Setting An Away Message in Outlook after Graduation


This article gives instructions for how to set an away message in Outlook after you graduate in order to let people know where they can reach you.


  • Click the gear (settings) icon 
  • Click "View all outlook settings
  • Click the "Automatic Replies" tab
  • Do NOT check the time period box
  • Type your away message
  • Copy and paste message in both automatic reply boxes. This will ensure that replies are sent to both organizational personnel and also organizational personnel 
  • Click "Save"

Additional Information

Here's an example of a post-graduation away message:

"Thank you for your message. I graduated from St. Lawrence University on (date). Please send any future correspondence to my new email address:"


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