An alias is defined as an alternate e-mail name (e.g., an alternative to your username).
Your e-mail account is defined by your IUP computing username. Your username (abcd) is also your e-mail address (email@example.com). IUP has defined an e-mail alias for all users. This alias can be used as an alternate e-mail name for your IUP e-mail as your e-mail alias can be used instead of your username when others send you e-mail.
E-mail aliases are displayed in the “e-mail address” section of the
When configuring an e-mail client (e.g., Outlook or Thunderbird) be careful to use the correct e-mail alias if you are changing the "From Address" from your username to your e-mail alias. Improper configuration can create issues when others reply to one of your messages.
Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Hotline
© 2007–17 Indiana University of Pennsylvania
1011 South Drive, Indiana, Pa. 15705 | 724-357-2100