Email for Alumni

Columbia University offers alumni the following email options:

Columbia graduates will be able to continue using their LionMail email account automatically.

The Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) offers alumni free, Web-based email (UNI and password required).

  • Robust Gmail features with a Columbia address
  • Easy file attachment for outgoing messages
  • Customizable name @caa.columbia.edu
  • No forwarding required

Columbia offers email forwarding, which allows you to maintain an address of YOURUNI@columbia.edu no matter what internet service provider you use.

Eligibility Requirements for Web-based Email and Email Forwarding

If you were not using LionMail as a student, web-based email and email forwarding is available to all Columbia degree holders 90 days after graduation; during the period after graduation, alumni will continue to have access to their student email accounts. Read more about the CAA's e-mail services in the Alumni Email FAQs.

Graduates of affiliate schools are not currently eligible for this service and should refer to their respective school sites: