Email 4 Life


Do you have an 'alum.howard.edu' e-mail address? 

EMAIL 4 LIFE is an alumni e-mail feature that offers an e-mail that ends in alum.howard.edu to all Howard University alumni. Now you can show your Bison pride through your professional e-mail! EMAIL 4 LIFE now utilizes Gmail by Google for its e-mail account services. You must continue to have an alternate (non-Email 4 Life) e-mail within the Online Community.

Previous versions of EMAIL 4 LIFE included a forward-only e-mail option and this option is still available through your EMAIL 4 LIFE account settings. In addition, you will now have all the useful Gmail features, while representing Howard University! Features include: 

  • Personal inbox
  • E-mail forwarding options 
  • EMAIL 4 LIFE gives each user more than 2 gigs of storage space.
  • Free POP and IMAP
  • Mobile phone Gmail app(s)
  • Tabbed inbox
  • Spam filter
  • Social network integration
  • Google voice
  • Representing Howard University with every e-mail!

NEW TO EMAIL 4 LIFE

The following are instructions for how to obtain an e-mail address:

  1. Complete the FIRST TIME LOGIN process to become a registered member of the alumni online community via alum.howard.edu. (If you have never logged into the online community, please click here for instructions.)
  2. After successful login/registration, at the very top of the page click the link for MY PROFILE while you are still logged in. This will take you to your PERSONAL PAGE
  3. On your PERSONAL PAGE, scroll all the way down until you see “Howard University Gmail”
  4. Click on the blue “Edit” button for "Howard University Gmail."
  5. Enter an e-mail address if there is not already one in your member record.
  6. Then, choose a user name for the alum.howard.edu account (enter desired name for before the @ symbol in your new e-mail e.g. YourName@alum.howard.edu).
  7. Click the “Save” button.
  8. Gmail will send you an automatically generated e-mail with your login information for your new alum.howard.edu (Gmail) account.

EXISTING EMAIL 4 LIFE USERS

The following are instructions for how to login to your EMAIL 4 LIFE:

  1. If you have never logged into the online community, please click here for instructions.
  2. Use ALUMNI LOGIN with your Username/Password to login to the alumni online community via alum.howard.edu.
  3. After successfule login/registration, at the very top of the page click the link for MY PROFILE while you are still logged in. This will take you to your PERSONAL PAGE
  4. On your PERSONAL PAGE, scroll all the way down until you see “Howard University Gmail”
  5. Click on the blue “Edit” button for "Howard University Gmail."
  6. Update the e-mail address listed in your member record, and find your username for the alum.howard.edu account.
  7. Click the “Save” button if you made any edits.
  8. Go to http://mail.google.com/a/alum.howard.edu to login with your email (e.g. YourUsername@alum.howard.edu).
The following are instructions for finding your EMAIL 4 LIFE password:
  1. Go to http://mail.google.com/a/alum.howard.edu to login with your personal EMAIL 4 LIFE (e.g. YourUsername@alum.howard.edu).
  2. Enter your e-mail (e.g. YourUsername@alum.howard.edu) and then click, "Need Help?" which will take you to another screen.
  3. Click on "I don't know my password."
  4. Then, enter your e-mail address on file with Howard University where it says, "To reset your password, enter the email address you use to sign in to Google. This can be your Gmail address, your Google Apps email address, or another email address associated with your account."
  5. Click on the link sent to your e-mail and reset your password.

 

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