Sample Vacation Messages for Departing Workers

Template for Departure

Hello,
As of ~last day~, ~employee's name~ is no longer working in ~former dept name~. If you need to contact that department, please write ~continuing staff member's name~ at ~continuing staff member's e-mail~ or call ~appropriate phone number~.
Thank you.
*Former worker's name*

As in:

Hello,
As of December 1, 2002, Jane Hoya is no longer working in University Information Services. If you need to contact that department, please write Matt Hoya at hoyam@georgetown.edu or call 202/687-5128.
Thank you.
Jane Hoya

Template for Transfer

In the case of an employee who transfers, this message can be put on the account for a couple of weeks and then removed.

Hello,
As of ~last day~, ~employee's name~ transferred from ~former dept name~ to ~new dept name~. If you need to contact ~former dept name~, please write ~continuing staff member's name~ at ~continuing staff member's e-mail~ or call ~appropriate phone number~. If your message pertains to ~new dept name~, I will respond as soon as possible.
Thank you.
*Former worker's name*

As in:

Hello,
As of December 1, 2002, Jane Hoya transferred from University Information Services to the English Department. If you need to contact UIS, please write Matt Hoya at hoyam@georgetown.edu or call 202/687-5128. If your message pertains to the English Department, I will respond as soon as possible.
Thank you.
Jane Hoya