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How Do I Change my Purdue Email Service Settings?

NOTE:  If "Purdue Office 365 Email" is not a choice you must first activate your Office 365 account. Please follow these steps to activate your Office 365 account How do I activate or coordinate my Purdue Office 365 account?

The options for your Purdue email are

  • Use a Purdue email service, either Exchange or Office 365 email.    
  • (NOT Recommended) Forward your @purdue.edu email to an address you specify.  This option allows you to use an unsupported mail service, like Gmail, for your convenience.
  • (NOT Recommended) Disable Purdue email service (your_login@purdue.edu will not receive email).  This option is also known as 'setting your email to reject'.

The Purdue email service options determine where your @purdue.edu email is delivered.

Modifying your Email service

  1. To change your email service, please go to the 'career account information' page, at https://www.purdue.edu/apps/account.
  2. Log in with your Purdue career account username and BoilerKey.
  3. Click on the 'Change Mailbox' link, as shown below (outlined in red).

  4. Click the button next to the Purdue Office 365 Email.  Options are shown in the image below and explained in the next section.

  5. Click the 'Save Changes' button.
  6. Click 'Log out'.
  • If your service is set to Office 365 email, you can check your email by going to https://outlook.office.com.
  • Login with your @Purdue email address and password.