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Prepare for Time Away

If you are going to be away from the University for any length of time where you will not be checking your voicemail and email regularly, please make sure to take the proper steps to prepare. Time away includes vacation, sabbatical, research travel, family leave, medical leave, or disability leave, among other things.

Email Autoresponder Message

If will not be checking your University email account regularly, we encourage you to set up an out of office message on your Adelphi Gmail. When doing so, the first words in your subject line should be “Out of office.”


If you will not be checking your voicemail regularly, please set up an out of office message on your Adelphi voicemail.

Saving Your Work

Though you should always save your work to Google Drive or your Network Drive, it is crucial to make sure that all the data and files you need are saved before your time away. If anything were to happen to your computer while you are gone, having your data saved in Google Drive ensures that your files are saved securely and automatically backed up. This will also enable you to easily access your files while you are away if necessary.

Power Down Your Equipment

Remember to power down your computer, printer, monitor, scanner and other electronic equipment before you leave for time away. 


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