Information, Technology & Consulting

Leaving Dartmouth - Transitioning Your Mailbox


Set Forwarding on Your Account: Log into Dartmouth's Directory Manager system ( and set the forwarding on your account to another non-Dartmouth e-mail address that you own.

Migrate Any Messages You Want Retained: Log into your account and review any messages there. If there are any you want to keep, forward them to your non-Dartmouth account.

See Exporting Email and Contacts to Gmail for more information. 

Migrate Any Addresses You Want Retained: Log into your account and review your contacts. Set up these same contacts in your non-Dartmouth account and test those addresses to ensure you transferred them correctly.

Unsubscribe From Any Listserv Mailing Lists: To avoid continuing to receive emails from groups you no longer want to receive, you need to unsubscribe prior to the change in your account to forwarding only. Please see instructions at

Have a mobile device (smartphone, iPad, etc.)? Delete your account from this device when your mailbox is deactivated. You will no longer be able to view your account on a mobile device, e-mail application or web browser. Use the account to which you forwarded your account to view any Dartmouth messages, contacts or events.


Email, Communication and Collaboration
Last updated: 
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

If you have questions or need further information, contact your department's IT support office, or contact the IT Service Desk via email at [email protected], via phone at 603-646-2999 or walk in to see them in Baker/Berry 178J.

Information, Technology & Consulting