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Email for Students & Alumni (Gmail)

Create/Delete Another UVA Gmail Address (Alias)

Create an Alias

While you'll always retain your primary email address (e.g.,, you can add an additional address — called an alias — to use instead. For example, if your computing ID is mst3k, you may also create an additional email alias, such as

But, you cannot request an email alias until you have a Permanent UVA password. (Newly admitted students have only a Temporary UVA password, and therefore cannot do this yet.)

See instructions for Requesting an Email Alias.

Delete or Drop an Alias

First, review the Consequences of Deletion/Dropping an Alias.

Then, see How to Drop an Email Alias.

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