How do I update my Primary/Work Email Address?

Here’s a quick answer to a common question received by the askUS Support Team. To add or update your UT work email address in Workday, follow the steps below.

  1. Log into Workday
  2. Type “Change My Contact Information” in the search box. 
  3. Click on the “Change My Contact Information” link when it comes up
  4. Scroll down the page to the “Work Contact Information” section under which you will find “Primary Email”. (Note – there is a Home Contact Information section and a Work Contact Information section. Make sure you are editing the Primary Email in the Work Contact Information section.)
  5. Click “Add” (or the pencil icon to edit an existing email address) next to the primary email address to add a new (or edit your existing) UT work email address. 

For more information on updating personal information in Workday, please refer to the Edit Personal Data – Workday Instructional Guide for step by step instructions. For more instructions on how to update other information found in the University Directory, check out How do I change information that appears in the University Directory? in the askUS Knowledge Base.

NOTE – UT policy requires that an email address entered into the Work Email Address field in Workday be a valid UT work email address. If you think a particular domain should be allowed as a work email address, contact

May 20, 2020