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Inactivate Access

Supervisors and administrators play a key role in maintaining systems and data integrity by monitoring when users become inactive or leave their department.

Therefore, it is the urgent responsibility of the department head or department administrator to directly notify FOIT Security when an employee, affiliate, temporary or student has left their department.  To expedite and streamline the process, please notify us by email as soon as possible, with subsequent submittal of a Security Access form optional.  This email should include the name and NetID of the user and their last day in the department. 

FOIT Security also removes user access to FFRA Systems based upon

  • Regular Faculty and Staff Information Systems status reports designating users as "terminated", prompting a FFRA Systems lockout.
  • Expiration of NetIDs after a user has separated from the university (see it.northwestern.edu/netid/expiration.html).

As our business partners, we rely on supervisors and administrators to conduct regular review of user access and authorization to help secure University systems and data. If you have any updates, questions or concerns, please contact FOIT Security at:

Email (preferred): foitsecurity@northwestern.edu 
Phone: 847.467.3777
Fax: 847.467.3070