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NetID - Creating a Email Alias (also known as Vanity Email)

How to set up a vanity email address for current students, faculty, and staff.

With the activation of your NetID, you are automatically assigned two email addresses:
  • NetID address:
  • Official full name address:
You can create up to three personalized addresses that also called email aliases or vanity email addresses. Select vanity addresses carefully since you will not be able to delete or modify them later.
  • Vanity email address:
To create a new email alias, login to

Welcome to the Rice Online Account Management System

Click the Create a vanity email address button or the Create Email Alias link in the left menu. 

 Email aliases must contain at least three characters, can only contain lowercase letters, number, dash (-) or a period (.), and the must begin with a letter but end with either a letter or a number. After you enter an alias and click Submit. 

Create email alias

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Keywords:account, email, maintenance, alias, vanity, netid   Doc ID:65429
Owner:Rick R.Group:Rice University
Created:2016-07-25 11:26 CSTUpdated:2021-07-06 19:01 CST
Sites:Rice University
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