How do I create an email alias?

How do I create an email alias?

What is an email alias?

Email aliases are addresses that allow you to forward emails from one mail account to another. They are often used as a replacement for long or difficult to remember addresses. Email accounts at Johns Hopkins take the form of JHED ID followed by, or

If you are a faculty or staff member of Johns Hopkins University or Johns Hopkins Medical Institution you may elect to create a custom email alias.

How do I create an email alias or email forwarding address?

To view and edit your email alias, complete the following:

1. Go to the myJH homepage at and log in using your JHED Login ID and password.

2. Visit the Email Alias page.

3. Read the statement and click the I Accept This Policy button.

4. This page displays descriptions regarding your Hopkins Delivery Address and Email Alias.

5. If you are a student, you may select your Default Email Address and Forwarding Address(es).

6. If you are a faculty or staff member, you may enter Custom and Forwarding Address(es).*

7. Add additional addresses in the fields below. Click Update when finished.

7. Verify confirmation that your update completed.

* External forwarding addresses are not available for all users. Contact the IT Help Desk if you have questions.