UW-Madison Google Workspace - Best practices for departing faculty, staff, students

If you are leaving the university and own departmental data, you are responsible for transferring ownership of departmental data to another account to avoid departmental data loss as a result of your departure.

Below are recommendations and best practices on how to handle departmental data that is owned by your UW-Madison Google Workspace account prior to leaving the university.

Recommended steps to take before you leave:
  1. Use Shared Drives when collaborating with others
  2. Get a summary of data that is in your UW-Madison Google Workspace account
  3. Transfer ownership of your UW-Madison Google Workspace data to Shared Drives or a personal Google account

1. Use Shared Drives when collaborating with others

2. Get a summary of data that is in your UW-Madison Google Workspace account

3. Transfer ownership of your UW-Madison Google Workspace data to Shared Drives or a personal Google account

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