ONID - Save Your Data Before Leaving OSU



  • What is the difference between account deactivation and deletion?
  • How can I keep a copy of my data before my ONID account is deactivated?


  • OSU Office 365 Account
  • OSU Google Account
  • Canvas
  • Box


ONID Account Duration

For more information about how long ONID accounts remain active, see: ONID Account Eligibility and Duration

Account Deactivation and Deletion

When your account is deactivated, you will no longer be able to access your data. When the account is later deleted, your data will be permanently deleted as well. Follow the steps below to save a copy of your data before you leave OSU.

If your account is deactivated and you need temporary access to your email or files, contact the Service Desk to request temporary reactivation (note: this is only available for former students).


Keep Canvas Assignment Submissions

See the following link:

Keep Box Data

See the following KB article:

Keep Office 365 Data and Exchange Email

See the following KB article:

Keep Google Data and Gmail

See the following KB article:


For assistance, contact the Service Desk.


Article ID: 67565
Wed 11/21/18 2:31 PM
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