Tufts Accounts and Passwords

Tufts E-mail

Tufts Students, Faculty, and Staff are eligible for a Tufts University e-mail account.

Tufts Clinical Faculty are eligible for a Tufts e-mail alias, which is an "@tufts.edu" e-mail address that forwards to an e-mail box of your choice (such as an hospital e-mail account or a personal Gmail or Yahoo account).

For help with Tufts University e-mail, please visit Tufts Technology Services Email & Calendaring page.

Tufts Students can access their Tufts e-mail mailbox by visiting http://outlook.com/tufts.edu.

Faculty or Staff members can access their Tufts e-mail account by visiting https://exchange.tufts.edu/.

Tufts E-mail Forwarding

To set up forwarding from your Tufts e-mail address to an address of your choice, please follow the directions below:

  1. Go to https://tuftstools.tufts.edu.
  2. Select: "I Want To Forward My Tufts Email”.
  3. Log in with your Tufts username and password.
  4. Change the field next to "Forward My Mail" to "Yes".
  5. Enter the forwarding email of your choice in the field next to "Forwarding Address".
  6. If you are a . . .
    • Student: Choose Yes or No at "Save a copy of forwarded mail on the Tufts server?"

      • Choosing "Yes" means that any mail forwarded will also be saved in your Tufts account.
      • Choosing "No" means that all mail will be forwarded and there will not be any copies of the mail in your Tufts account.
    • Clinical Faculty Member: Choose "No" where it says "Save a copy of forwarded mail on the Tufts server?"
  7. Click "Update".


Tufts students may also setup Tufts E-mail Forwarding through the Settings section of http://outlook.com/tufts.edu.

Need Assistance?

If you have any questions about your Tufts username and password, contact the Tufts Technology Services at 617-627-3376 or email it@tufts.edu for further assistance. For questions about access to other resources, please contact the 5th floor Tufts Technology Services (TTS) Walk-Up Support Desk.

For more information about your Tufts Username or Password, see:

Tufts Username - https://it.tufts.edu/username
Tufts Password - https://it.tufts.edu/password

Access to Library Resources

For off-campus access to  library resources (i.e. library databaseselectronic journals), you will need to use your Tufts Username and Password. Once you have a Tufts Username and Password, please see Get Started with Access for more information about accessing library resources.