Alumni Lifetime Email

Frequently Asked Questions

This free service provides SHU alumni with an "@alumni.sacredheart.edu" email address that is permanent and easy to remember. This is a full service, Outlook account, free to you! Note: You must login regularly to maintain your account. If you have not accessed your email within six months, you will be notified of the possible deletion of your account.

The Alumni Lifetime Email (ALE) address functions as a web-based email account (like Gmail, Yahoo and others). The ALE account also provides alumni with 10GB of email storage space.

No, the new alumni email address is a brand new email account. When first logging into the account, it will contain an empty mailbox. If you graduated in 2013 or after, your existing Sacred Heart email address remains entact as long as you use: "username"@mail.sacredheart.edu.

The Office for Alumni Engagement has no plans to bombard you with unsolicited email or share your @alumni.sacredheart.edu address with outside vendors. Occasionally, @alumni.sacredheart.edu registrants will be sent email to notify them of Alumni Association events and benefits, additions or alterations to the service. @alumni.sacredheart.edu participants also receive our monthly alumni e-newsletter. This email system is separate from the University email system. You will not receive the "on-campus spam" that you current receive as a student.  (i.e. daily events, cafeteria offerings, etc.).

To receive assistance with setting up this email address on your phone, please call the SHU Factory at 203-365-7575.

SHU graduates of a degree, certificate, or diploma program.

At the present time there is no time limit for active alumni email boxes. Please note, you must login regularly to maintain your account. If you do not access your email within six months, you will receive notifications of the expiration of your account.  

No, this is a free service offered by Sacred Heart University in cooperation with the Office for Alumni Engagement and the Information Technology department at SHU.

Follow these steps to access your new alumni account:

  1. Go to http://mail.office365.com
  2. 2. Enter your alumni email address. This is your Sacred Heart username + alumni.sacredheart.edu (ex. smithm@alumni.sacredheart.edu)
  3. Type in your password. Your password will be S!! + your 7-digit Sacred Heart ID number (ex. S!!0123456)
  4. You will be asked to change your password. You can change this password to anything you wish.
  5. Your new account will open and is ready to be used.

The Office for Alumni Engagement is happy to help you with any question, including ALE accounts. Feel free to contact us at alumni@sacredheart.edu or 203-365-7671.