How do I set email forwarding for my Microsoft 365 account?


Starting Fall 2021, faculty and staff will no longer be able to automatically forward their university email to a personal email address. This change, along with the previous change, is made at the recommendation of General Counsel and Audit and Compliance.  

Turn On/Off Mail Forwarding

  1. Sign in to Outlook on the Web.
  2. On the left, select Outlook.
  3. At the top of the page, select Settings (Gear icon) View all Outlook settings.
  4. Select Mail > Forwarding.
  5. Do one of the following:
    • To turn on forwarding, select Start forwarding, enter the forwarding email address and select Save.
      • Note: Select the Keep a copy of forwarded messages check box if you want a copy of the original message to remain in your mailbox.
    • To turn off forwarding, select Stop forwarding and select Save.


Article ID: 130872
Tue 3/23/21 3:48 PM
Mon 9/13/21 10:55 AM
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