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What happens to email when you leave

Undergraduates and taught postgraduates

  • If your student registration ends before 2 June 2019 your student email account will close on 31 July 2019 (note, your outoing mail address may change to for a short time).
  • If your student registration ends after 2 June 2019, you'll lose access to email within when your Kent IT Account closes.
  • If you leave without graduating your email account is closed immediately.

Research postgraduates and staff

If you leave before 31 July 2019: your email account closes on your leaving date. You can use a Kent alumni email account until 31 July 2019.

If you leave after 31 July: your Kent email will close when your IT Account closes.

If you start another course

You'll get a new Kent username/password and a new email account.

Taking emails and contacts with you

Want to copy some of your email to an alternative account?

Your IT Account closure

Find out what happens when your Kent IT Account closes


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Last Updated: 04/02/2019