Email Alias

About Email Alias

Email Alias allows you to customize your Texas State email address to make it more personal or professional. For example, instead of you can change it to Locate the Email Alias option in the Online Toolkit.

  • Available to: Faculty, Staff, Students
  • Where to use: Online
  • Cost: Free

Get Started

To create a custom email alias, log into the Online Toolkit and click Email Alias.

  • Messages addressed to will be delivered to your assigned mail account and messages sent from your assigned mail address through will have your Email Alias substituted in the From: field of the message.
  • Once you have selected an Email Alias, it cannot be modified. You are allowed one opportunity every 6 months to select a replacement Email Alias. If you select a replacement Email Alias your old Email Alias will be disabled. Mail sent to the old Email Alias will be forwarded to your assigned mail account for 90 days.
  • An Email Alias can be from 6 to 20 characters long. It must:
    • Start with an alphabetic character.
    • End with an alphabetic character.
    • Contain only letters and optionally: underscores (_) and periods (.).
    • Must be lowercase (will be lowered automatically for all new aliases).
    • Do not include "" in the alias.


See the below help articles for step-by-step instructions on how to use Email Alias.

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