Graduate Access to Computing and Network Resources
As a graduate, Information Technology wants you to be
successful in transitioning your data from Butler's systems to
wherever you choose. Please read the following information
All August 2013, December 2013, and May 2014 graduates will
retain their Butler email addresses via @butler.edu. You have the
option to keep your email account through BUmail or you may choose
to forward it to another email system (e.g. hotmail, gmail, yahoo,
To set up
Go to http://bumail.butler.edu and
click "Forwarding Options" in the
lower right corner.
Emails and Contacts
Please visit our
Exporting Emails page for more information.
Once you have set up forwarding, all email currently in your
BUmail account will remain there even though new mail is being
forwarded. In order to keep your old emails, you will need to email
them to your new account or connect a mail client, such as Outlook
or Thunderbird, to your mailbox and copy your messages and
contacts. See "Access
Butler Email Via an Email Client" for directions.
All-campus alerts and Butler Connection messages will continue
to go to graduates. Graduates will remain on organization listservs
(i.e., Greek houses) unless the organization removes them.
Note that you will continue to be required to change your Butler
password every 180 days.
All graduates will lose access to Butler printers immediately
Systems and Applications
All graduates will lose access to Butler computer systems and
applications that require a Butler username and password (except
for BUmail and password.butler.edu) on August 1. All data will be
deleted at that time. This includes:
- Butler Google Apps
An email alert will be sent before your access is discontinued.
You should do the following PRIOR to August 1st in order to save
your data before it is deleted.
Butler's main web site is available for a lifetime, including
Career Services functions. Be sure to register at www.butler.edu/alumni.
If you have any questions, or require further assistance, please
contact the IT Help Desk at 940-HELP (4357) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
IT has enjoyed serving your technology needs during your time at
Butler, and we wish you the best of luck in the future!