Google Apps Documentation for Alumni
Beloit College offers (@alumni.beloit.edu) Google email addresses to all alumni. Graduated student email accounts will be closed September 1st.
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.
To obtain an @alumni.beloit.edu account, please complete this form.
The preferred method for transferring Gmail and Google Drive content is to use Google Takeout.
What is my email address?
The email address will be email@example.com. 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?
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.
- To export contacts from Google, follow these instructions.
- Follow these instructions to import contacts to Google from a CSV (comma separated values) file.
- Information about backing up your calendar is available here.
- Information about importing a calendar to Google is available here.
Drive (Docs and Spreadsheets)
If you are looking for more information about Google Apps, please check out our Google How-To page.
If you have any additional questions, please contact IT Support.