Your email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
A. Please make sure you are using the email@example.com format of your address as the username. Also, especially for the initial log in to set up the account, use a private browser window. Recommended are Safari, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge.
A. Passwords cannot contain your userID, the word “alumni” or the word “Caltech,” must be 8-16 characters long, and include at least 3 of the following:
A. Instructions are at the following link: Change authentication settings
A. Call the Alumni Association at 626.395.6592 or send an email to email @ alumni.caltech.edu with the update.
A. Individual mailboxes include 50GB of storage and individual emails with attachments can be up to 25MB in size.
A. Caltech is only able to offer the Office 365 email, calendar and contacts.
A. Caltech conducted an extensive evaluation process based upon our specific needs. Office 365 was the closest match for Caltech's requirements and offered the best security and privacy features (FERPA, HIPAA, no data mining, no advertising, U.S. hosted data only, etc.)
A. Starting the summer after graduation, IMSS will send periodic emails with updates about the student account termination process, including the timing of the content migration which has typically taken place in the Fall. Content will be migrated as long as the alumni account has been logged into by October 1 the year of graduation. The process is outlined on the following page: http://www.imss.caltech.edu/services/accounts-passwords-access/account-termination/graduating-students
Click here to view Email Configuration Guides for Alumni provided by Caltech Information Management Systems and Services.
To enhance communications and strengthen our alumni network of now 24,000 strong, we are pleased to be able to offer all alumni a lifetime email address!
Please note that accounts are available to applicants who were in a degree program or postdocs at Caltech.
To get an account, please fill in and submit the below form. You can also access the form here. A new account will take one to two weeks to set up.