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Find Answers to General Email Questions

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The UBmail system you use depends on your primary role (affiliation) with UB and the UB department or school with which you are affiliated.
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When email messages are wrongly classified as spam, there are steps you can take to prevent this from happening.
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In some cases, you may be able to restore email messages after you have deleted them.
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Alumni may opt in to keep their UB email. See Students: Your UBIT Services Are Changing. If an alumnus does not opt in, access to email will end in 6 months from the degree conferral date. If you don't opt in, your UB email will go away 6 months after your conferral date.
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It is likely that someone is "impersonating" your email address to send spam, but that they do not have access to your UB email.
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UBITName changes are given for legal name changes (such as marriage or divorce) when the name change impacts the UBITName, and only after the new name is on record with Human Resources or the Office of the Registrar. See Requesting a Different UBITName to learn if you can change your UBITName to something else, and for an overview of the UBITName change process.
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No, once you opt in as an alumnus/alumna, you retain that status. If you graduate from UB with another degree you do not need to opt in again.
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Yes, however upon signing in with Gmail you will be brought to your UB sign-in page where you will be prompted to sign in again.
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Once your account deactivates, it cannot be reactivated for reasons such as changing an email forward.
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UB does not remove accounts on personal request. Students who graduate have their email access automatically terminated 6 months after degree conferral unless they opt in to keep it. Students who do not graduate from UB but no longer attend UB (transfers to other universities, students who drop out, etc.) automatically have their UB email terminated 2 weeks after the drop/add period ends for the nearest Fall or Spring semester in which they are not enrolled.

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