Information for May 2020 Graduates

Note: Graduating students from the School of Management, School of Law, School of Forestry, and PA School should look for communications specific to their department; some information for these students will differ from the information listed below.

Class of 2020 Email Accounts Will Be Deactivated in 2022

Class of 2020 email accounts have been extended for another year. Please review the following steps to prepare for your email deactivation then. We recommend you take these steps as soon as possible, if you have not done so already:

Migrate your email, calendar, and Drive files to another account

Transfer ownership of club files, calendars, and email lists

Turn on auto-reply and auto-forwarding

Set up your alumni email account

Graduates Remaining At Yale

If you are still actively affiliated with Yale as a student, faculty, or staff member, or if you are planning to start a new active Yale affiliation in Fall 2021, the behavior of your email account in June will depend on your new affiliation. Please review the below table for details about the behavior of your account. Contact the ITS Help Desk if you have any questions about your transition.

New Role Information

Student in Drama, Law, Management, Medicine, Nursing, Forestry

OR employee using O365 (ask your new department which email system they use)

You will receive an email account via O365 Email. Messages sent to your firstname.lastname@yale.edu alias will be directed to this account.

If you previously had an EliApps account, switching to the O365 Email system will involve changing settings in your email program or accessing a different webmail or login server. We highly recommend backing up and migrating your EliApps account as soon as possible and contacting the ITS Help Desk to ensure your email transitions smoothly.

If you previously had an O365 Email account, your account should continue without interruption. You will retain your email account at least until the deactivation date for your graduating class (see above). After that, Employees will lose access to their O365 Email accounts 21 days after their job ends. Students will lose access in the first week of June following their graduation.

All other students

OR employee using EliApps (ask your new department which email system they use)

You will receive an email account via EliApps. Messages sent to your firstname.lastname@yale.edu alias will be directed to this account.

If you previously had an EliApps account and you are properly enrolled or employed at the University in one of these departments, your EliApps account will continue without interruption. You will retain your email account at least until the deactivation date for your graduating class. After that, employees will lose access to their EliApps accounts on their last day of employment. Students will lose access in the first week of June following their graduation.

If you previously had an O365 Email account, switching to EliApps will involve changing settings in your email program or accessing a different webmail or login server. We highly recommend backing up and migrating your EliApps account as soon as possible and contacting the contacting the ITS Help Desk to ensure your email transitions smoothly.

Students Who Graduated Later Than May 2020

If you graduated any later than May 2020, your email will be deactivated in June 2022 with the Class of 2021.