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Target audience: Staff and Students

Gmail as primary e-mailaddress

If you are a student and you start working at Utrecht University in addition to your studies (an employee appointment), you will receive a new email address. It ends with @uu.nl (e.g. j.a.janssen@uu.nl) and it is your so-called Solismail.

All emails sent to you (both to your @students.uu.nl and your @uu.nl email address) are delivered to your Solismail from the moment you commence employment. No new emails will come in at your UU-Gmail*.

Some student-employees want to keep using their UU-Gmail for the handling of their email. If you prefer this, follow the instructions below to set this up. This ensures all your email will be delivered at your UU-Gmail.

* Old emails will remain in your UU-Gmail. Nothing is ever thrown away.

  • Step 1

    Go to https://outlook.office.com and log in using your employee e-mail address (for example j.a.janssen@uu.nl).

  • Step 2

    Go to Settings (gear icon) in the top right corner and click on “View all Outlook settings”.

     

  • Step 3

    Click on “Mail” and then on “Rules”. To set up a new rule click “Add new rule”.

     

  • Step 4

    In the first field you can give the rule a name. In the second field called “Add a condition” choose “Apply to all messages”.

     

  • Step 5

    In the third field called “Add an action” you select “Redirect to”.

  • Step 6

    Now fill in your UU Gmail address, however, in stead of “@students.uu.nl” at the end you use the following extension “@galias.students.uu.nl”. For example: when your UU Gmail address is “j.a.janssen@students.uu.nl”, you type “j.a.janssen@galias.students.uu.nl”.

    Click “Save’ to save the new rule.

  • Step 7

    If you want to change the rule, click on the pen icon here.

    If you want to delete a rule, click on the trashcan icon here.

  • Step 8

    From now on your e-mail can be found in your UU Gmail inbox.

    Please note: all e-mails that are send to your UU G-mail address will also be send to your Solis-mail inbox. If you log in there you will also find your e-mails here. 

Last modified: 6/09/2019

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