Congratulations New Graduates!

IMPORTANT - Information about transitioning from a student email to an alumni email account

What happens to my Dartmouth email and contacts when I transition from being a student to becoming an alum?

  • You will be able to continue using your email address for the rest of your life, but all mail must be forwarded to a personal email address.
  • If you want to keep any messages and contacts from your Dartmouth mailbox you will have to move them to a personal email account before the deadline below.


  • You will lose access to your Dartmouth mailbox approximately 60 days after you graduate.

What can I do now to prepare?

  1. Set Forwarding on your email account
    • Log into Dartmouth's Directory Manager system (
    • Click on "Email Delivery Options" on the lower right
    • Select "Forward To" and enter the personal email address
      • Once you complete this step, no email will be delivered to your mailbox
  2. Move any messages from your Dartmouth mailbox that you want to keep
    • Log into your account
    • If there are any messages you want to keep you can either:
  3. Move any contacts from your Dartmouth mailbox that you want to keep
    • Log into your account
    • Review your contacts
    • If you want to keep a contact you can either:
    • Please test those addresses to ensure you transferred them correctly

Tools and Technology from Dartmouth

Click on "Start the Process"  to get details on what you need to know about "What happens, Deadlines and What you need to do".

Start the Process

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Canvas
  • Dropbox
  • Email
  • Google Drive
  • Linked In Learning
  • Microsoft Office suite of tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • OneDrive
  • Research Computing Resources
  • Slack
  • Zoom

Now that you are a Dartmouth Alum, here are some resources for you 

Alumni Resources