How do I transfer my email from my student Office 365 account to an Alumni email account?


This article provides guidance on transferring your Purdue email to an alumni account after graduation.


To Export

From Outlook, click on 'File', then 'Open & Export', then 'Import/Export', then 'Export to a File', and then 'Outlook Data File (.pst)'.   Select the top most item (should be and save the file.

To Import

From Outlook, click 'File', then 'Open & Export', then 'Import/Export', then 'Import from another program or file', and then 'Outlook Data File (.pst)'.

If you do not have the Outlook client configured, you may try the options available from the Alumni FAQ here:

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