How to forward your Employee email (Exchange) account to another email account


How do I forward my Employee email (Exchange) account to another email account?

Applies To

Student employees, Faculty, Staff, & Affiliates of the university.


Email forwards are done by creating a server-side rule in Outlook.  This needs to be done in the Outlook Web Access (OWA) app which is located at

1. Go to

2. In the upper right corner of the window, click the Settings icon (Gear). Select Options from the dropdown menu.

3. In the Options window, select Organize Email. Select the “Plus” sign.

4. In the dropdown menu, select “Create a new rule for arriving messages..”.

5. In the New Inbox Rule window enter the name of the rule such as “Email Forward”. In the “When the message arrives, and:” dropdown menu, choose “[Apply to all messages]”. In the “Do the following:” dropdown menu choose “Redirect the message to...” . Click Save.

6. Your email will be forwarded to either a contact you select from your contact list or to an email address that you enter. (Note: this is the address where all of your email will be forwarded to.) Click OK.

7. The new inbox rule window appears with the email address that you entered in the previous window.

8. Click Save. If a warning message box appears, click Yes.

9. The Email Forward rule is automatically selected and activated. All incoming mail should now be forwarded to the address you chose/entered.

Be cautious, an incorrect rule setup may cause unexpected results.


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