Please beware that there are currently account closure and job scam phishing emails circulating through the Carleton community.

The messages may:

  • Indicate that a university-related account or access to a university service will be disabled, terminated, or closed unless you submit information or login to a website to keep the account active.
  • Offer jobs as personal assistants, secret shoppers, or marketers. They may request that you visit a website or send an email to apply for a job.
  • Have subject lines such as: We Received A Request From You, Terminate your Office365 Email, GET A PART -TIME JOB, Campus Announcements – Student and Staff Part-time Employment

DO NOT provide any personal information, send a reply, nor interact with the sender in any way.

If you have clicked on a link or submitted any information through one of these emails, please change your MyCarletonOne password immediately. If you require assistance, please contact the ITS Service Desk at 613-520-3700.

Examples of Recent Phishing Email Messages

Account Closure Phishing Email Example

example of account closure phishing email

Job Scam Phishing Email Example

example of job scam phishing email

Please visit our IT security web page for more tips on protecting yourself online