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Email - Options for Alumni

This article explains email options for University alumni.

Set Up your CNetID and Password

Start by creating a Alumni CNetID at While creating your CNetID, you will also set up the target address for your forwarding. There will also be menu items for changing your password and question and answer set on this menu.

Change your Forwarding Address

You can change the target address for your forwarding by going to

Forgot your Password?

If you think you already have an alumni forwarding account or forgot your CNet password, contact the Alumni Office or visit the Alumni Reset Your Password page.

Cancel Email Forwarding

If you would like to stop forwarding email from your alumni forwarding account, contact the Alumni Office at to cancel the service.

For accounts

Update your Alumni Email Forwarding Address

Previously, alumni who had addresses could control their email forwarding without having a CNetID. This could cause confusion, as alumni are also now eligible for alumni CNetIDs that provide campus wireless, control of a email address, and access to the website! IT Services has thus streamlined this process by merging old email addresses with CNetIDs. Alumni may claim a CNetID using the above links, then adjust their forwarding as needed. When you adjust the forwarding for your email address, your email address will automatically change as well.

Questions? Concerns?

Contact the Alumni Office for help:

8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST

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Owner:Larry T.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2011-08-15 10:44 CDTUpdated:2017-05-22 09:41 CDT
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