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.

Service or Resource
Access End Date
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)At 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. 
  • Zoom Video Conferencing
  • Study.Net (access ends 90 days after course ends)
Within 30 days of graduation

Wharton Virtual LabWithin 30 days of graduation
Dropbox for BusinessWithin 30 days of graduation
Slack30 days post-graduation
Penn O365 (including OneDrive)
  • After 60 days, any documents on OneDrive are not retrievable
Within 60 days of graduation
MyWharton Student Portal
  • GSR Reservation Access
Within 90 days of graduation

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 Groups1 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