Email Fwd for Life (EMFL)

Do I get to keep my email mailbox after I retire?

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, November 17, 2017 01:50pm

Retirees that are still using their GT Mailbox for GT business may keep their mailbox once they retire. The retiree will need to annually attest that they are still using this resource for GT business to maintain this service.

Alumni: Will I keep my GT e-mail account?

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, November 17, 2017 01:51pm

Students lose access to their GT Office 365 Exchange mailbox after having been away from Georgia Tech for more than one full semester. Your GT Account will remain intact, but you will lost access to services such as Office 365 Exchange (mailbox), Office 365 ProPlus (installable Microsoft Office), Office 365 OneDrive for Business (cloud storage), Prism (on-premises GT disk space), LAWN (wireless), etc. after leaving Georgia Tech.

Will my Email Forwarding For Life mail be filtered for spam and viruses?

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, November 17, 2017 01:51pm

NO. Spam filtering will happen wherever the alias delivers e-mail, if it is enabled at that email location.

Will my Email Forwarding For Life ever go away?

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, November 17, 2017 01:52pm

YES.  If you fail maintain your E-mail Forwarding for Life (EMFL) delivery mailbox and mail begins to bounce, your EMFL service may be disabled. Once it is disabled, any mail sent to the email address will be rejected.

For more information on Email Forwarding for Life please click here.

Who is eligible for E-mail Forwarding For Life?

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, November 17, 2017 01:53pm
  • Alumni – for purposes of this policy, an alumnus/a is defined as any student who successfully completed at least one Georgia Tech credit course, and who leaves Georgia Tech in good academic and disciplinary standing.
  • Retirees – faculty and staff who retire from Georgia Tech.
  • Former Faculty / Staff Members – faculty and staff who leave Georgia Tech prior to retirement are eligible for EMFL privileges.

How do I create or change my GT email address?

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, November 17, 2017 01:57pm

Visit Passport (https://passport.gatech.edu) to setup or change your Georgia Tech email address.

How do I stop or change my Email Forwarding?

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, November 17, 2017 02:04pm
  1. Once you are logged in, click on the "Email Preferences" link on the left hand side, under the "Email" section.
  2. Next click on the radio button next to "Stop Email Delivery" or change the email address listed.
  3. Click "Set Email Preferences".
  4. A verification email will be sent to your current address or new address.  Please click the link in that email to finalize the change.

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