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    • All alumni either already have a Cornell-sponsored Gmail account or can get a Cornell-sponsored Gmail account (G Suite for Education). This service was formerly known as Cmail. This...
    • Possibly. The Cornell Optional Email Alias service allows faculty, staff, and trustees to create a Cornell email address based on their name. That new address will take the form of an alias plus...
    • Short answer: no.
    • In July and August 2019, some changes were made to alumni email handling. These changes reduce the amount of infrastructure Cornell needs to devote to email, lowering demand on...
    • 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.
    • Yes. Because G Suite (previously known as Cmail) services are hosted outside of Cornell's networks, using them counts toward the amount of off-campus (Internet) traffic that each student is given...
    • All undergraduate students receive a G Suite account (previously known as Cmail). Student employees who need to work with faculty/staff calendars can activate an Office 365 Exchange account for that purpose.
    • This page describes how alumni set their email delivery options. General information on email delivery can be found in our Delivery Options article. We recommend you read it. Thanks. 
    • This page describes how undergraduate students set their email delivery options. General information on email delivery can be found in the Delivery Options article.
    • As a graduate or professional student, you have an additional option for your Cornell email: an account on the university's Office 365 system.
    • 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...
    • Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and retirees can have email addressed to their Cornell address delivered or forwarded in a number of ways.
    • Once you have a NetID, people can email you using the form NetID@cornell.edu. For example, if your NetID is dxl404, people can email you at dxl404@cornell.edu. This is how your electronic mail...
    • 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 ...