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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.

How do I set up a mailbox with a third party service?

This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 11:31am

After you have graduated, you might want to setup a personal mailbox with a third party service that you can maintain for the rest of your digital lifetime.

Georgia Tech does not promote the use of any specific third party email service for your personal mailbox.

Here are some links to get you started with some of the more common free email providers:


What is E-mail Forwarding for Life?

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, July 1, 2019 10:58am

Email Forwarding for Life is an email delivery service provided by Georgia Tech. This service allows "eligible users" to keep their custom Georgia Tech email address ( after they have left Georgia Tech. You will not be provided with a Georgia Tech mailbox nor a web interface to send and receive e-mail. Your Georgia Tech email address will simply be an email address that delivers email to a valid third party, personal e-mail address.

How do I move my GaTech Email to my personal Email account?

This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 09:56am

If you are graduating, already graduated, or just want to move your emails from your Georgia Tech email account to your personal email account and you appear as a "former" student, it has never been easier! Please follow the process outlined below to move your emails from the Georgia Tech email account to the personal email account such as Gmail, Yahoo,, etc.:


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