UCSD Alumni

 

Alumni E-mail Forwarding Information

UCSD Alumni's email forwarding service is provided free of charge to alumni of UC San Diego. Once you activate your alumni email forwarding address, all messages sent to your alumni email forwarding address will be re-directed to the email address of your choice. You will also have the option to send emails from this address through your email service provider. Log into Triton Online to activate your alumni email address today!

Below are some frequently asked questions regarding alumni email forwarding.


Who is eligible for an alumni email forwarding address?
UC San Diego graduates who have received a Bachelors, Masters, and/or a Doctor of Philosophy degrees are eligible.

How do I enroll in the alumni email forwarding and when will it be active?
Log in or register for Triton Online. Then go to your Triton Online account page. Click on “Alumni Email Forwarding” on the navigation panel to the left. Fill out the form and submit. It will take three to five business days to process and take effect.

How long will it take for changes to an existing address to be made?
Similar to activating your email forwarding service, it will take three to five business days to process and take effect. Please plan ahead to avoid any gaps in your service.

Is this an email account?
No, this is an email forwarding address which is linked to an existing email account. Once you activate your alumni email forwarding address, all messages sent to your alumni e-mail forwarding address will be re-directed to the email address of your choice.

Will I be able to send email from this address?
After you set up a forwarding email address, you will have the option to send emails through both the alumni email address or your existing email service provider(ESP). Many email service providers allow you to set the default “Reply” address of your choice. Please check with your ESP for details.

Is there a cost to activate an alumni email forwarding address?
Alumni email forwarding service is provided free of charge to all eligible graduates of UC San Diego.

Can I choose my own alumni email address?
When registering for Triton Online, you will create a username. Your alumni email forwarding address will be based on your Triton Online username. (I.E. username@alumni.ucsd.edu) You will be notified if your username cannot be used to create your alumni email address within three to five business days.

Can I change my username or my alumni email address?
Your Triton Online username is permanent and cannot be updated once you have register it. Your alumni email address is also permanent, but you can update the email address it is linked to.

Will my email forwarding address allow me to forward emails to multiple accounts?
No, your email forwarding address will only allow you to select one email address for all your forwarded email.