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Information Technology Graduation Checklist

Congratulations, Graduates!    

Soon you’ll be graduating from CSUN and starting a new career. Now is a good time to take a few moments to wrap-up some important technology items before you go.

✓ CSUN User ID and Password

Your CSUN User ID and Password will remain active and will allow you to view unofficial transcripts in the myNorthridge portal

✓ CSUN Gmail Account

You will retain access to your CSUN Gmail account after you graduate, and you can keep your CSUN Gmail account as long as you like. This means you can continue to send and receive email messages at your @my.csun.edu email address.

✓ CSUN Portfolium

You will retain access to your CSUN Portfolium account. Portfolium is CSUN’s electronic portfolio network for students and alumni! Showcase your work, projects and activities. Your online presence and resumé will be enhanced by a strong portfolio that you can take with you after you graduate at no cost to you. 

✓ Software That Will Expire After Graduation

The following software titles that you obtained as a CSUN student will expire upon graduation:

  • Microsoft Office 
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • MATLAB

✓ Access To Services That Will Expire After Graduation

  • LinkedIn Learning
  • myCSUNbox
  • Zoom
  • myCSUNsoftware
  • eduroam Wi-Fi access

✓ Have files in myCSUNbox?

Before graduation, be sure to transfer any files that you have in your myCSUNbox account to a personal account. It's easy to do.

  • Box: Go to www.box.com and create a personal account (be sure to use an email address different than your @my.csun.edu email address). Download the files from your myCSUNbox account to your computer, and then upload them to your new personal Box account. Alternatively, you can move your files into one folder and transfer ownership of that folder to a personal Box account.

✓ Follow these good computing practices

  • Use antivirus and anti-malware software on all of your computers. Visit the Security Software page for more information. 
  • Be sure you have the most recent versions of any software installed on your computer or devices. Staying current with updates ensures that you’ll have the latest security patches and code fixes to resolve potential problems.
  • Beware of phishing emails, along with other scams and malware. Review our Avoid Fraudulent Email Messages page.

✓ Prepare to enter the workforce - LinkedIn Learning

Before graduation, be sure to visit LinkedIn Learning to complete the Become a Successful Job Hunter learning path. You'll learn how to craft a career plan, write a resume, search for a job, and nail the interview. Users must log in with their CSUN User ID and password to access this learning path. 

✓ Remember to keep in touch!

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✓ Need Help?

Contact the IT Help Center by phone (818-677-1400), online at (https://csun.topdesk.net/) or in person in (University Library, First Floor, Learning Commons).