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How to Make a Badass Penn State Email Address

Editors note: A previous version of this article included an incorrect method on how to change your email address. We apologize for the error and have corrected it below.

Are you bored of your three letter, four number Penn State email address? Well, you’re in luck. There is actually a way to customize your account settings so that you can put virtually anything in front of the “” that many students don’t utilize.

Here’s how to do it:

Log on to and scroll down to “Other Directory Information.” Click “Add up to three alternate E-mail IDs.” You should see this screen:

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From there you can choose and endless amount of options like [email protected], [email protected], or even [email protected] If you want to be professional and have a unique name, you can make it your [email protected]

I encourage you all to put your creativity to the test. Unfortunately, [email protected] is already taken, but the options are endless.

About the Author

Leo Dillinger

Penn State Junior, Print Journalism Major, Minors in English and Sociology, Writer of Arts, Entertainment, News, Tomfoolery and Opinion.



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