Email Fwd for Life (EMFL)

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

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, June 5, 2017 12:47pm

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

What email address will be displayed for me in the Georgia Tech online directory?

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, May 15, 2017 11:22am

Students with published e-mail addresses who select an @gatech.edu e-mail address will have that address published in the Georgia Tech On-line Directory (http://directory.gatech.edu)

Faculty and staff will continue to have their first.last@department.gatech.edu address displayed unless departmental policy allows publication of @gatech.edu aliases and their IT support the change to the employee’s published addresses.

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

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, May 15, 2017 10:51am

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: Thursday, February 11, 2016 01:19pm

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, May 15, 2017 10:54am

YES it will go away if you don't maintain your E-mail Forwarding for Life (EMFL) delivery mailbox.  If mail starts to bounce, your EMFL service may be disabled. Once it is disabled, any mail sent to the email address will be rejected.

Login to PassPort (https://passport.gatech.edu) to specify a new delivery destination to start email delivery again.

Who is eligible for E-mail Forwarding For Life?

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, May 15, 2017 10:58am
  • 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.
  • Ex 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: Monday, May 15, 2017 11:20am

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

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