When will I lose access to my Lafayette Google account?
Alumni retain their Lafayette Google account until the February following their graduation. This includes Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, and other Google Workspace services.
Update your contact information
If you have used your Lafayette Gmail account for other services such as your LinkedIn account or as an email contact for graduate school applications or on resumes, you will want to update your contact information to use a personal email address.
Add a recovery email before you go!
If you do not have a recovery email set or need to update your current one, see the Manage your Recovery Email section for more information. Your recovery email is used to reset your Lafayette password if you don’t remember it.
Do I get a Lafayette alumni email address?
As a Lafayette alum, you can set up a forwarding address to show your ‘Pard pride. Follow the instructions on the Alumni Email Forwarding help page. Note that alumni forwards do not redirect messages sent to student Gmail accounts. They are only vanity addresses you can give to your contacts that will forward their messages to your personal email account.
Can I take my email or Google My Drive content with me?
Can I transfer ownership of Google Drive content to someone else at Lafayette?
Yes, you can transfer the ownership of a Google My Drive file or folder to someone else at Lafayette such as a file created while assisting a professor with their research. Use the instructions found on Change the owner of a Google Drive file.
What should I do about Google Shared Drives that I manage?
If you are the manager level role for a Google Shared Drive, make sure that there is another person with the manager level role on the drive. If necessary, add a new manager following the instructions in the “Add members and set access levels” on the Getting Started with Google Drive help page.