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Alumni Gmail for Life

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Keep your university pride and connections beyond graduation with a permanent university Gmail email address. As alumni, you can retain your @ryerson.ca address by renewing it yearly.

To opt-in for Alumni Gmail for Life, you’ll need to access the my.ryerson.ca portal.

If you graduated in or after 2012 and currently have an @ryerson.ca account, you will automatically receive a renewal link via email. If you didn’t receive the renewal link or if it’s expired, you can still renew by following the steps below:

  1. Log in to my.ryerson.ca.
  2. Under the Self Service section, choose Personal Account. Find the Preferences section and click Renew Mail Access.

If you graduated before 2012 and do not currently have an @ryerson.ca address or cannot remember your login credentials for my.ryerson.ca, please review these FAQs. 

If you have never used my.ryerson.ca before, you must:

  1. Activate your online identity, opens in new window You’ll need your student number to complete this process. If you don’t remember it call the Registrar’s Office at 416-979-5036.
  2. Login to my.ryerson.ca, opens in new window with your student number and the password you created when you activated your online identity.
  3. Under the Self Service section, choose Personal Account. Find the Preferences section and click Renew Mail Access.

If you have used my.ryerson.ca before and are experiencing issues with your username or password:

  • Check to see that you’re using the correct portion of your my.ryerson username, e.g. if your email address is myname@ryerson.ca, be sure to only enter “myname” in the username field.
  • Try logging in with your student number instead. If you don’t remember it call the Registrar’s Office at 416-979-5036.
  • Change your password using the challenge phrase, opens in new window or contact the CCS Help Desk at help@ryerson.ca / 416-979-5000, ext. 556806.

Contact the CCS Help Desk at help@ryerson.ca / 416-979-5000, ext. 556806.

This service is available to Ryerson graduates who have received degrees, diplomas or certificates from Ryerson Institute of Technology, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Ryerson Polytechnic University or Ryerson University and who are no longer registered as students.

All email addresses with the @ryerson.ca domain will remain for six months (or longer) after the announcement. When the switch to the new domain does take place, all those with an @ryerson.ca email will automatically have an email address with the new name. Advance notice will be provided before the change takes effect. Furthermore, an email forwarding service will be in place for several months after the domain name change to ensure that any emails sent to your @ryerson.ca address in error are forwarded to your new email address. Users will also be notified if/when the forwarding stops. Note: your username (what appears before @ryerson.ca in your email address) will remain the same.