Graduating Students: Account Closing Dates

Before You Start:

This article is for Undergraduate and MBA Wharton students. PhD Students should contact their Academic Distributed Representative.

Access to Wharton and Penn Online Services ends at various times after you graduate. Access to most services will end within a month of graduation.  A few services remain accessible for longer.  Use this table to figure out when your access to each service or resource will end.  See our Graduation Technology To-Do list for advice on how to transition your data.

Access Changes for Class of 2020

In acknowledgment of the uncertainty that the COVID-19 pandemic presents to our students, Wharton Computing is extending access to May and August 2020 graduates for the following services:

  • Dropbox access will end 1 year after graduation. 
  • BlueJeans access will end 1 year after graduation.
  • O365 ( + OneDrive) access will extend for 6 months until 12/31/2020.

End dates for all other services on this page (including Gmail) will remain the same.


Service or Resource
Access End Date
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)At graduation
MyWharton Student Portal
  • GSR Reservation Access
Within 90 days of graduation*
Canvas Course SitesPenn will support alumni access as long as the University uses Canvas, but individual course sites will eventually close. Therefore, it is wise for students to download desired materials from Canvas as soon as possible after they graduate.
University of Penn Licensed Software
  • Library database access – see the Penn Libraries Alumni Services guide for information about resources available to alumni. 
  • BlueJeans Video Conferencing
  • Study.Net (access ends 90 days after course ends)
Within 30 days of graduation

**May/Aug 2020 Grad? See note at top of page for some exceptions
Wharton Virtual LabWithin 30 days of graduation
Dropbox for BusinessWithin 30 days of graduation

**May/Aug 2020 Grad? See note at top of page for some exceptions
Penn O365 (including OneDrive)
  • After 60 days, any documents on OneDrive are not retrievable
Within 60 days of graduation

**May/Aug 2020 Grad? See note at top of page

Wharton E-Mail and Google Account 

  • Use of (mail to this address will bounce)
    • LastPass Premium (password manager) will downgrade to the free version once your Wharton E-mail account closes
  • Google Drive
1 year following graduation

Campus Groups

1 year following graduation

Wharton's Public Technology

  • Access to public computers
  • MyWhartonDrive (Y: )
    Note:  MyWhartonDrive (Y:) may be decommissioned before this deadline – check this site for further updates.  We recommend saving any data you want to keep as soon as possible.
1 year following graduation


Contact: Student Computing