Error: "Alias already exists for another user" when choosing your TechMail address


You receive the following message when attempting to choose a TechMail alias:

Alias already exists for another user

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Another person at TTU, TTUHSC, or TTUHSC El Paso has already chosen the alias that you chose. (The alias is the portion of the email address before the @ symbol.)


Pick a unique alias that does not result in the error message appearing.


You will be able to set your TechMail email address.