Email, Google Apps @ Illinois, Setup

The University of Illinois has partnered with Google to deliver enhanced email and collaboration services to undergraduate students.

NOTE: If you are a graduate or professional student, you may be eligible for an Exchange account (Unified Communications). Please see the Graduate Students' Introduction to UC for more information.

Google Apps @ Illinois for Undergraduates

All undergraduate students are eligible to create Google Apps @ Illinois accounts:

  • Email
  • Calendaring
  • Instant messaging / chat
  • Web-based applications:
    • Google Sync
    • Google Docs
    • Google Sites

See Google Apps @ Illinois Email Accounts for more information.

Whether or not you choose to use your Google Apps @ Illinois account, please visit Partner Computing and indicate where you want your official University email (netid@illinois.edu email) sent.

 

NOTE: If you do not take action, you will not receive official University communications.

 

Choose Google Apps @ Illinois or a Forwarding Email Address

Whether or not you choose to use your Google Apps @ Illinois account, you must indicate where you want your netid@illinois.edu email sent. This can be either your Google Apps account or a third party email address. All official University communication, including that from your professors, will come through your netid@illinois.edu email, and you are expected to check it regularly.

Visit Partner Computing and indicate where you want your official University email sent.

 

NOTE: Your Google Apps @ Illinois email address is one of the easiest ways to identify yourself as a University student to your professors, advisers, and fellow students. They will expect you to use it.

Access Your Google Apps @ Illinois Email

If you choose to direct your netid@illinois.edu email to Google Apps @ Illinois, you can access your email through the web interface at http://g.illinois.edu, or you can configure POP or IMAP on mobile devices or desktop email clients, such as Microsoft Outlook and Apple Mail:




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