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: Monday, July 8, 2019 07:31am

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: Monday, July 8, 2019 07:30am

Yes. E-Mail Forwarding For Life (EMFL) can be removed if you fail maintain a valid forwarding address and mail begins to bounce. At that time, 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: Thursday, January 3, 2019 09:34am
  • Alumni – for purposes of this policy, an alumnus/a is defined as any "former" student who successfully completed at least one Georgia Tech credit course, who leaves Georgia Tech in good academic and disciplinary standing, and no longer has access to an office 365 mailbox.
  • Retirees – "former" faculty and staff who retire from Georgia Tech.

How do I create or change my GT email address? - EMFL

This FAQ was last modified on: Thursday, January 3, 2019 09:31am

* This Process is to Setup an Email Forwarding For Life (EMFL) customized address. You must be a "Former" Student, Staff, or Faculty member. *Graduation does not necessarily mean that you're a Former Student at Georgia Tech. Once your Office 365 mailbox expires (after two consecutive semesters of not being enrolled in classes) you will see the option to forward externally in Passport. "Store and Forward" is an alternative until your O365 mailbox expires.

What GT services or resources will I still have access to once I graduate / leave Tech?

This FAQ was last modified on: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 12:10pm

Once you turn your tassel, the services provided by the Office of Information Technology change, but not everything goes away.

You may always be a Yellow Jacket, but you become a former student when you have not registered for two consecutive terms. After that, some — but not all — online resources will no longer be available to you. Here is an overview of what happens to your account when you break the Tech bubble for good.

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