How to request a harvard.edu email address

Do you need to request a .edu alias for you partners.org email address?

To request that a *harvard.edu address is assigned to your Partners Outlook account, contact the IS Service Desk: https://www.partners.org/isservicedesk  and Open a ticket with Outlook Support-PHS 

In your request, be sure to include your Partners ID and state whether you want the harvard.edu address as a Primary address or just an additional address.

* The address will be bwh.harvard.edu or mgh.harvard.edu or mclean.harvard.edu, depending on your institution.

How do you know what your .edu address is?

  • On a Windows machine, you can view what, if any, aliases you have attached to your partners.org email address by looking up your account in the Partners Directory in Outlook.
  • On a Mac machine, you can view what, if any, aliases you have attached to your partners.org email address by looking up your account in the Partners Directory in Outlook. 
    1. Click on Contacts Search
    2. Find the name of the account-holder
    3. Double-click on the name to bring up the properties window
    4. Click on the Details tab
    5. Scroll down until you see the Proxy Addresses. This will list all of your current aliases.
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