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  • FYI

    • An increasing number of external email providers (like Google, AOL, Time-Warner, etc.) are using a policy (meant to stop fraudulent emails) that may prevent the delivery of forwarded messages.
    • When an email user has set up forwarding from an Office 365 account to an external address (typically set through Outlook on the web), Outlook on the web displays an alert every time the user...
    • The student service formerly known as Cmail is being rebranded (fall 2018). The service is, and always has been, a service provided by Google. In 2018, Google calls this G Suite for Education. At Cornell, it's now known as G Suite for Students; it remains the same service it has always been. A related service is G Suite for Faculty and Staff.
    • How can Cornell safeguard privacy if the email service is provided by Google? Cornell's commitment to privacy has not changed as a consequence of offering G Suite.  As with...
    • Please see Google's Gmail sending limits in G Suite help page for their default limits. Below, we've noted changes or additional limits managed by Cornell. Message Size The maximum...
    • From Merriam-Webster online: unsolicited, usually commercial email sent to a large number of addresses noun etymology: from a skit on "Monty Python's Flying...
    • All students (undergraduate, graduate students, and professional students) are automatically provisioned with G Suite (formerly known as Cmail) accounts. Alumni who had G Suite/Cmail ...

    Troubleshooting

    • When an email user has set up forwarding from an Office 365 account to an external address (typically set through Outlook on the web), Outlook on the web displays an alert every time the user...
    • This information applies to both faculty/staff and students. Even though students receive their mail through G Suite (formerly known as Cmail), the messages first pass through Microsoft's spam and virus filters.
    • This information is relevant to you if you see this message when you log in at gsuite.cornell.edu: There are two existing Google Accounts for netid@cornell.edu. Which account do you want...
    • User Experience When trying to log in at gsuite.cornell.edu, you see this error message: Your sign-in settings don't meet your organization's 2-Step Verification policy. Contact...
    • Have you ever seen warning like the one shown here?  It may have made you wonder if someone was sending you forged email. You should always be on your guard, but there can also be...
    • Microsoft is investigating an issue where calendar events that begin in Google’s G Suite Calendar, go to Office 365, and return to G Suite may not display properly in Google Calendar. Office 365...

    Using G Suite (faculty/staff)

    • In order to support collaboration with Cornell students and colleagues at other institutions, G Suite accounts - which include Google's email, calendar, and collaboration services - are...
    • If you have a Cornell Optional Email Alias (a name-based version of your NetID address), you can set your G Suite account to send messages that come from either address. While signed...
    • Faculty and staff who have chosen to activate their optional Cornell G Suite account MUST set up forwarding as shown below if they want to receive email in their G Suite account.
    • We recommend against forwarding your Cornell email to an external address. But we recognize that some people really want to. Here's how to set up your G Suite account (for students,...
    • How are Gmail and G Suite different? G Suite includes Gmail and several other tools. While you can continue to use your own Gmail account if you like, it will be completely separate from...
    • If you rely on Gmail labels to organize your messages, please look at the notes at the end of this answer about labels and filters before you follow the steps to move your mail...
    • We strongly recommend that you work with your Cornell G Suite email using Google's web interface at gsuite.cornell.edu. Using Apple Mail is not as good. However, if you choose to view your...
    • We strongly recommend that you work with your Cornell G Suite email using Google's web interface at gsuite.cornell.edu. This method requires no setup and, as long as you keep your browser up...
    • See Google's help page at http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=77702
    • You can share the Google Docs associated with your G Suite for Students (formerly Cmail) account or your Cornell G Suite (faculty/staff) account in a number of ways. Each document can be...
    • Sign in to G Suite at gsuite.cornell.edu Your email address is your NetID@cornell.edu address and your password is the one you use with your NetID to sign in to other Cornell...
    • See Google's Out of office or vacation reply help page.
    • If you are having problems with your email, one common diagnostic aid is a complete list of the message's headers. Headers show the path a message took to get from the sender to the recipient. The IT Service Desk or other technical support may ask you to provide a message's headers.