UMIACS will be winding down its mailbox Email services by June 30th 2020. This includes both our Exchange and IMAP service offerings.
- Should I migrate my existing email mailboxes to the UMD Gmail? - Users will be given an option as part of the migration to have their existing mailboxes migrated to the UMD Gmail platform. There are a number of things to consider. First UMD Gmail can not hold export controlled data. Since export control regulations have changed several times since emails have been stored on UMIACS servers, we cannot provide a blanket guarantee that moving all emails into Google
will be compliant with federal regulations, and we ask that each of you make this determination separately before requesting the transfer of your emails.
- What will happen with emails stored at UMIACS after June 30th 2020? - We will be archiving all user mailboxes into our long term archives for a minimum of 10 years. Users may request a copy of their emails as part of the migration progress without having
- What if I forward my email to another service, will I be impacted? - Users with accounts in UMIACS that can be identified as having an appointment at the University of Maryland will be required to have their UMIACS Email forward point to their @umd.edu email address by June 30th 2020. Users without an appointment at the University of Maryland will be allowed to forward their email to an address of their choosing.