Routing and Forwarding Virginia Tech Email


This article explains how to automatically route or forward Gmail or Exchange Online email messages to another account or email address. For an understanding of the configuration options available, please see the Knowledge Base article, VT Routing verses Forwarding Options.


Set the Routing for Email

  1. Navigate to OneCampus.
  2. If the page appears dark with text overlaid, click the page to dismiss the overlaid text.
  3. If any OneCampus announcements pop-up, after reading the text, click the appropriate button to dismiss the pop-up.
  4. To the right of the OneCampus logo, in the What would you like to do? search box, type mycat.
  5. Press the Enter or Return key.
  6. Click the MyCAT task icon.
  7. Log on with your Hokies ID (which is the same as your VT Username) and Hokies ID passphrase. If you have forgotten your password, follow the instructions at Change or Reset Hokies Password via Account Manager.
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete authentication with your second factor.
  9. Scroll down to the Email section and expand it.
  10. Select either Google or Exchange in the Route dropdown and click Set. If you set your routing to Google, you will see an Exchange Forward line beginning with SMTP. This is the forward set to enable your mail to be routed to Google when you have an Exchange Online mailbox.

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