Banner Image

Google Apps Documentation for Alumni

Beloit College offers ( Google email addresses to all alumni. 

Alumni who are new to using Google mail or new alumni who are switching to an alumni Google account from their student Google account can use the following instructions to move data associated with their email account.


How can I transfer my email from one Google account to another Google account?
Instructions for transferring email from one Google account to another Google account are located in this document.

What is my email address?
The email address will be  Your user name will be your last name followed by your first initial, middle initial, or a number if necessary to be unique.

Can I still use an email client with my Google Alumni account?
Yes, you can set up your client with an IMAP or POP connection.  Basically IMAP is a two-way connection with the mail server and POP is a one way download of mail from the server. Read more about the difference between POP and IMAP. Instructions for setting up your client to use IMAP are available here. Instructions for setting up your client to use a POP connection are available here.


How can I import/export contacts?
Follow these instructions to import contacts to Google from a CSV (comma separated values) file.  To export contacts from Google, follow these instructions.


How can I back up or export my calendar?
Information about backing up your calendar is available here.

How can I import a calendar?
Information about importing a calendar to Google is available here.

If you are looking for more information about Google Apps, please check out our Frequently Asked Questions page.  Also, check out our Google How-To page.

If you have any additional questions, please contact IT Support.