Written by Darcy Hryn-Bird, ASPA Member Services Officer
The results of a recent ASPA member survey showed that 66% (of those who responded) of ASPA members are graduates of the University of Saskatchewan. This means that you have been given a usask.ca email account which is yours for life.
Although this is a really good bonus, this is also the email address that you are using during your employment at the University. This creates some challenges should your employment relationship with the University end for some reason, particularly if you use the usask.ca email for your personal use.
Should your employment relationship with the University end for whatever reason your usask.ca email address will be deactivated. There will be an out of office message put on your account saying that you no longer work at the University. However, we have had instances, after a member’s departure, where the employer has forwarded incoming messages to another individual in the same unit. ASPA has asked that this does not happen but we have seen “email forwarding” occur in a couple of cases. ASPA will continue to advocate that emails should not be forwarded as we believe that this is a breach of your privacy. Continue reading “Did you know? – usask.ca Email address”