departmental agreements.
No. Your eID will not be able to sign in on the lab computers after you leave K-State. The university computing labs are for K-State faculty, staff, and students with an active K-State eID. Children under 18 who are not students at K-State may not use the computers. Individuals may be asked to produce a valid K-State ID as proof of their age and enrollment status.