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Staff: Change Preferred Email
Posted by ATC Staff 3, Last modified by Moodle Admin on 23 June 2021 02:13 PM

Description: Do you want to switch to a staff LaneCC email account but the preferred email fields are locked in ExpressLane? Were you a student and then hired as faculty and want to use your new LaneCC staff email address in Moodle? Did you accidentally set your email as your preferred email in Gsuite? 

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Staff: Change Your Preferred Moodle Email

Staff members have two email addresses: one which ends in and one which ends in While your is assumed to be your primary email address as a staff member, you may want to change which of your emails is your primary.

Your primary email is where Moodle messages go to, as well as any automated emails from Lane Community College.

Changing Primary Email via ExpressLane

  1. Log into ExpressLane with your L# and password.
  2. In the Personal Information tab, click on Update E-mail Addresses.
  3. From the list click on the current preferred email.
    Example of available addresses in a mylane account with an arrow pointing to the top preferred email adress.
  4. Uncheck the box for Make this your preferred address and click Submit.
    Update email address page.
  5. Now click on the email you want to be your preferred email.
    Email address page with an arrow pointing to the preferred email to be selected.
  6. Check the box for Make this your preferred address and click Submit to save the change
    Update email address page.

All the changes are saved at this point and preferred will now be set to the email you picked. This change can take normally up to a day to appear in Moodle.


For further help, click on Live Help, leave a ticket, or contact:

Academic Technology Center

(541) 463-3377



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