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An affiliation is a general term that can include any number of relationships with NAU across the spectrum from completely informational to formal employment. A principal affiliation further defines the nature of the relationship.
Examples of such affiliations include:
- Adjunct Faculty
- AWC NAU-Yuma
- Researchers (Arboretum, USGS, etc.)
- Auditor General
- Cline Library
- Four Corners Math Science Program
- Park Ranger Program
- Visiting Professor
- Vista Access
Each principal affiliation will be assigned a default set of IT services. Additional services may be granted on a case-by-case basis when justified. Please review the categories and services available.
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In addition to NAU students, staff, or faculty, NAU provides email, and other computer related services, to individuals who are members of affiliated organizations. In some cases full computer privileges are required while in most cases only a subset of services are required.
There are two central components that define university affiliate processing: affiliate and affiliation. An affiliate is a person: someone who belongs to an affiliation. An affiliation is a relationship defined by an agreement.
To use this service, you will need any element of the NAU community who is an affiliate or desires to become an affiliate may be eligible to use affiliate services. This also includes members of the President’s Cabinet, university administrators, Deans, Directors, Chairs, ITS, and functional campus offices with a vested interest in creating and sponsoring new affiliate accounts.
ITS is not responsible for support, training, or troubleshooting on any personal or public hardware, software (Microsoft Office, Email Clients), or networks. Email clients like Microsoft Outlook, Mac Mail, or Thunderbird are not supported, but ITS does provided limited support for the Outlook Web App of the NAU Exchange email environment.
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Request a New Affiliate
You may submit a request for a new affiliation by filling out the printed affiliate request form and submitting it to the email address listed on the form.
Renew an Affiliate
You may renew an affiliate by filling out new affiliate form above. If no biographical information has been changed, for the affiliate, you may email a request for renewal to email@example.com.
Request a New Affiliation Type
If you believe that a new affiliation type should be added to the current list, you can do this by:
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Qualified retirees can maintain their email access through NAU for professional and personal use.
Retirees are responsible for any FERPA protected data in their email account upon retirement. ITS recommends that all retirees remove any FERPA protected data upon retirement.
Email eligibility is based on being fully vested in one of the primary retirement plans (ASRS, PSPRS, ORP). Eligibility for NAU retiree affiliate email accounts will be determined by a Human Resources representative.
Individuals on long term medical disability status from NAU, regardless of age, are also eligible.
Faculty emeriti do not have to fill out this form to keep their NAU Exchange Email.
In order to maintain your email after you retire, you must contact Human Resources and fill out the Retiree Email Services Application Form.