Data Backup

WPI Email

WPI email can be saved by using the Outlook Client to create a personal folder, or Outlook Data File (a .pst file). After creating the personal folder and moving desired messages into it, you can save it to your computer or portable media.

Export Email to .pst File

Data

Backup any important files from your WPI OneDrive or your Personal Network Share. WPI file storage is only available to active WPI Account holders. Move files to your personal machine's local hard drive, portable media, or personal cloud storage.

Note
Data will not be restored once the account is deactivated.

Access your files in your personal storage share at:

\\storage.wpi.edu\HOME\My_Documents

If you created a personal webpage, backup your Public HTML folder at:  

\\storage.wpi.edu\HOME\public_html
Network Storage

WPI Computers

Back up any data saved on campus computers. Login to these computers will discontinue when your WPI account is discontinued.

Access Changes

Network

Before departing, please remove your devices from Network Registration. Guest network access is available to alumni and sponsored campus visitors on devices that are NOT still registered to the network.

Network RegistrationGuest Wireless

Transfer Ownership

Owners of Office 365 Groups and group accounts should transfer ownership to another active group member or faculty/staff advisor prior to departing WPI.

Manage Group Ownership

Bannerweb

Bannerweb will now be accessed using your WPI ID number and PIN.

Update Forgotten PIN

Software

Microsoft Campus Licensing Agreement

Campus licensed software will not be accessible once your WPI account is removed.

Network Software

Courseware and other networked software installed on personal computers will not function once the personal computer is removed from the WPI network due to the dependency on WPI license servers. It is recommended that courseware be safely uninstalled prior to disconnecting the device from the WPI network.

WPI Computers

Applications on campus computers including labs, public spaces, and classrooms will no longer be accessible once your WPI login credentials are discontinued.