Alumni & Friends
Alumni e-mail Address

SUNY New Paltz now offers alumni an e-mail address. Visit to request an account and log in today.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the Alumni E-mail Service?
A: The alumni e-mail service provides you with a full e-mail address (and access to a calendar and other applications). This address is an address. The service is provided through Google Apps. You can choose to use it like a regular e-mail address, or have it forwarded to another e-mail address you currently have.


Q: How do I sign up?
A: RECENT GRADUATES: Your Hawkmail account will remain active as an alumni. You can use that as your alumni email address.
A: ALUMNI: Log in to and click on the Alumni tab, then on "Alumni Forwarding Address". If you do not already have access to, fill out the account request form at the Alumni Log in Request Page. After that - use to sign up for the account.

Q: It says I'm not eligible for the address - what do I do?
A: Most of the time when someone sees this message, it is because they have signed up for the address previously and don't recall doing so. If this is the case, you can login to your alumni forwarding account and check/change your forwarding address (see the next question for more information). To find out for sure, e-mail with your full name, and your campus e-mail address (or year of graduation if you are an alumni) and we'll be happy to help you out.

Q: How do I log in to check my mail?
A: Go to:
Please note: Its a somewhat long address so we recommend that you bookmark it or add it to your favorites in your web browser.

Q: How do I forward my alumni mail to another e-mail account?
A: After logging into the e-mail account, click on "Settings" at the top right, then on the "Forwarding and POP/IMAP" link. You can setup a forwarding address on this page (and either keep a copy of the mail on the alumni account, or set it to be deleted locally.

Q: I have an account but I forgot my password? How do I get in?
A: Email with the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Your alumni e-mail address
  • Your daytime phone number

For security reasons, we must receive this password reset request from an e-mail address we already have on file for you. Otherwise we may need to call you for verification.