Swarthmore Graduate in cap and gown at commencement holding an umbrella

Preparing For Graduation

Congratulations class of 2022! Be sure to download or transfer accounts or any work associated with your Swarthmore email before accounts are disabled on June 30th.

This step-by-step guide will help you prepare for graduation. It covers:

  • How to back up files stored on Swarthmore servers
  • Setting up your Swarthmore Alumni email alias, mail forwarding, and “graduating” vacation responder
  • Changing the email account you may have used on job and graduate school applications, and associated with cloud services
  • Transferring email and Google Drive files to another Google account 
  • Downloading Google data to your computer
  • Exporting Google Contacts
  • Uninstalling SafeConnect 
  • Access to mySwarthmore after graduation