Change Default Email Address to


  • If your contact primary email is already set to the address you don't have to change anything.
  • Only one email address can be selected as a primary email address. This is the email that will show as your FROM: address.
  • All email addresses assigned to you at any other MinnState institutions (that have migrated to the MinnState Office 365 Shared Tenant) are assigned to this email account, so this inbox will accept any email sent to all of these addresses. However, your FROM: address will have to be selected as directed in steps 1 through 6 below and this will be the default on all email that you send.

Changing Default FROM: address in Office 365 (MavMail)

1. Go to

2. Select Sign into Profile.

3. Sign in with your StarID and StarID password.

4. Select Office 365 Contact.

5. Select Contact Card.
6. Type in your MSU email address:

  • This is typically This email was assigned to you when you were first admitted to the University or hired by the University.