Email: How do I automatically forward my UMUC e-mail address to my personal e-mail address?

Faculty and students can automatically forward their UMUC e-mail to another e-mail address. Staff e-mail accounts are not enabled with Forwarding and POP/IMAPIf you choose to forward your mail, your UMUC address will continue to receive messages; however, you can enjoy the convenience of reading and responding to messages from another account.


Step 1: Open a browser and go to mail.umuc.edu. Click Check my e-mail below your role (Student, Faculty, or Staff). 

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Step 2: On the UMUC Single Sign-on page, enter your username and password and click Login.
If needed, you can retrieve your forgotten username and password before continuing.


Step 3: Open Settings under the Gear Icon in the upper right-hand corner of your screen.




Step 5: Click the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab on the settings page. 

Step 6: In the Forwarding section, select the Add A Forwarding Address button.

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Step 7: Enter the e-mail address where you would like your messages forwarded to and click Next.

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Step 8: A verification message will be sent to the e-mail address you entered. Open the confirmation message and click the verification link.




Step 9: Return to the Settings panel and either:

  • Enter the confirmation code from the verification e-mail; or
  • Refresh the Settings page



Step 10: Select the Forward a copy of incoming mail to… option and select your forwarding addresses from the drop down menu.




Step 11: Select how you would like to treat incoming mail:
  • Keep UMUC Mail's copy in the Inbox
  • Mark UMUC Mail's copy as read
  • Archive UMUC Mail's copy
  • Delete UMUC Mail's copy




Step 12: Click the Save Changes button at the bottom of the page.