Tech Tip: Check IT off your graduation checklist!

Here comes the finish line! Graduation is such an exciting time, and we don’t blame you if a few things fall off your radar. If you’re finishing your degree this spring and won’t be returning to UWM next semester, make sure you:

Know your Microsoft 365 desktop applications have a 30-day grace period.

Download and create backups of the work you saved in OneDrive.

  • Make sure you have your portfolio ready for that job interview. Your college coursework is a surefire way to help you land your dream job! To learn how to download files from OneDrive, visit Microsoft’s support article.

Keep an eye out for bad actors.

  • Speaking of your dream job, if you suddenly get an email from someone you’ve never met before promising you a job you’ve never heard of, think twice before sending over your resume. Visit our cybersecurity webpage to learn more about Job Scams.

Request your transcripts in PAWS.

  • Before you head off to that first interview, make sure you request copies of your UWM transcripts in PAWS!

For questions regarding these topics, contact the UWM Help Desk.