Retiree Resources

Step 1: Requesting a new Office 365 account

Office 365 is the latest e-mail service from Microsoft, and it has arrived at TAMUK. In accordance with TAMUK Retiree E-mail Standard Administrative Procedure 29.01.99.K1.065, retirees are eligible for two continued methods of communication upon retirement: a account and an optional retiree e-mail group.

To request a new Office 365 retiree e-mail account, please fill out the form below.

First Name:
Middle Initial:
Last Name:
Username: Ex. (ka/kf/kuabc123)
Current TAMUK E-mail address:
Confirm current TAMUK E-mail address:
Contact Phone Number
Alternate E-Mail Address
(In case you don't have access to TAMUK E-mail)

Note: You will receive an e-mail within a week after submitting the above form with information on your new Office 365 account and a backup of your contact list.

Step 2: Activating your new Office 365 account

How to activate and access your Office 365 retiree e-mail

Step 3a: Accessing your Office 365 account

You may access your Office 365 account by clicking here.

Note: Any of your personal e-mail in your current TAMUK e-mail that you wish to keep will need to be forwarded to your new Office 365 retiree e-mail address.

Your new account includes Microsoft Office web applications such as Word & Excel. You will also receive Microsoft One Drive which allows free online storage space. 
For more information, please refer to this document.

Your current TAMUK e-mail account will be decommissioned 60 days from notice, or your official last day, whichever is later.

Step 3b (Optional): Retiree E-mail on your mobile phone

For instructions to setup your retiree email on your Android smartphone. Click here.

For instructions to setup your retiree email on your iPhone smartphone. Click here.

Optional: Retiree E-mail Group

You may subscribe to this optional e-mail group to receive announcements from the University.

For instructions on how to join this e-mail group, follow the directions below.

How can I subscribe to a list?

Visit the list's home page at, and click the Subscribe link on the left. Enter your retiree e-mail address and click submit.

How can I unsubscribe myself from a list?

If you're on a mailing list and wish to be removed from it, go to the list’s home page at Login to the page with the e-mail address that you subscribed with. Click the "Unsubscribe" link under the left navigation.

For technical support please contact the iTech Support Services Help Desk by submitting a ticket at or call (361)593-HELP(4357).

This page was last updated on: April 24, 2018