This information is current for Fall 2017 graduates.

Congratulations! You’re about to become a Valpo alum!

Information Technology offers you this helpful information about what will happen to your computing accounts as you graduate.

Password Maintenance

You’ll continue to have access to manage your password via the Account Management System so you can maintain alumni access to DataVU, Gmail@Valpo, and Handshake.

Login using the link at the left.


Valpo alumni are provided with lifetime email accounts, so you’ll automatically keep your Gmail@Valpo account after graduation! If you want to forward your @valpo email address to another account, instructions are available through a Google search or by contacting the IT Help Desk. If you manage any email lists or Google groups, be sure to appoint an appropriate individual to take over list/group management.

DataVU Access

You’ll be able to access your student academic and financial information through the end of the spring semester drop/add period*. After that date, your access will change to allow limited access for diploma and official transcript orders, listed in the “Alumni and Friends” menu. (See instructions for ordering your diploma in our ITicket knowledge base.)

Need tax forms? Contact Human Resource Services (219.464.5214 or to request them.

Blackboard Learn

Your Blackboard Learn classes will be accessible through the end of the spring semester drop/add period*. After that date, your access will be disabled and any classes and files will become permanently inaccessible.

Network Account

Upload files from folders on any network drives (H: or S:) to your Google Drive, save them onto a CD or a USB flash drive from a lab computer on campus, or download files to a personal computer. All files will be deleted after the end of the spring semester drop/add period*.

Take advantage of the opportunity to earn certificates of completion and boost your professional skills! Access to will be disabled at the end of the spring semester drop/add period*.

Discounted Software

Don’t forget to take advantage of software discounts on various titles by visiting our “On The Hub” e-store. Access to the e-store will be disabled at the end of the spring semester drop/add period*. Login using the “Kivuto Solutions” link at the left.

IT Software on Your Personal Computer

Uninstall any software provided by IT for your use on the Valpo network, such as wi-fi security certificates and Microsoft Office 365. The IT Help Desk can assist you with removing this software.

Need Help?

Contact the IT Help Desk with your questions.

* see the Registrar’s website for drop/add dates

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